Dance

Beyonce “Before I Let Go” Dance Challenge

Well, if you didn't know... Beyonce released her latest "Homecoming: The Live Album" two weeks ago, and with it, a new song titled, "Before I Let Go."  Then, she created a  DANCE CHALLENGE to that song.  Beyonce invited her fans to come up with their own dance moves to match the lyrics in her song,… Continue reading Beyonce “Before I Let Go” Dance Challenge

Fitness, Life, Pain

My First Triathlon and What I Want to Remember

I did it. My first triathlon. It was “only” a sprint length, so 1/3 mile swim, 8 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run, but it was a HUGE hurdle for me to face mentally, considering I was and AM only comfortable in 1 of the 3 disciplines. And I only trained for 4 weeks (see… Continue reading My First Triathlon and What I Want to Remember

Life, People

Halloween Family Costume 2018: Finding Nemo (again), Jellyfish, and Daddy Shark Do Doo Do Do Doo

I posted our Finding Nemo Halloween family costume 5 years ago when my older daughter was Nemo, I was a sea anemone, and my husband was a scuba diver.  Well, fast forward to this year, and now my younger daughter fits the Nemo costume, so we had to revisit this aquatic theme again since the Nemo… Continue reading Halloween Family Costume 2018: Finding Nemo (again), Jellyfish, and Daddy Shark Do Doo Do Do Doo

Food, Life, People, Travel

12 Rules While Visiting Japan

Some people may think that Japan has many “rules,” but I think it creates order and a sense of calm. I love rules and I love when people respect and follow rules. I was a Kindergarten teacher after all 😛. These were some of my observations from my one week vacationing in Japan last week:… Continue reading 12 Rules While Visiting Japan

Fitness, Food, Life, Pain, Parenting

10 Tips For Migraine Relief

So you suffer from migraines too? I'm sorry... I understand.  I really do.  And for the first time in probably 25 years, I've finally figured out how to find *some* relief.  Some.  And if you truly get migraines, you are like me and desperate for ANY relief.  So read on... I started getting them in… Continue reading 10 Tips For Migraine Relief

Fitness, People

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Marin Power Yoga: A Recap

10 weeks + 30 hours per week + 11 guest teachers = It's been a long, but amazing summer! Last week, I completed my 300 hour advanced yoga teacher training program at Marin Power Yoga, and once I file all the paperwork with Yoga Alliance, I will be able to combine my previous E-RYT 200… Continue reading 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Marin Power Yoga: A Recap

Fitness, Life, Parenting, People

Mommy and Me Yoga Poses

Our kids just want to spend time with us.  They want to come to work with us, join our date nights, and help with errands.  In my household, I am always doing yoga, so therefore my kids want to do yoga with me all the time! Teaching our kids yoga can provide them with so… Continue reading Mommy and Me Yoga Poses

Fitness, Quotes

How To Do A Sun Salutation

So what exactly is a Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)?  There are several variations, but in general a sun salutation is a series of poses that flow continuously with your breath, and are often performed in the beginning of vinyasa yoga classes to warm up the body.  The most common sun salutation A consists of 8 main poses:… Continue reading How To Do A Sun Salutation