Intergrative Yoga Therapy – The first chapter

With only a few days left of 2013, I signed up for a Yoga Therapy home study program. I signed up with Integrative Yoga Therapy. They describe this field as: Integrative Yoga Therapy is a pioneer and leader in training Yoga professionals who can bring the ancient insights of Yoga into mainstream wellness programs. Our programs are based on a vision of health as a … Continue reading Intergrative Yoga Therapy – The first chapter

blocks are friends

Blocks are Friends not Enemies

Blocks seem to be quite misunderstood. I walk around in classes that I teach seeing people with just 1 fingertip on the ground, wobbling back and forth, or hunched over just to try to hold the pose without a block. Why make yourself struggle so much? If only your finger tips reach the ground, you’re not really getting into the pose. That’s OK that you … Continue reading Blocks are Friends not Enemies

Private Yoga Lessons!

I am now offering private lessons! Yay! Lessons will be held at either Eco Fitness Location. Either downtown or in Mt. Pleasant. Downtown 69 Wentworth Street Charleston, SC 29401 Mount Pleasant 627 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 You can choose to have a half hour class, or full hour lesson. Eco fitness also provides several different packages of multiple lessons. We will work … Continue reading Private Yoga Lessons!

Holding back, no longer

I’ve been holding back, thinking that the gym-goers wouldn’t want to go to yoga if there was ‘OMing’ involved or anything mildly spiritual. But somethings my teacher said Saturday, really hit home. Not doing those parts of class is like lying, or hiding part of yourself and part of the practice. Those are the things that make yoga yoga, and not just come crazy jumping … Continue reading Holding back, no longer

Teaching Kidz Yoga

I spent the weekend at a kids yoga teaching program for a local non-profit. It’s called Yoga Kidz and they take yoga classes to local elementary schools. These schools have built a yoga class right into their weekly schedule, which is great! The yoga teaches the kids so many great things, plus kids love to move, so why not sneak some great lessons into the … Continue reading Teaching Kidz Yoga

Who am I?

Simple enough question. Right? Wrong.

Yesterday I had a class scheduled for 2:30pm. No one showed up. Here’s what went through my head. Well it may not have gone exactly like this minute for minute, but you get the idea.

2:20pm – I’ve got an awesome sequence planed. Can’t wait!

2:25pm – Why isn’t anyone here yet?

2:30pm – I guess no ones coming. I’ll stay a little while.

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