It’s been almost 7 months since I had bi-lateral hip replacements and I thought it was time to have a look at how my yoga poses were coming along. Through the eye of a camera.
Daniel was kind enough to take some photos of me posing ūüėČ
Now, you probably know that I would have deleted the not-so-hot images. Well, maybe you don’t know that I still have some shreds of vanity left, even after the indignities of hospital and rehabilitation and all the muck that goes along with those things (think ¬†walking frames and raised toilet seats and worse).
So here’s trikonasana:

Good ole Triangle


The Flying Moon


Ardha chandrasana was not on the surgeon’s list:

Reclining Hero

The inversions were challenging. They took courage getting into at first.

I had to go back to using the wall. Come to think of it, not bragging, just a fact, I’d never used the wall before, even as a beginner.

Halasana


Forearm Balance


Such a pleasure to do yoga in the Shed, and you can see why because of the view.¬†I wish I could say that I had complete powers of concentration and could ignore the charismatic fauna of my environment: eastern rosellas, kookaburras, king parrots, ducks, and calves.¬†Why move to the country if not to enjoy Nature’s distractions?
Finally, this is my favourite of all the photos and poses:

Ujjayi Pranayama