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Thursday, May 16, 2013

30 Day Power Program

I've been meaning to sit down and write about this but when I do, the words have been escaping.
I think "How do I write this?  How can I clearly explain the changes I believe will happen?" and I stare at the screen.

It hit me today when emailing an interested participant back.  She was concerned about being out of town the first week and whether or not it was worth it to sign up.
My first reaction was kinda iffy.  I thought "jeez, that's 25% of the month..." then I thought "it's still 12+ yoga classes, the bootcamps, the cardio and the nutrition so that still has big value."  
But as I continued writing, I thought "This program is running in June, but the benefits will last far beyond.  This program will still be with you in December."
On paper, it's power yoga, it's nutrition, it's cardio work, it's fitness, it's a bootcamp... But that's just paper (or a screen), and we don't live on paper. 

What we're going to do, the moments we're going to experience, aren't in a script or schedule and I can't predict what you're going to feel physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually.  

I can tell you this, how you make decisions will probably change.  We will no longer have an "auto pilot brain," just cruising along.  You'll know what you're eating and why you're eating it.  The food you decide to put in your mouth will no longer be a habit, it will be an intelligent, mindful choice. 
How you decide to train yourself physically will change.  You'll have a better understanding of what your body needs and when it needs it.  You're body is a magnificent system and we'll learn to trust it again, making decisions off of needs and not wants. 

Yes this is training.  Yes, you will burn calories, you will lose weight, you will time and tighten and at the end of the 30 days you will feel amazing.  Probably better than your even imagining right now.  You're going to do things on day 30 you couldn't do on day 1.

You're going to do things you haven't done in a long time or even ever.  You're going to doubt yourself and question if you're doing the right thing... And you'll feel incredible afterwards.  

If you've read my blogs, you know where Ive been and you know I'm on the path with you.  
This could be a month you remember for a very, very long time.