Well, I personally loved the movie The Wrestler. Anne, however, did not find it to be so great. It was reasonably graphic and violent and all that but I thought it was really good. Everything that everyone has said about Mickey Rourke's performance I would have to agree with. He absolutely transcends himself. He really does. I could not believe that I was watching an actor play a wrestler and not a wrestler acting. Very cool. Worth some blood and graphic smack downs in my opinion, to see acting of that caliber. Same with Marissa Tomei, who plays a very believable stripper.
Yesterday was fun. I had a most productive meeting with Desirae who owns and operates the fantastic Breath and Body Yoga studio. Mark the date March 6-8. I will be teaching a weekend workshop up there so please join me if you can. And stay tuned this spring and summer for her offerings to include Anusara Yoga classes and intensives. So fun! Great flow classes in the style of Baron Baptiste, Shiva Rea and now, Anusara Yoga to join the mix.
Kelly and I went to Clear Spring Studio to meet up with the gang there for and afternoon practice. We used was a back bending sequence that buillds to kapotasana that Patricia Walden taught in Sante Fe, New Mexico a few years ago. I happened to be at that retreat so it was fun revisiting the sequence. I am better now than I was then and got much deeper into the pose. Kelly helped me get a solid grip on my heels so my new years goal is well within reach. A centimeter or two a month and well, I should have my ankles no problem! Although really if I can get my own hands to my own heels I am going to feel pretty happy about that.
Then we went to The Alamo for dinner and a movie. Very fun day all in all. Other mundane details of my life include the Uhaul truck loading we will be doing tomorrow and the happy news that the appointment has been set for the closing on our house on Tuesday. So the move is well, moving right along.