Yoga: Hands on Assists

One of the more unique aspects of a yoga class is the idea of hands on assists that are provided by the instructor and even an assistant.  If your new to yoga, this is when the yoga instructor comes around the room to help you physically experience the pose in a deeper level. The physical…

My First Paid Yoga Gig

About three weeks ago I had an audition at a gym that I thought I had completely and totally flopped. The gym was noisy and unfamiliar. At the audition, I was unusually quiet and not quite sure what I was doing. I felt feeling certain they wouldn’t hire me.  I followed up by email and,…

Review: Crushing on Yoga Crush 

I was recently surfing Facebook for yoga business related Facebook Groups and stumbled upon an amazing resource that I wanted to share with you.  It’s called: YogaCrush. Specifically I have tuned into the amazing hour long yoga business podcasts that are regularly published and incredibly addicting.  The host and owner, Suzanne Moscovitch, is intelligent, femanine…

Recipe: Uplifting Turmeric Milk Tea

A few months ago I started researching Ayurvedic recipies and home remedies to help support my older sister who was pregnant with her first baby. Turmeric was an indregident that seems to come up over and over again. Though it adds a gorgeous golden color to anything it is added to, it doesn’t have a…

Book Review: Living Your Yoga

In her book, Living Your Yoga, Judith Hanson Lasater opens up to share some of of the lost intimate lessons and stories learned from her physical and philosophical yoga practice. She is a very famous and well respected yogi. It’s a fairly easy read that makes the traditional teachings of yoga (compassion, self-care, etc.) much easier to…

200 Hour Yoga Teaching Certification

A week from today I start yoga teaching certification training. I started this blog to chronicle my progress.  • What is the current focus of my practice? Physically, my focus has been building strength through the alignment of postures.  Mentally, my focus is reshaping negative talk (self talk and negativity in general) into optimism and…

Part I: Hydration Experiment 

Goal: Drink 75 oz of water per day for two weeks and share my challenges, observations and hopefully the success of the experiment.  I see a lot of articles in magazines, blogs, Pinterest, etc. that state we are not drinking enough water. The amount of water each of the articles claim we should consume seems…

Rainy Morning Yoga

This weekend I had been looking forward to an Equinox yoga event on Lawn on D, but Mother Nature had other ideas for me. It rained for most for most of the morning and the event managers sent out an email stating the session had been cancelled.  So I lit candles and opened the windows…