Check out my first piece for Recovering Yogi, one of my favorite yoga blogs, here. I'd love to hear what you think.
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
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?
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…
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)
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)