The Thing About Teaching

February 14, 2011 in Church, Teaching, Yoga - 5 Comments

I’m beginning to realize that just because one “big thing” or event is over doesn’t mean you can stop and take a breather. Another “big thing” is always right around the corner. This week turned out to be the week of nonstop teaching for me. In addition to the regular…


September 10, 2010 in Yoga - 1 Comment

I always get really nostalgic around this time of year when everyone is going back to school. I miss buying fresh school supplies and books and receiving a crisp syllabus from each class. I miss the bustle and excitement of the first day of school. I become so jealous when…


January 14, 2010 in Fears, Pregnancy, Teaching, Yoga - 11 Comments

Tonight marked my official yoga teaching debut. My fall class was cancelled because they didn’t advertise it in time, but tonight, my class was packed with 14 preggos. I’ve never been to a prenatal yoga class with more than 4 students, so I could not believe the response! Troy took…

Teaching Yoga At Last

October 15, 2009 in Teaching, Yoga - 6 Comments

I am officially employed. Even though I completed my yoga teacher training in January, my national certification took months to process and didn’t become official until May. Then, alas, I got pregnant and was sick all summer, making teaching in the evenings about the last thing I wanted to do….

My Yoga Journey

January 30, 2009 in Church, Teaching, Yoga - 5 Comments

Why do people come to yoga? Some go to become more focused and to learn about their inner selves. Some go to improve strength and flexibility. Some go to increase circulation in their bodies and release toxins. Some go to let go of stress, chaos, worry, and fear. Some go…


January 8, 2009 in Arizona, Road Trips, Teaching, Troy, Yoga - 10 Comments

I am currently engaged in one of the most spontaneous things I have ever done. I am completing an intense 200 hour yoga teacher training program in Scottsdale, Arizona. I have only been consistently practicing yoga for about two years, but I have loved the transition that yoga has given…


September 18, 2008 in Yoga - 3 Comments

I have always wanted to become a yoga instructor. I found my first student. Downward Facing Dog. Hip Opener. Happy Baby. Cobra. Cow pose. Plank. Forward Lunge. Triangle Pose. Forward Fold. Spinal Twist. Namaste.