The 0’s of March: Part II

Who has two thumbs and has taught 100 yoga classes? THIS GIRL. IT HAPPENED HERE.   And I’m totally celebrating. One hundred classes. Yeah, buddy. Cyber high-fives accepted and appreciated. I feel like I have a little more standing ground in the yoga circus now. Like someone gave me an elephant to balance on instead…

My Yoga Valentine

I remembered why I love to teach yoga. I was starting to forget. Anyone who has ever loved can relate to the doubtful thoughts that percolate periodically, playing shoulder devil as you ask yourself questions like, “Why am I even doing this?” “What made me so passionate about my cause?” “Do I even still love…

Yoga-isms

Since the buzzfeed posting on twenty ludicrous things yoga teachers say, I’ve been extra aware of what I am saying in class. (Also, I was slightly relieved that I have only said about a quarter of such visualizations and also slightly embarrassed when I caught myself thinking “but ‘juice your spine’ makes complete sense…”) Cut…

The Biggest Lesson

Two weeks ago, I graduated from the 200 hour YTT program. Here’s photographic evidence that I did indeed, make it through the fire onto the other side in one piece. My classmates and I were burped out into the big, scary world where statements like “You’re breathing is AMAZING!” and “I can feel your energy.”…

Circles

I just finished teaching the morning class at Main Street Yoga. It. Was Incredible. The students are twenty days into their yoga challenge*. With ten days left, they were all so in tune with their bodies that I felt more like a conductor than a teacher. They gave breathy sighs and yummy sounds and made faces at their…