I need a routine. And yes, I have said this before. However, since being fired, the need for a schedule has become that much more evident to me. I thought that not going to work every day would automatically – with no actual work on my part – turn me into a gym rat. With […]Read more "Making the Bed"
Instagram has completely changed my yoga practice. And I have my friend Katie to thank for it. While she has now become a yoga instructor herself, this was not the case when she first turned me on to the world of Instagram yoga it was by inviting me to join her in a challenge. We were […]Read more "Yoga and Instagram"
I worry about the strangest things. Currently debating the following: Can leggings be pants? I’ve always maintained a hard stance that they can not and are not. But if I become a yoga teacher, won’t I be wearing them ALL THE TIME? Would I wear jeans to the studio and then change? That seems silly. […]Read more "Can Leggings Be Pants?"
I saw the ingredients for this recipe (shared on my friend’s Facebook wall) before I knew what it was called. I questioned that it had anything to do with teriyaki. But then it occurred to me that I didn’t actually know what went into teriyaki sauce. How exciting! So if you have a deep pan […]Read more "One Bowl Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetables (Monday Meals)"
In practice, there really isn’t a noticeable difference between Balancing Stick Pose and Warrior III. However, hearing one name vs the other depends on what kind of yoga class you are taking. And if you hear Balancing Stick Pose or Tulandandasana called out, you are in a Bikram Yoga class, and this pretty little pose is […]Read more "Balancing Stick Pose (Tulandandasana)"
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 […]Read more "365 Handstands, One Year"
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 […]Read more "Meal Planning"