Festivals, yoga and friends...
I hope you are all keeping well and thank you so much for your lovely comments. Hello Jo, it's really good to see your blog entry and many many best wishes for your new home. Seems like all the teacher bloggers are decorating their houses for Christmas. First we saw Helen's Christmas tree and Jo, I'm sure there must be some specific names of all those decoratives. I'm just trying to give it a go: 1)?, 2) Santa sock, 3) maybe a perfumed candle,4) Christmas tree, 5) Probably another Christmas tree.
Speaking of festivals, tomorrow we are celebrating Baqar Eid in which we sacrifice animals to mark the tradition of Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him). Along with this, Muslims all over the world also perform Hajj (pilgrimage) to the holy city Makkah a day before eid. I will write some more about eid and with some photos as well.
Jo and friends, it would be a pleasure to give you some tips on yoga and some quick yoga poses for all those computer users. To make the most out of your yoga, it is important to keep a watch on the alignment of your body. Never push yourself too hard in the pose and first listen to your body and yoga will do the rest for you. Here are some yoga stretches to relax you while sitting on your computer chair. A small note: It is best to take your shoes off before doing these stretches, especially in case of high heels.
1-Cat-Cow stretch: Bring both feet flat on the floor.
Bring your hands onto your knees. On an inhale, arch the back and look up toward the ceiling. On the exhale, round the spine and let your head drop forward.
Repeat for 3-5 breaths.
2- Sitting tree pose: Bring both feet flat on the floor, now stretch both hands out above your head, interlace them together and stay in this position for 10 counts. Bend forward that your chest rests on the thighs and the hands will be just in line with the head making a 'V'.
3-Twist: The twist can be done by both sitting on the floor as well as on the chair.
Let me know how do you find these stretches like and I will post some more performing them myself.
Dear Mehjabeen, thank you so much for you kind words! As for travelling on the bus, I often have to go through this trial:) By the way, where have you been?
Hey Carmen! Come to Karachi and I will be your guide and will show you so many more colourful buses. Hope your cough is better now:)
Thank you James! I always like reading your nice comments.
Pary, how are you? It's really good to see you here. Give my best love to your little angels.
Marianna, Today I took some more pictures of pigeons and a couple of shots of the sunrise. The sky was beautiful in the morning so couldn't resist to take some shots of the morning sun:) I will share them soon.
Hello Liz! Thank you for liking the pictures of the buses. It's almost our regular routine to travel by bus so yes, have got used to it somehow:) I also like to travel by rikshaw.
Karoun, thank you for your kind comment! I found your comment very interesting:)
Anita, I took those pictures from my parents' room.
Daria, this art is done by the people who have excelled in it.
It's time to say good night!
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