freakin. awesome. yoga

Sorry that I've been MIA the last week. I was prepping for a garage sale at my house and wow, I didn't realize how much work it was going to be!! However, we got rid of so much stuff and I made quite a bit of money just in time for Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale.   The end of a very tiring week was perfect because I had plans with two friends to attend Soul Pose on Sunday morning. It turned out to be just like the organizers said it would: Freakin. Awesome. Yoga....more

Why I love Yoga more than chocolate cupcakes?

“Sometimes it’s the smallest decision that can change your life forever” – Keri RussellLast Sunday, I went to the newly opened shopping mall, just in front of my house. It had some of the best collection of jumpsuits I had ever seen in all of my 25 years of life. I was super excited. It was the opening, so there were a lot of discounts like: “3 for price of 2”“50% off for the first purchase”“Buy now, get yearly discount”...more

How to "Wake-Up" Your Inner Oracle: The 3 Step Process for Finding Answers to Your Big Questions

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Yoga for Strength and Balance

Each semester in my Slow Flow Yoga class at New Mexico Tech, we work for weeks learning individual poses in depth and developing the skills for a breath-supported yoga sequence that culminates our semester's experience together.  This particular flow included great hip openers, core strengtheners and focus builders.    Check it out for a great challenge!...more

Learn yoga in French!

Are you a yogi? If so, meditate on these new vocabulary tips during your next class!In French, we say “studio de yoga” (yoga studio) and we call the yoga teacher “prof de yoga.”Marcus est un bon prof de yoga. – Marcus is a good yoga teacher.Le studio de yoga est à Soho. – The yoga studio is in Soho....more

Taking the Challenge

People challenge themselves in many different ways. Some jump off cliffs, sky dive, or run marathons. Others continue their educations and receive doctorates, work their asses off at work to be promoted, or work full time while spending all their free time volunteering. All of these are great. I am a big believer in a challenge.I wish I trusted a parachute enough to sky dive. I wish I had the endurance to run a marathon. Since I don’t have those things, I challenge myself in other ways. I challenge myself mentally instead of physically. ...more

My First Yoga Experience

Back in December I took my first-ever (and second-ever) yoga class.  I have always been hesitant to take a yoga class, not because I didn’t think it would be a great experience, but because the only yoga I’d ever heard about involved a lot of chanting, “om-ing,” (which, to me, just sounded like a lot of people humming together - not really w...more

Find Your Workout Match With These 8 Workouts

You cannot do the same thing for twelve years, let alone a lifetime, and stay motivated or challenge your body. Plus life happens and different life seasons have not allowed me the same time and flexibility in fitting in certain workouts. Here are 8 workouts that... work. ...more
Ashley, these are all fantastic options! And I loved how you mentioned Groupon. That is such a ...more

Yoga Challenges & A Weight Loss Article

How is everyone's Tuesday going?Over here, we're getting deeper into our house hunt. I fee like we're getting closer and closer to finding a house that fits our requirements (lots of sunlight and a decent kitchen), is in a good neighborhood, and fits our budget. I do believe that one day in the near future, the stars will align in our favor :)...more