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 "
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 […]Read more "I Am Allowed to do This "
Don’t get me wrong – by no means do I wish to weigh that much again. I was 116 in high school. In college, under the constant criticism of a boyfriend (who I now loving refer to as “the jackass”) I went back down to that number for a short while. But I really can’t […]Read more "How Did I Ever Weigh 116 Lbs?"
I love the idea of smoothies. Always have – it’s an easy way to get your nutrition. But I have NEVER been able to make one. I try. But I either break the blender (no joke, I have broken two NutriBullets) or I make a smoothie that consists of nothing but milk and blueberries. And […]Read more "My Smoothies are the Worst"
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?"
I have been focusing on my handstand practice for almost a year now but I try to pepper in a different challenge from time to time. Hosted by some of my favorite Instagram yogis, I decided to give this one a try. For days one through three, I did something I never have before – posted […]Read more "Bringing Flexy Back Challenge (Part One)"