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Misperception, the “Innocent Mistake”, and Cupcakes

Week before last, I attended my teacher Sage Rountree's fantastic Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste five-day teachers' intensive at Carrboro Yoga Company, as part of one of my two 500-hour advanced yoga studies programs. (Yes, I am now enrolled in TWO 500-hour trainings.  The other one is at Asheville Yoga Center.  Yoga geek, much?)… Continue reading Misperception, the “Innocent Mistake”, and Cupcakes

#365yoga, Carrboro, Durham, North Carolina, Yoga, yoga philosophy, yoga practice, yoga teaching

mastering asana: ego inflation or healthy achievement?

In class recently with Ti Harmony, my main yoga teacher, a student joked about never being able to enter his expression of hanumanasana in the USA Yoga National Yoga Asana Championship.  I giggled along with several of my classmates.  It was funny to those of us who practice yoga primarily as a spiritual path rather… Continue reading mastering asana: ego inflation or healthy achievement?

Carrboro, Durham, North Carolina, workshops and events, Yoga, yoga philosophy, yoga practice, yoga teaching

teaching schedule, week of 12/9/12…

I'll be teaching my regular winter schedule this week, with the exception that Ros Schwartz will be subbing my 10:30 a.m. Open Yoga class at Heart of Yoga School on Tuesday, and I will be subbing Gentle Yoga for Jitka at Heart of Yoga School at noon on Thursday after my Open class at 10:30… Continue reading teaching schedule, week of 12/9/12…

Carrboro, Durham, North Carolina, Yoga, yoga teaching

winter 2013 teaching schedule (weekly & series classes)

MONDAYS: Lil' Asana for young yogis ages 6-12, 4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m., Heart of Yoga School (canceled for holiday on 12/31/12; last class at Heart of Yoga on 1/7/13; moves to Carrboro Yoga Company 1/14/13, Mondays 4-5 p.m.) MONDAYS: Flow Yoga 101, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Jan. 7-Feb. 12, 2013 ($75 for the 6-week series, or drop in for… Continue reading winter 2013 teaching schedule (weekly & series classes)

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challenging our assumptions (or, why I take back all the mean things I said about power yoga)

Recently, I was chatting with Sage Rountree, co-owner of Carrboro Yoga Company and Yoga for Athletes expert.  I mentioned that I noticed a Facebook status update she posted about having survived a Bikram Yoga class.  I was curious--what on earth would make her decide to take a Bikram class on purpose?  I mean, they've got… Continue reading challenging our assumptions (or, why I take back all the mean things I said about power yoga)