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
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
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
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
I would be lying if I told you it is easy to be the primary caretaker for my two girls, 4 and 1 years old, while working full time teaching 15 fitness and yoga classes a week, and serving as the Lead 200RYT Teacher Trainer and Director of Operations and TRX at Marin… Continue reading 4 Ways I Balance Family, Fitness, and Fun!
The truth is: my husband was disappointed when he found out we were having girls. It sounds harsh, but the reason is because he knows all the problems and drama that girls are more-likely faced with these days, including especially body image issues that lead to anorexia or worse. And as a father who dearly… Continue reading Girls, Healthy Doesn’t Mean Skinny