Category Archives: Exercise

Shake Up Your Asana…

What I really mean is your butt. Asana is the Sanskrit term for yoga poses. And our butt is the largest muscle group in our bodies. Anyways, I’ve been hearing a lot lately about weak glutes (our butt muscles) and … Continue reading

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Salutation to Earth Day 2017 Yoga Class

I teach all sorts of yoga classes at a variety of locations and I’m always looking for ideas and themes. Another year has passed and just around the corner we celebrate a special day called “Earth Day.” Earth Day is … Continue reading

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Summertime Lull and Yoga Activities to Bring Clients Back

Summertime is often a lull for yoga classes. It can be frustrating when you are used to a full class and then all of a sudden your numbers drop sometimes drastically. Some people take it personally but they really shouldn’t. … Continue reading

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Spring Influences

I can’t believe it is already March! According to the calendar, March 20 is the first day of spring. (I know some of us live in the north and spring shows it’s face at different times. In Colorado, we call … Continue reading

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February Themes… Heart Openers

We are in the midst of February and I’m seeing what other yoga instructors and studios are offering in terms of special classes. The three main themes typically are “Heart Openers,” “Heart Chakra,” and “Partner Yoga.” In the past, I … Continue reading

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Strike a Pose

You see others doing it… at the park, on Facebook… I’ve finally have joined the ranks of other yogis by participating a in yoga photo session with a professional photographer. Let me tell you, it was a lot of fun … Continue reading

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1st Week of January…My Yoga Theme

Here it is the first week in January. I have three yoga classes to teach and I expect I’ll see newbies. One thing I see often from people whether they are yoga newbies or seasoned yogis, is people make judgements … Continue reading

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