Yoga Practice Class #2

I taught my second community (aka free) class at Indigo on 5/20. ¬†Here are my notes for the class, so you can get a general idea of what I covered. Sorry for the poor quality of the picture, but if I wait to get a better scan, I’ll never end up making this post. ūüôā […]

The sickness of busyness

Ugh – boy do I have it. ¬†Life lately has been rather insane. ¬†Mostly it’s insane with good stuff – yoga teacher training, the yoga festival, meeting friends for supper, visiting the parents, doing yoga observation hours, exercising, reading, making water kefir, cooking, working on the garden, planting flowers. These are all things I love […]

Yoga Adjustments and Exercises for Office Workers

Good morning and Happy Mother’s Day! ¬†I’m sitting at my parents’ kitchen table, listening to their gargantuan fridge make creepy noises, looking out over their grassy lawn, past the farm across the road, and skimming over the undulating fields speckled with farm houses and tree, topped by a blue, lavender, and white sky ¬†It’s a […]

Teaching my first public class & a list of recommended reading

Last night I taught my first public class through Indigo, the studio where I am doing Yoga Teacher Training. ¬†When we first started YTT, I honestly could not imagine myself teaching. It seemed completely overwhelming and nerve-racking. ¬†All those eyes, looking at you,waiting for you to tell them what to do, trusting you to make […]

Breathing away anxiety

As I mentioned yesterday, I took twelve pages of notes during Max Strom’s Inner Axis class at the Dubuque Yoga Festival. ¬†He shared a TON of great information, a lot of it centered around how to breath properly and how breathing properly can have a huge impact on a person’s state of mind. To begin […]

Dubuque Yoga Festival – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Who am I kidding?? ¬†There was no bad OR ugly. ¬†It was just good. ¬†Great, even. ¬†Amazing. ¬†Awesome. ¬†Just really, really bonkers good. Since I’m running out of adjectives, I will start from the beginning. This was the inaugural year for the Dubuque Yoga Festival. ¬†The organizers, Scott and Julia¬†Theisen, are the owners of Body […]