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
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
The very first official yoga training I went to was YogaFit Level 1. One of the main principles they shared was to teach our students that yoga is not a competition. It is easy to practice yoga in a room full of people and compare yourself to others, either thinking that you will never be… Continue reading Yoga is Not a Competition
When I prepare for my yoga classes each week, I first decide on a theme for the week such as gratitude, fear, or perseverance. Then I search for inspirational quotes to share with my classes that fit the theme. Finally, I try to make a playlist that has at least a couple, if not all,… Continue reading Power Yoga Playlist – “President Style”
It started with a recent visit to Starbucks when the barista surprised me and "forgot to enter" one of my two Gingerbread Lattes. I was so touched because I have never been on the receiving end of a random act of kindness like that. But it reminded me why this is my absolute favorite time… Continue reading Holiday Acts of Kindness
Dear Michelle, Do you remember the first time I met you? It was my first time walking on the Eaton campus as a brand-new teacher, and I was a lost puppy trying to find my displaced portable room 1 among all the construction. You and Stacey were the first people that greeted me and welcomed… Continue reading Remembering Michelle