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Valuable insights for your yoga journey

My summer (The Practice of Life)

While in yoga school this past week, our teacher Noah decided to have a "Yogis Got Talent" evening. It was not mandatory to participate, but I really wanted to prove to my school mates that

The Plight of the (somewhat) seasoned yoga teacher

I am, in corporate terms, a mid-level management yoga teacher. I have 10 years of experience teaching yoga. I have 15 years of practice under my belt. I have spent hundreds of hours and thousands

Yoga School – Part 3 of 6

Well, I am procrastinating yet again. I could be fiendishly pumping out more Pose Research Sheets in preparation for my week in LA at yoga school. Or panicking. Instead, I am sitting on my living

The practice of studentship

I have been in Seattle, teaching yoga for one year now. As I establish myself and build a student base, this means a lot of subbing. A lot of it. And in the course of

The (not-so-glamorous) reality of being a yoga teacher

So you want to be a yoga teacher? Well, let me tell you a thing or two. And it ain't too pretty. In the past year, I have been asked by several newly minted teachers

Playing the edge of my practice

It's been a little over a week since my return from San Marcos, Texas.  I was in San Marcos for a four-day intensive with one of my teacher, Christina Sell. It was intense. I am

Me, myself and I – A self-love (and loathe) affair

On the eve of my first Valentine’s day as a married woman, I reflect back on an amazing year with a wonderful man who became my husband 10 months ago. It was not love at