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Posts Tagged ‘spinning’

Thanks, Piedmont and farewell

There are so many great things about taking yoga classes, especially at a studio. Establishing a yoga community is such an important part of the practice. While in Oakland I regularly took classes from two yoga studios. Piedmont Yoga Studio is where I did my yoga teacher training and also took classes from teachers who […]


Respecting the trademark

Before leaving my job in September I was a patent and trademark paralegal. A big part of my job was educating fellow employees on proper trademark usage of our word marks and logos. Once something is trademarked it can last forever as long as the owner uses it and protects it. If you don’t protect your trademark you […]


Review Wednesday: Spotify

A little more than a month ago I took the SPINNING® teacher training. Soon after that I took the test (and passed), which made me a certified SPINNING® teacher. One of my indoor cycling teachers has been my mentor and personal cheerleader through me becoming a yoga teacher and now an indoor cycling teacher. One of […]


My epic teaching day

Sunday was an epic teaching day for me. I taught my first official indoor cycling class. Wikipedia defines indoor cycling as an organized activity, a form of exercise with classes focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity (race days) and recovery, and involves using a special stationary exercise bicycle with a weighted flywheel in a classroom […]


Review Wednesday: Fitbit Flex

Previously I wrote a review for the Fitbit Zip. I loved it so much that I asked for a Fitbit Flex for my birthday. I love my Fitbit Flex. I wear it around my wrist like a watch or bracelet. It does a lot of what the Zip does with a few added features. It […]