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Posts Tagged ‘mindful yoga studio’

Here’s to another year of reinvention

At the end of my yoga teacher training in May 2014 we did an exercise in class where we pretended like we were all getting together a year later for a reunion. We talked about what we did. The idea was if we said it as if it did actually happen it would make it more real. We […]


Livin’ the dream

At the end of my yoga teacher training we did an exercise in class where we pretended like we were all getting together a year later for a reunion. As I type this I realize our reunion would be about now … We talked about what we did. The idea was if we said it as […]


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 […]


One taught yoga class down …

Yesterday afternoon I taught my first yoga class as a certified yoga teacher. After completing my 10-month teacher training program I planned a trip to Tucson to visit family, get in a little relax time at the Arizona Inn and to teach my first yoga class. My class was called Do Good While You Feel […]


Upcoming first official yoga class

In EIGHT days I will be a certified yoga teacher. This has been a long journey at Piedmont Yoga Studio’s Deep Yoga teacher training: 10 months of school, homework, yoga classes, observing and assisting, weekends, Thursday nights … Days after I graduate I am heading to my hometown of Tucson to have some R&R, visit […]


Ommm Shanti Shanti Shanti: Attention Tucson Yogis

I am excited to announce that tomorrow, July 30, my dad’s wife, Hilda, will have her Grand Opening of Mindful Yoga studio. Hilda is a registered yoga teacher and has taught in Tucson and San Francisco. According to the website, her practice is one of mindfulness with emphasis on the breath and honoring the body, […]