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Posts Tagged ‘yoga teacher’

Pursuing happiness

You want to know the real reason I quit my job? I wasn’t happy. I was also becoming a person I didn’t like. And that definitely needed to change. When I started my yoga teacher training about a year ago (can’t believe that was a year ago) it wasn’t my intention to quit my job […]


Being a gym yoga teacher sub

At the end of October I will be taking over yoga classes at a gym in Alameda where the regular teacher will be going on maternity leave. She recently went on vacation, which gave me an opportunity to be┬áthe yoga sub for four classes at Alameda Athletic Club. I taught a Thursday evening, a Sunday […]


The BIG decision

Near the end of my yoga teacher training we did a fantasy exercise. We pretended that we were at a reunion together a year later and we talked about what we had done over the past year since graduation. Baxter said if you said it out loud and as if you had actually done it […]


Gettin’ CPR certified

In order to be able to sub/teach classes at the gym where I am a member they require you be CPR certified. I recently took a CPR class with Safety Training Seminars (American Heart Association). I am now CPR/AED certified. I learned how to administer CPR to an adult, child and infant. I also learned […]


Gym yoga teacher sub gig

Last night I taught my third yoga class, but my first gym yoga sub gig. A friend of mine who I work with and lives in Alameda helped me get this sub gig. (She is also a yoga teacher.) She knew Alameda Athletic Club was going to need a yoga sub when the regular yoga […]


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 […]