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Posts Tagged ‘deep yoga’

Bringing Your Heart Into Backbends

As a yoga teacher challenges can come up in a class you hadn’t planned for or expected. Last night my friend Sandra and I co-taught a beginner yoga class, which is part of the Summer Series fellow Deep Yoga teacher graduates and I are involved in. We taught a beginner backbend class, which we titled […]


My Yoga Classes page

My webmaster/IT guy (aka The Husband) created a new page on Go Fit Girl! called My Yoga Classes. On this page I list all (two so far) yoga classes on my schedule. As I start subbing and possibly pick up my own regular class or two I will update the page. I also have a little […]


The belly

Yesterday in my Deep Yoga teacher training program a big focus was the belly. There are many of us in the program who have back issues, myself included. I have Kyphosis. The Mayo Clinic describes Kyphosis like this, Kyphosis usually refers to an exaggerated rounding — sometimes called round back or hunchback. While Kyphosis can occur […]


Observing & Assisting yoga teachers

Part of my yoga teacher training is to do 25 hours of observing and assisting various yoga teachers. I have set up dates and times with four yoga teachers in the Deep Yoga program, essentially working with one teacher each week for one class over the next four months. I observed my first class last […]


Establishing roots, structure

Doing a yoga teacher training and teaching yoga changes your relationship with yoga. ~Vickie Russell Bell, last night in class Last night was my first night of yoga teacher training class. I was excited, nervous, overwhelmed, tired and ready to learn. One of my regular and favorite yoga teachers, Vickie, taught class last night. The […]


GFG! BIG announcement

In the past 10 months or so I have been doing a lot of thinking, exploring, reflecting and starting to make changes in my life. I am excited and nervous about the opportunity I am about to take on. Starting next week I will begin a 10-month yoga teacher training program at Piedmont Yoga Studio. […]