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Poodles (Not) Doing Yoga

In June, there was a line of 300 credit deficient students and unruly parents outside our school trying to enroll for summer school.  We only had about 200 spots, and it was apparent that all the teachers would need to pitch in and take on some extra students.  I volunteered to teach night school two nights […]

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Redefining “Results”

Today, I got on the scale.  The scale and I have a long history as enemies, and when I turned 30 I vowed not to get on it again, unless I am at the doctor’s office.  So far, I relapsed only a few times, and today was a doctor’s office day.  I have been doing […]

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Yoga Crush

Today, yoga passed me a note in class that reminded me of how much I LOVE it!  My crush on yoga started out strong, like a pre-teen infatuation.  I thought about yoga all day, spent my work downtime looking online at yoga clothes and accessories, and even studied the yoga schedule to see how many […]

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Yoga and Airplanes

I’m back from Hawaii!  It was a great trip, and I plan on sharing some of the highlights (and lo-lights) tomorrow.  But today, here are some observations that can tide you over: Five ways that a yoga studio is like an airplane 1. There is a destination: For me, the destination is that post-yoga euphoria.  I […]

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Hits and Misses

A few of my favorite poses right now: Wind removing pose : Yup!  Its supposed to do what it sounds like it does. Dancer : I really feel like one!  Confession: I like to watch myself in the mirror and admire how strong and graceful I look. Warrior 3 : I’m pretty good at balancing, […]

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Yoga, where have you been all my life?

Have you heard?  I’m living “out of the box” in my thirties.  Since turning 30 in January, I have chosen to let life be a little sweeter.  As my big day approached, I was really stressing out about it, noticing subtle changes in my body, listening to my grey hairs scream out a greeting in […]

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