Fitness, People

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Marin Power Yoga: A Recap

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

Fitness, Life, Parenting, People, Quotes, Travel

4 Ways I Balance Family, Fitness, and Fun!

    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!

Fitness, Food, Life, Pain, Parenting, People, Quotes

Girls, Healthy Doesn’t Mean Skinny

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

Fitness, Life, People, Quotes

Yoga is Not a Competition

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

Fitness, Music, Quotes

Power Yoga Playlist – “President Style”

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”

Fitness, Food, Life, People

5 Ways to Stay Healthy at 94 Years Old

Today, my grandmother turned 94 years young.  And the amazing thing is that she is still the same Nai Nai I remember as a child - independent, thoughtful, active, energetic, and passionate.  How is she still just as healthy now as she was 30 years ago?  Here are 5 ways to stay healthy that we… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Healthy at 94 Years Old