Midsummer Reflections

Good afternoon! As I sit here during my lunch break on this ever so hot July day, I realize that the year is over half way over. Heck, it’ll be Christmas before we know it!! As the dog days of summer wane on and the heat remains oppressive I start to dream of fall. Of flannels, fun decorations, and of course- pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! Fall also brings my 45th birthday and my next powerlifting meet Continue reading Midsummer Reflections

Asanas and Attitude Adjustments

Good morning! Happy Wednesday!! Hope your week is going well. This is a deload week for me as I prepare for my first powerlifting meet this Saturday. This means no heavy lifting! Which makes me sad, but I have to trust the process. This means a focus on foam rolling and mobility work over the course of the week. It also means more hip openers in my yoga practice. Tight hips prevent me from being Continue reading Asanas and Attitude Adjustments

Reflections on The Four Agreements

In less than 2 weeks I start a 200 hour Yoga teacher training through Homegrown yoga. Part of the preparatory work included reading several books, completing a couple of essays and journaling. Since I am taking you all with me on my journey I will share my essays and journaling with you. As I grow I hope to encourage someone else to follow their dreams. The first book we had to read and write an Continue reading Reflections on The Four Agreements

In like a lion… Welcome to March!

Well hello there March! How the heck did you get here so fast?? January and February were over in a blink of the eye. March is pretty exciting for me as my racing/running season* really takes off. They say that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Well, I am ready to go into the roar!! This has been a good week training wise. Started my Sunday off with a wonderful Continue reading In like a lion… Welcome to March!