Yoga for Sailors

Trip dates: 
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Trip length: 
1 day
Type of watercraft: 
  • Sailors Preparing for Yoga

With a gale and more than an inch of rain in the forecast, today seemed like a great time to break out one of those alternative Century Club activities.  I chose doing an online sailing workout.  I really enjoy yoga, so I searched for a practice that was sailing-oriented.  That's how I found Yoga for Sailors, from Lisa Palmiotto Cecchi of Sailing Performance Training.  When I read her bio on the SPT website - past collegiate swimmer at West Point, marathon runner - perhaps I should have gleaned that this was going to be a WORK-out.  Lisa has put together an excellent flow yoga practice that pushes the limits of a novice (without exceeding them) and definitely worked those muscles I use in sailing.  I liked that she incorporated "extras" for more experienced practitioners, but I never felt left out of the game - I just held the starting pose a bit longer and watched her do what someday I hope to be able to achieve.  Thank you SpinSheet for this GREAT suggestion!  I tingled with relaxed energy the rest of the day.