Why does February and my fibromyalgia go together?
When life kicks you in the ass....
As Savasana/final relaxation comes to an end all the yogis on their yoga mats start to twitch and wake up from their yoga naps, roll over to one side for fetal pose, and than gently sit up and say namaste. After class ends some people roll up their mat right away, other people stay in … Continue reading Yoga Doesn’t End After Savasana
Change happens whether we want it to or not. But, even though change can't be stopped...people still hate the fact it is happening every second of everyday. This past week I experienced change in a big way. I got diagnosed with fibromyalgia. For those who don't know what that is...fibromyalgia is where your muscles don't … Continue reading Growing Up Pains…..Or Maybe To Many High Planks?
Some people have jobs...others have careers....and a few have lifestyles. Either you go to work and watch the clock, enjoy your job...but leave it at the office, or totally immerse yourself into your work. This is the same with teaching yoga. A lot of teachers completely immerse themselves into the yoga lifestyle. Feeling how the … Continue reading Are you a yogi….or are you a YOGI?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVDad6JtjYQ Ever had that moment where you are able to get into that certain pose you have been working on for the longest time? Remember how you felt? Do you remember everything about that day? Well, I had that moment a few weeks ago with dancer's pose. I filmed a vlog about it a few … Continue reading Inhale Light & Exhale Darkness
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3pmJx_1v1c So.....to help spread some awareness of plus size yoga teachers I decided to start a YouTube channel. I would love if you watched the video and subscribe to the channel and I promise I will have a written blog next week! Thanks Yogis!!!
"The light in me honors the light in you...when I am in that place of light in me and you're in that place of light in you...we become one, Namaste." That quote/statement/phrase is how I end each of my yoga classes. I don't know why I picked this certain phrase, but I quite enjoy it. … Continue reading Inhale The Arms Up….Exhale Hands To Heart Center.
"Notice the changes on this side of the body....Even though biologically we are the same on each side our muscles are not the same...So really breath into the openess or the tightness in each muscle of the body," said all yoga teachers around the world/universe/a galaxy far far away. But, it's true....not all muscles are … Continue reading Exhale Supine Twist To The Left.
"Now we move into Tree Pose on the right, ground down through your left foot, feel rooted and stable like a tree.....once you feel good and stable inhale your right foot up off your mat. Place your foot on your ankle, calf, or thigh....above or below the knee.....once you feel stable in your tree pose, … Continue reading Grow Your Branches In Tree Pose