Flat Yoga: An Illustrated Essay

Note: This essay was originally published in April 2020 by Z. Ahmed (@mirrorgrl on Instagram), curator of quarantine art series Homebodies and reposted with permission. The call for submissions is still open!

ALSO: This is my first time trying to include alternate text on images, which is to increase accessibility. I would appreciate feedback.

Name: Lekey Leidecker
Hometown: Berea, KY factually; New York City spiritually
Home during COVID-19: North London, UK
Preferred Creative Medium: Words
Favorite Yoga Pose: Viparita Virabhadrasana (reverse warrior)
Best British Phrase: “You f*ckin’ what?!”

5 Quarantine Trends You’ll Sit Out On:

  1. being more productive
  2. producing extensive content about COVID-19 (this is the first and only thing I’ve made about it)
  3. adopting new hobbies/starting new projects
  4. sharing extensively about new hobbies/projects
  5. Tiger King
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square with black text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square with black text, read in the photo caption.
Same background has a white square with a sketch of Big Ben and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
Same background has a white square with a sketch of Big Ben and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.
A background photo of colorful cloths has a white square and handwritten text, read in the photo caption.

Opinionated Tibetan American storyteller www.lekeyleidecker.com

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