Yoga is Intimidating 

I graduated from teacher training at the beginning of July. Since then, I have had the pleasure of sharing these teachings with some new students. Through these classes, the biggest thing I have learned is that many people find yoga intimidating. One friend told me that she would rather go to a HIIT (High Intensity […]

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I Am Allowed to do This 

I am one week in to my yoga teacher training at Yoga Vida.  We learned philosophy (which I loved) and anatomy (which may be the reason I fail this class).  Every day begins with asana practice (AKA a yoga class).  The first day, I smiled realizing that – were I at my old job, I […]

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365 Handstands, One Year

Inversions, for me – anyway, always look so impressive.  Yoga is hard enough, but to do these things upside down?  Just seemed impossible.  So when I saw that Yoga Vida was offering an inversion workshop, I decided to give it a try.  This was back in 2014 and I was immediately hooked. There is something […]

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Meal Planning

Prior to writing this, I was planning to open with a self-deprecating joke about how I don’t actually plan my meals but that naming the post “making extra food so your husband doesn’t starve” wasn’t a good title. But having done a little research, it turns out I am doing a pretty good job.  And […]

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Finding My Way Home

In November of last year, after five years with the comany, I quit a job that I loved but which I worried had become too “easy.”  I use quotes because my job was nothing close to easy – however, I knew it like the back of my hand.  I was comfortable and convinced that I […]

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