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Posts Tagged ‘emotions’

Becoming a better yogini by working through frustration

When I started the yoga teacher training program at Piedmont one thing that was reminded to my classmates and me by the teachers and in the paperwork we had to review and sign before the program started was that students in the program can go through many emotions. I have felt overwhelmed at times and […]


Being OK with this week’s challenges

I was in Vegas for a long weekend with The Husband and our good friends. As I said in yesterday’s post I gave myself permission to eat and drink whatever I wanted. That being said I didn’t go super nuts. Many of my meals were decent in the calorie department, in fact, some were actually […]


Being OK with change while taking care of No. 1

You may have noticed that my posts are not as frequent lately. It’s not that I don’t want to share my wealth of research with you or that I don’t want to share the posts I already have written and I just need to hit the publish button or that I don’t still love writing […]


A much needed break

This week has been rough for me. Emotionally draining. Monday I didn’t work and went to a very inspiring and emotionally uplifting yoga class. The energy I felt afterward was amazing. I was almost giddy. Then Tuesday happened. I came home from work exhausted. I still went to yoga. And I never regret dragging myself […]


Holiday weekend full of emotions and some yoga

I started my Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a Wednesday night Hatha yoga class with Baxter. I love his energy and humor. And he gave the class a Thanksgiving theme, which made it even more fun. Thanksgiving morning Namaste Grand Lake hosted a 2-hour Day of Thanks workshop. Seventy-five people signed up. The workshop was $25 […]