The Essence of Yoga

God bless her, my mother keeps asking me to teach her some "yoga poses".  It makes sense.  I taught her dance aerobics, step aerobics, zumba, weight lifting and roller blading.  Each craze I've embraced, she's embraced, and I adore her for it.   So why did I get so annoyed when she kept pushing me … Continue reading The Essence of Yoga

Strange Yogi Sayings

I am often puzzled (my nice way of saying WTF??) at what is said at my yoga studio.  Phrases often seem obvious, ridiculous or simply crazy.  This weekend I came to understand 2 such phrases, one of which I'll write about here. I spent the entire weekend doing a "Sing Yourself Awake" workshop with Suzanne … Continue reading Strange Yogi Sayings

Competitive Yoga, the Soul & Donuts

I am a competitive person.  I inherited this from my father.  Lest he deny this, I'll remind him of balloon volleyball. I had just moved into a new home with my 3 boys, all under the age of 10.  The home had a huge room with concrete floors, a few windows and nothing else.  My … Continue reading Competitive Yoga, the Soul & Donuts