Tag Archive | yoga

Teach-iversary

Teach-iversary

Six years ago, on March 17, I taught my first and second official, for paying clients, yoga classes.  I had the honor of subbing two classes for one of the senior teachers at the studio where I practiced and trained.  Fresh out of the 200-hour training program, I meticulously planned my sequences and assembled a […]

Holiday Safety – Yogi Style

Holiday Safety – Yogi Style

Happy Holidays Yogis!  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  It’s that time of the year to give thanks, celebrate, and share the love.  It’s also that time of the year when we should be mindful of our safety and the safety of those around us. Around the holidays, most cities in the U.S. […]

Let’s Talk Money

Let’s Talk Money

This one is for the yoga teachers.  Let’s talk about the elephant in the room.  No, not Ganesha… money. One of the topics I enjoy to consulting with colleagues on and teaching is the Business of Yoga.  While there are many talented teachers out there, a common shortcoming among them is a discomfort or reluctance […]

Practicing Non-Attachment

Practicing Non-Attachment

It’s hard not to get attached.  My children were born in this house.  We celebrated great grades and promotions in this house.  We gathered and fed wonderful people in this house.  Our family grew in this house.  Our marriage evolved in this house.  We experienced everything from shortage to abundance, grief to joy, seriousness to […]

The Balance of Ego and Humility

The Balance of Ego and Humility

Yoga is a balancing act:  the balance of sukha (ease) and sthira (work), the balance of practice and application, and the balance of ego and humility. Considering ego and humility as energies, can help put this challenge into perspective.  Neither is good or bad, they are simply necessary expressions of Prana or life. When the […]

FORE! Poses for Golfers – Open Shoulders

FORE! Poses for Golfers – Open Shoulders

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or deep into competition, incorporating yoga can improve and strengthen your golf game.  It can also help keep you on the course for many years to come!  A regular yoga practice can benefit the serious and casual golfer alike. Most of us already need to create openness and flexibility through […]

FORE! Poses for Golfers – Twisting

FORE! Poses for Golfers – Twisting

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or deep into competition, incorporating yoga can improve and strengthen your golf game.  It can also help keep you on the course for many years to come!  A regular yoga practice can benefit the serious and casual golfer alike. This week’s focus for golfers is twisting.  How far you can […]