Last weekend, I participated in a three-day Ayurveda immersion at Yoga Vida. I will admit – at first, I was skeptical. And I really only signed up for the course because it counts towards the next step in my yoga teacher training (accumulation of 300 hours in addition to the 200 I earned during the […]Read more "Ayurvedic Dinacharya (Morning Routine)"
Host Keri Verna (AKA Beach Yoga Girl) wrote that she chose the postures because they were some of her favorite and made a nice heart shape when grouped together. But as many of them are also heart openers and because I have written about most of these postures in earlier blog posts, I thought we […]Read more "The Heart of Practice Challenge "
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 […]Read more "Yoga is Intimidating "
When I was in high school, Eight Minute Abs came out. At the time, you had to order the VHS tape via phone – not you can just click on THIS link and watch the whole thing. Yes, that is the original video from the early 90s. I don’t blame you if you want to […]Read more "Is Ten Minutes Enough?"
The doughnuts are a metaphor, a stand-in, an idea. They aren’t always doughnuts for me. They are often a glass of wine or a manicure that I didn’t really need. The doughnuts in the title of this blog… Let’s take a step back. I started writing this because I wanted to show people that balance […]Read more "The Doughuts Can Be Anything, Not Everything"
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"