the yoga love

on the mat is a state of mind

Day 8/8: put a bird on it

So, I made it. 8 classes in 8 days. 6 poses named after birds. 4 different teachers. 3 new friends. 2 Pacificos to celebrate (a very good decision in and of … Continue reading

06/25/2012 · 1 Comment

Day 4/8: poopasana

Maybe I hit up two classes last night because I knew this was coming, but a bummer nonetheless. Perfect timing for a reminder that this week was about good decisions, not … Continue reading

06/20/2012 · 3 Comments

Day 3/8: stoned

I have no words, shocking I know. That’s what a yoga mission does to you though – makes you think more, talk less. I don’t need to tell you guys … Continue reading

06/20/2012 · 2 Comments

Day 2/8: letting go

Given that this week is an excavation of sorts, I’m setting some goals, but also staying open to whatever comes up. I was hoping to write about letting go of false … Continue reading

06/19/2012 · 1 Comment

Day 1/8: the pulse

The quick and dirty: I spent the last 8 days pushing the envelope. Really stretching what I’m comfortable with and what I can pull off. Now, time to pull it … Continue reading

06/18/2012 · 1 Comment

Universal Validation: WHAT. UP.

Two things happened today within 30 minutes of my walking in to the studio. First, I questioned going to yoga tonight at all. Let’s say that my interest was almost … Continue reading

05/09/2012 · Leave a comment

for what it’s worth

As I look back on the last year since my teacher training ended, I see a vacuum that I tried desperately to fill with everything that I could think of … Continue reading

05/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Sweat + Breath.

There are nights when yoga is amazing, sexy, worth a new profile pic. There are nights when I can’t stand on one leg to save my life and the lives … Continue reading

04/26/2012 · 2 Comments

this, right here, is the shit.

4 classes in a row, and I’m already sliding right back into my practice. There were so many things I worried I’d forgotten, so many places of strength I didn’t … Continue reading

04/15/2012 · Leave a comment

more downward dog, less downward spiral

Smile, be happy!

"Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it." — Elizabeth Gilbert

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