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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Making the Bed

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 […]

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Yoga and Instagram

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 […]

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To Bind or Not to Bind

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 […]

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