Category Archives: Fun

Thru Hiking; Take One…

Pretty much all of my hiking has been what is known as “day hikes;” although some have been really long days in the range of 9-12 hours. In my day hikes, I’ve trekked a variety of elevations with 14, 433 … Continue reading

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Out There

Two of my loves are yoga and hiking. I regularly practice yoga as well as teach it. Vinyasa, slow flow, yin, and restorative are my go to practices. But I’m not your stereotypical yogi. As much as I love yoga, … 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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Partner Yoga

I’m betting that many of you will try out a “Partner Yoga” class this month. Perhaps you explore it on Valentine’s Day or maybe this month since it is the month of the heart. Maybe you are taking a class. … 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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Moving Inward: Practicing with Closed Eyes

I recently learned a style of yoga where you pursue practice with your eyes shut. The whole time! Yep, no peeking. It is actually quite an interesting take on one’s yoga practice. The first time, I attended a class, I didn’t get … Continue reading

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