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Posts Tagged ‘yoga teacher training’

My home practice

In my first Saturday yoga teacher training class we focused on home practice and I, of course, wrote about it. To be a good and effective yoga teacher I must have a regular home practice. Five times a week for about 45 minutes is what is recommended. I couldn’t commit to that at first so […]


Learning about home practice

We’re not here to serve the (yoga) poses. These poses are here to serve us. ~Vickie Russell Bell in last night’s yoga teacher training class Yesterday was my first Saturday class with Piedmont Yoga Studio’s Deep Yoga teacher training program. We have class every Thursday night and one Saturday a month. Yesterday we got to […]


Yoga anatomy

Last night in yoga teacher training class we learned about bones, muscles, joints, connective tissue, etc. It was fascinating and I learned so much. It’s A LOT of information. But Baxter broke it down and made it easy to learn (and hopefully remember). We had Pat, our skeleton, along with two huge diagrams on the […]


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. […]