Fitness, Life

Marin Power Yoga Teacher Training

It is crazy how life unfolds itself, all in its own timing.  You cannot always plan out the future and you definitely cannot predict the future.  All you can do is live your life and let the dots connect. As a little girl, I remember setting up my stuffed animals on the bed and I… Continue reading Marin Power Yoga Teacher Training

Life, Parenting

Halloween Family Costume 2015: Pandamania

To keep with my family tradition of a Halloween themed costume, here is a short post about this year's theme: Pandas!  It always starts by asking my older daughter (4 years old) what she wants to be.  I was expecting "Princess" or "Anna and Elsa," but to my surprise, she picked my favorite animal ever -… Continue reading Halloween Family Costume 2015: Pandamania

Fitness, Life, Pain, Quotes, Ramblings

“You Must Do The Thing Which You Think You Cannot Do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

This past weekend I taught my Power Yoga class and began with 2 questions for my students to reflect on: What is something in your yoga practice that you have wanted to try or achieve, but you have been held back because of fear?  (For example, fear of falling, fear of not being strong enough,… Continue reading “You Must Do The Thing Which You Think You Cannot Do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Fitness, Quotes

Lolasana (Pendant) Yoga Pose Drills Choreographed to The Chordettes “Lollipop”

What is my current least favorite yoga pose?  HANDS DOWN: Lolasana, or Pendant pose.  It's just one of those poses that "looks" like something I should be able to do, but then when I go to try it, I press down on my hands and oh, it is SO heavy... why do my legs NOT lift… Continue reading Lolasana (Pendant) Yoga Pose Drills Choreographed to The Chordettes “Lollipop”

Fitness, Life

Instagram Challenge: #4WeeksOfCoreTreats

Alright, so I am officially convinced that Yoga Challenges work now.  A yoga challenge is a commitment to a daily, consistent practice on a specific skill or pose.  In June, I did my own Handstand Challenge and improved my handstand time from 1 minute 44 seconds to 2 minutes 50 seconds.  In July, I joined three different Instagram… Continue reading Instagram Challenge: #4WeeksOfCoreTreats

Fitness, Music, Parenting, Quotes

Power Yoga Playlist – “Earth”

On April 22nd each year, we celebrate Earth Day.  It is a great reminder to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!  A perfect example is observing the habits of my 3 year old daughter and realizing I have plenty of teachable moments to show her how we can be much kinder to the environment! Example #1) After… Continue reading Power Yoga Playlist – “Earth”