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

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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

Fitness, Music

#StopDropAndDance With Grace Ling Yu

So you know when a catchy song comes on the radio, and your body just wants to MOVE? Well, that's exactly how I feel, pretty much on a daily basis.  Justin Timberlake's latest song, "Can't Stop the Feeling," is no joke.  When I first heard that song, it was around 10pm.  And I stayed up another… Continue reading #StopDropAndDance With Grace Ling Yu

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Prenatal Yoga Dance to “How Long Will I Love You,” By Ellie Goulding

Mother's Day just passed two days ago, and at times I am still in disbelief that Mother's Day is now a celebration for me too!  How much changes in 5 years... from never sleeping in anymore, to taking 1 hour to get out of the house in the mornings versus 15 minutes, to having stuff...… Continue reading Prenatal Yoga Dance to “How Long Will I Love You,” By Ellie Goulding

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Best TRX Core Exercises Choreographed to Me and My Girls by Selena Gomez

TRX was absolutely foreign to me in the beginning of this year.  I had no idea what it was, not to mention what you do with it.  Well, well, well.  My studio, Marin Power Yoga, made the BEST decision about 9 months ago to invest in TRX and add this amazing workout into our class… Continue reading Best TRX Core Exercises Choreographed to Me and My Girls by Selena Gomez

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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”

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How to Get Started With Suspension Based Training

What is Suspension Based Training (SBT)? Imagine two adjustable straps hanging down from a secure point on the ceiling with handles and loops at the bottom.  Now imagine your hands holding the handles and doing exercises from bicep curls to push ups to rows.  Or perhaps your feet are in the loops and you are… Continue reading How to Get Started With Suspension Based Training

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The Meaning of Easter Through Dance

What is the meaning of Easter? To me, Easter is love, sacrifice, and hope. It is a love that we receive regardless how many times we make mistakes, hurt others, or criticize ourselves.  It is a love that never leaves our side.  It is a love so deep that we were worth dying for. It… Continue reading The Meaning of Easter Through Dance

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Yoga Dance – “Make You Feel My Love”

It's been about 9 months since my first Yoga Dance, and now that I am a year older as of yesterday, I decided it was time to try doing another one.  Yoga is such a challenging and humbling practice.  There is always something more to learn, more to grow, more to develop... and yet, we… Continue reading Yoga Dance – “Make You Feel My Love”