September is National Yoga Month, “a national observance and awareness campaign held during the month of September to educate about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle” (Wikipedia). I unintentionally celebrated in a big way. September was a super busy yoga month for me. Besides my normal home practice, I attended … Continue reading National Yoga Month in Review
Last month I had the pleasure of attending a weekend workshop called Pranayama in Practice, led by Anita Theart, C-IAYT. This was a part of the 300-hour advanced teacher training through HereNowYoga. I’m not currently working on my 300-hour certification, but I was really interested in this workshop. To be honest, I didn’t have a … Continue reading Pranayama in Practice
This weekend I tried something new - a yoga wall class at Yoga and Therapy Center. We are very lucky to have this studio in Birmingham. It's the first, and currently only, studio-based yoga wall in the state of Alabama. This style of yoga pairs very well with the alignment based yoga that I was … Continue reading Yoga Wall Class
This weekend I had the opportunity to continue my yoga teaching education with HereNowYoga’s Teaching Yoga for Seniors/ Chair Yoga Certification with India Henson + Becca Impello. It was an amazing way to spend the weekend. It was at Embody, which is where I did my 200 hour teacher training. There were 6 of us … Continue reading Teaching Yoga to Seniors/Chair Yoga Certification
First, I'd like to take a moment to give 2017 the credit it deserves. I've seen many posting about how terrible it was and I'm a little scared to admit that was not my experience. 2017 was one of the best years of my life. And I don't say that lightly. But to be fair … Continue reading A few new year thoughts – 2018 edition
I work a typical 8-5 job and I get the standard lunch hour. But like many others, over the years I got into the habit of eating at my laptop or skipping lunch altogether. I know that taking some time away is best. I know that getting away from my phone and email is … Continue reading Lunchtime Nature Walks
November 13th was the culmination of 8 months of study, practice, reading, meditation, hugs, tears, a yoga baby shower, and so much more. It's been almost 2 weeks since graduation and I'm still trying to wrap my head around this amazing period of my life. We spent the day of graduation at Ruffner Mountain. It … Continue reading Graduation!