Will the Real Yogi(ni) Please Stand Up?

If you’ve perused the most recent issue of Yoga Journal, you noticed that in honor of Earth Day the publication’s focus this month is on promoting healthy seas and oceans. Featuring pieces on topics ranging from beach clean-up to water conservation ideas, there’s nothing overtly extraordinary about this issue, however, it struck me more than […]

Signs of the [YTT] Beast

So, you’ve begun yoga teacher training. At first, you’re tired [very tired]. You juggle work/home/yoga, almost running from one venue to the next. It’s all very cerebral at first – you have a schedule, books to read, classes to attend, and things to learn for goodness sake! [exhilarating almost, especially for Type A’s]. A few […]

Rounding Home and Letting Go

Now that we’re rounding home in teacher training (hello, we’re done in TWO WEEKS!), we are officially immersed. I’m talking a weekend of four classes per day, mock teaching, workshops, lectures, etc., plus a Wednesday night class and lecture. It’s pretty awesome, and also pretty exhausting. Come Monday, I find myself physically tired but emotionally […]