Archives for October 2011

Yoga Intern | Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

  This past weekend, YoKid held a teacher training at Capitol Hill Yoga. I was among five other very inspiring women who all shared a love of children and teaching a yoga. I felt honored to be amongst this group because, as some of you know, I’ve only recently begun teaching children’s yoga. The group […]

From Negative to Positive…

Like with kids, you’re probably not supposed to have “favorite” yoga sutras.  But, I do; at least, for now: Sutra 2.33 – vitarka-badhane pratipaksa-bhavanam, which means (according to one of my favorite translations), “When negative thoughts constrict the mind, cultivate their opposite.”  What a powerful and beautiful way to approach life!  I often mention this […]

Yoga Intern | Diary of a First Timer

The practice of yoga is a journey. While I’ve been on my yoga journey for quite some time now, I have embarked on a new, foreign path; teaching yoga to children! I have worked in pre-schools over the years and babysat my way through college, but yoga and kids have been separate, but equal passions […]

Having the Courage to Follow Your Heart

As the world remembers and contemplates the life and legacy of Steve Jobs, I have been reflecting upon something that he said in is 2005 commencement speech at Stanford: “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other […]