My Yoga Journal: A Long 5 Months

The past 4-5 months have been crazy, but I’ve officially completed 200 hours for my yoga teacher training! I dove into learning about yoga and yogic principles. I met many wonderful women and practiced under many incredible teachers (men and women!). I got my toes wet learning about anatomy and how the body works. I…

My Yoga Journal: February 13

{Written after a full day of YTT plus an extra class. One month left!} I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m a pretty stereotypical vinyasa junkie. I’m addicted to movement. I’m not a fan of holding poses for more than a few breaths. Trying a new arm balance or practicing inversions are my favourite…

My Yoga Journal: February 8

{Written before pulling a double*} I have less than a month left of my yoga teacher training (definitely should have started recording things sooner. Oh well.). A big part of me can’t wait for it to be over — I’ll get my weekends back (maybe), my Mondays, my occasional Thursdays; I’ll stop being quite as…

Breathing Life Into Your Dreams

I’ve always found words to be a powerful thing. Words in the form of a story can have a way of transporting you to another time and place.  Words can build up or tear down someone’s identity and self-esteem.  Words can spur others to action and create social movement.  One thing I’ve come to realize…

I’ll Finally Be Able To Stop Saying No…

On a regular basis, I am asked if I am a yoga teacher. Well, here’s the answer: No. I am not a yoga teacher. BUT. Give me a few months (well, 8 to be more precise), and I will be. This week I took the jump, and enrolled in a yoga teacher training (YTT) program that…