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)"
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?"
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?"
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"
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"
My mother was a professional ballet dancer. Although, if you ask her, she will tell you that I am ten times more flexible than she. Hereditary or not, I have been blessed with a rather bendy body. When I was in elementary school, we did this yearly President’s Challenge Fitness thing part of which was […]Read more "To Bind or Not to Bind"