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
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
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
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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Last September, I had just moved to Marin County from Pasadena and gratefully began my Fall teaching schedule with only 2 classes for Bay Club Marin and Mill Valley Community Center. Four months later in January, that number went up to 8 classes when I joined Marin Power Yoga, and now exactly one year later,… Continue reading Joining the fitmob Team and My New Fall Schedule!
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”
Is it possible to synchronize yoga movements with musical melodies and lyrics? I've never thought of yoga as a choreographed "dance," but here is my attempt at trying it out. By the way, this is the direct result of having a caffeinated beverage (milk tea) after dinner: Creating random yoga dance routines at 3 am.… Continue reading Yoga Dance