Admit it – there’s a certain type of joy that comes from seeing another person be just a little bit scared. Not in a mean-spirited way, of course, we’re just talking about short-lived, ultimately harmless fear here. The joy comes from watching someone experience that moment of fear, and move through it. Before you think…… Continue reading fear/comfort zones/magic
I swear, when I left my house this morning, it was damn near chilly out. But by midmorning when I lay on my mat for savasana, the sun was out in full-force and I was a sweaty, happy little yogi in the middle of George Street. For anyone even remotely familiar with St. John’s, there…… Continue reading george street goes zen
When was the last time you told someone, point-blank, “you’re really terrible at that”, or “wow, your hair looks awful today”? How about the last time another person said something like that to you? I’m thinking, for most people, it’d be a struggle to recall a time that that happened. It’s just not a thing…… Continue reading be gentle with yourself
Dear yoga: I hope that by writing this, today, I don’t sound like the crappy boyfriend who only buys flowers on Valentine’s Day. You know I love you every day, right? If I could, I’d wear lulu’s and “I heart yoga” shirts every day, and run away to some beautiful beach with just my yoga…… Continue reading dear yoga (a love letter on international yoga day)
Ready for your annoyingly positive quote of the day? (I know, I’m lame, but those Pinterest motivational quote boards are almost like a guilty pleasure for me. Whatever, judge away..) “Work out because you love your body, not because you hate it.” In a society that’s uber-focused on diets, fitness, and -let’s be honest here-…… Continue reading in case you need a reminder…
It’s been more than a while since I’ve written about my “journey” as a yoga teacher. I guess it’s time for a little update. So, how’s it going? Hmmm, ummmmm, yeah, about that. Honestly, I haven’t been doing much teaching at all lately. I was away in Portugal for a week, and missed my class…… Continue reading do what you love. no more. no less.