Category Archives: listening to your body

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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New Year, New Beginnings that Stand Throughout the Year.

Happy New Year everyone! I can’t believe it’s 2015. We all know that the new year often brings New Year’s Resolutions. Often people commit to becoming a healthier person. With that comes the diets and the exercise. A commitment to … 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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Ashtanga sequence for the gym population

I just recently learned an Ashtanga sequence that is great for the gym if you teach yoga at one. I do. A gym’s yoga clients can be so diverse…lots of ages, different fitness abilities, different reasons for coming to yoga, … Continue reading

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Other Yoga Class Formats???

I can’t tell you how many yoga discussion boards I’m part of through various websites and Facebook. There are lots of interesting discussions ranging in yoga topics galore! One popular question I often see is the “what should I call … Continue reading

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National Yoga Month – September 2014

Hello Yogis! Wow, I can’t believe it is September already! This year certainly is flying by. The good news is that it is “National Yoga Month” once again. Yay! Normally, I celebrate our month by teaching special classes where I … Continue reading

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After Every Storm There is a Rainbow

As we go through our lives, we experience the highs and lows that life in general hands us. Highs are joyful events such as births, marriages, and success. On the flip side, the lows are things like death, job loss, … Continue reading

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