…and I Became Fearless

I do not look like your typical power yoga teacher/fitness professional.  There is no one that knows that more than me.  I put off taking a teacher training for years because I was waiting for the day when my body looked acceptable enough.  I waited for the day when I would feel comfortable wearing spandex … Continue reading …and I Became Fearless

Compassionate Recovery

This weekend I had the honor of participating in a Yoga Mala benefiting SATYA - Seacoast Area Teachers of Yoga in Action.  I was a little nervous at the beginning just at the thought of doing 108 Sun Salutations.  Doing 108 of anything is a pretty daunting task. At the beginning, I was surprised at how well I … Continue reading Compassionate Recovery

Fearless 14: L-Stands (Handstand Prep)

Let's talk about Handstands and Headstands.  If you've been to a Power Yoga class, they are kind of the "cool kid on campus."  Everyone is impressed by them, and wants to be just like them.  Then there's the rest of us:  the still workin' on my upper body strength, got a weird shoulder, being upside … Continue reading Fearless 14: L-Stands (Handstand Prep)

Ride The Wave

In my yoga teacher training, I remember the first day we discussed the Yamas & Niyamas (Two of the 8 limbs of yoga).  They are ethical guidelines that I think pretty much anyone can agree are worthy endeavors.  Tell the truth, don't steal, don't live to excess, be content, have self-discipline.  I was on board with this … Continue reading Ride The Wave