Category Archives: progress

Do what lights you up: Month 5 of yoga teacher training

Month five of yoga teacher training is finished and we have now passed the half way mark.  It doesn’t seem possible, but it is.  June and July were tough and tiring months of training.  We focused on breaking down poses … Continue reading

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#noshirtnoshoesnoshame: Reflections on a Yoga challenge

I have been participating in an Instagram challenge to post a photo  in a yoga pose that shows my belly.  The challenge came from fellow Core Strength Vinyasa teachers Melissa Scott (my teacher) and Thea Pueschel.  The point is not … Continue reading

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Laughter, Singing and Asana: Weekend 4 of Yoga Teacher Training

Approach both your life and your postures with an eye to the process, and let go of the results. Stand easy in all the postures of your life, firm but relaxed. (Rolf Gates, Meditations from the Mat) This past weekend … Continue reading

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Yoga school: month three bones and breath

I spent this past weekend at yoga school, the new name for teacher training thanks to one of my yoga sister’s little girls.  This month the focus was on anatomy. We got to know Steven this weekend, Julie Maharrey’s sidekick and … Continue reading

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Five rides, four swims and then some: Update on the 30 for 30 challenge

  I have a number of posts in mind but I have not had much time this week.  I wanted to write a brief update on the 30 for 30 challennge though.  So far, so good.   Since the beginning … Continue reading

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Caught the bug: Fitness challenge

When I told Sam that I was ready to register for a race again, his response was, “you caught the bug.”  Yes, I’m back. I have not done much cycling since Augusta and I don’t think I have run a … Continue reading

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Voyages of discovery: Pursuing yoga practice

As I prepared to begin my yoga teacher training I decided that I wanted to document my practice and the progress over the next 9 months.  My recent posts have revealed my apprehension, questioning and excitement about this process.  What … Continue reading

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