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 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)"
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"
Practice and all is coming. It may not be super obvious from the photos, but I have gotten SO much better at this posture. The first time I did it, I basically got my toe off the ground for like two seconds and yelled at my husband to take the photo. Looking at my second […]Read more "Eka Pada Koundinyasana "
I feel like I JUST wrote about this, because I did. But I want to get back on track with posting – after a mini vacation hiatus. So here we go… Last week I was brave and not only tried my first ever Zumba class, but also tried out a new yoga studio: Laughing Lotus. […]Read more "Weekly Workouts (June 1st)"
When I first started going to yoga regularly, five years ago, I had a Nike mat that looked something like this. It came for free with my Nike Yoga bag. It was nicer than the rental mats so I thought I was doing pretty well. I was also doing Bikram five times a week so […]Read more "Investing in a Yoga Mat"