Category Archive for: ‘Life’

I’m not exactly afraid of heights, but when you peek over a ravine, for most people doing a handstand isn’t on the top of their list. It’s wasn’t exactly on mine either. Balancing on your hands is one thing, but adding the risk of tumbling to your death, some would definitely consider that going too […]

When I throw a balancing posture into the mix when I teach yoga, it’s not uncommon for me to see frustration or see someone that is a little irritated (okay, they’re pissed). This usually happens because the student really really REALLY wants the pose. I’ve also seen disappointment inn students that don’t hit their desired […]

I’m not one of those trainers or coaches that takes pride in scaring my clients or students. I don’t try to see if someone can throw up or make them pass out (which isn’t hard to do, trust me). But with all that said, I have seen fear in people’s eyes when I ask them […]

I have a yoga girl crush. Her name is Kathryn Budig, and she is amazing. Strong, beautiful, an amazing teacher, crazy talented with a great personality to boot. Get in line boys, because I’m first. When I found out that she was coming into town to do a workshop, I threw down the cash and […]

People get hurt, even doing their favorite activity. That includes yoga too, yes, I said it. There is one glaringly obvious sign that shows up when you’re a little too vigorous with your chosen physical activity. PAIN Duh. If there is pain, don’t do it. There are many ways that people can interpret what they […]

Since I’m a yoga teacher, strength coach, and a fitness professional, I’m bombarded with fitness questions regularly. “How do I do a handstand today, even though I’ve never attempted to do anything remotely athletic?” “What exercises will take all the fat out of my butt and put it into my boobs?” “Why can’t I eat […]