We think it was some sort of drainage hole, since it was at the bottom of the property’s slope. It just so happened to perfectly fit a trampoline inside it (seriously, the trampoline was level with the grass) and look like a pit where Scientologists would put suppressive persons. Very odd.
Yes, yoga studio I used to frequent had cold lavender washcloths afterwards. She used to put them over our eyes while we were in shavanasa.
A bowl with good quality paper towels in it. Pour over chilled water with a capful of either rosewater or orange blossom water (food grade from an Indian or Persian groceris super cheap). Alternatively a couple of spray bottles with the same liquid should do the trick.
You may also wish to consider a spray bottle containing a 50-50 mixture of rubbing alcohol and regular tap water. I like to spray this mixture on my hands and legs after walking as I find it both cooling and (sorta) cleansing. The alcohol odor (if any) tends to dissipate quite rapidly as well, leaving me refreshed and… Read more
I think the witch hazel wipes are a good idea. But if you want to reduce the trash how about a homemade facial mist? Everyone could lightly spray their face, back of the neck. There are lots of easy spritz ideas online. And keep the lights off in the room if that’s possible. I'm sure your students will appreciate… Read more
I love the idea of the witch hazel wipes! One of the worst feelings in this oppressive heat is just constantly feeling grimy (and underboob sweat). I have also found that minty/mentholated candies help, so maybe a little bowl of Life Savers or mint hard candies.
I think this is sorta a new thing? previously idioms (that’s an idiom, right?) were mostly used in verbal conversation, so it was harder to notice wrong spellings and such. I’m pretty sure articles have been written about this, but right now the only other one that comes to mind is “toe the line”, with a lot of… Read more
“Adulting”, “toxins” (when not talking about actual specific toxins), “vibes”,