I’m working on it.

"Gain and victory to others.  Loss and defeat to myself." - Buddhist proverb "I don't want this shirt to be too fitted.  Nobody wants to see this." She pointed to her belly and laughed in a self-deprecating way.  I looked at her body, and I was perplexed at what was so disgusting that she needed … Continue reading I’m working on it.

Happy Birthday to All of Us

It's the eve of my 32nd birthday, and my mind is simply boggled when I look back at all the changes 2014 has brought me.  This year, I finished my yoga teacher training, moved across the country, changed careers, and fell into this kind of crazy whirlwind of a life.  I am amazed sometimes at … Continue reading Happy Birthday to All of Us

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Tomorrow is the Summer Solstice and YogaGypsy is hosting a Yoga Mala (or a class of 108 Sun Salutations).  It sounds really hard, and I know from my past personal experience, if it sounds hard....I don't want to do it!  One thing a regular yoga practice has taught me is that being uncomfortable, working really … Continue reading 108

Day 4: Wheel Pose

It's Day 4 of the Instagram Challenge, and today we are doing Wheel Pose or Urdhva Dhanurasana.  I decided to take it to the park since it is so beautiful outside.  I did this pose without a mat to really get in touch with the ground and nature. It felt awesome until I broke out in a … Continue reading Day 4: Wheel Pose

Day 2: Revolved Half Moon

Day 2 of the Instagram Challenge is Revolved Half Moon or Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana. You may notice that I am twisting away from the camera.  That is because twisting to the right is easier for me than twisting to the left.  Here is what I look like twisting the other way: It's much harder for my … Continue reading Day 2: Revolved Half Moon