Happy (Tardy) Hump-asana Day: Breathe

Dear Hump-asana Day gods: Forgive me for doing your day a disservice and not even posting a Hump-asana. It’s not like I forgot about you. [promise] And who says we can’t celebrate Hump-asana day on Thursday? Consider us fashionably late yogi socialites [and the fabulous are never on time, right?]. I knew you’d agree . […]

Happy Hump-asana Day: Sukhasana / Easy Seated Pose

Happy Hump-asana Day, friends! Yesterday was sheer madness: I taught at 7am, practiced at 9:30am, worked, then taught again at 6:30pm. WHEW! Today I’m practically running out the door again but couldn’t exit without leaving you with a Hump-asana [woot!]. Inspired by Spoiled Yogi‘s interview with Jody Greene, a San Francisco-based teacher, who said that […]

Happy Hump-asana Day: Supine Groin Stretch [Doesn’t that Sound Enticing?]

Happy Hump-asana Day, friends! I’ve been a bit off the radar this week and will continue to be for the next few days thanks to some big life changes [I quit my big girl job, ‘member?]. Add a drastic schedule change, a few more teaching gigs, a visit from mom [she’ll be here tonight!], a […]

Happy Hump-asana Day: Camel Pose / Ustrasana

Happy Hump-asana Day! Err…the hour-ish left of it [whoops!]. The good news: You still have time! Today’s Hump-asana day Pose: Camel (Ustrasana) So, begin in tadasana (mountain pose) and then make this face: [teehehehee] And then celebrate your rad body like this: [teehehehee] Speaking of camels, have you ever seen a camel tongue? They are […]

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 […]

Buh-bye March, Hello April and YIOM!

This is me today: [psycho] I have multiple issues with April Fool’s Day which relate directly back to getting the crap teased out of me as a child. Sparing you any grim childhood recollections, let’s talk about why we’re really here: YOGA! [and shoes, right?]. April kicks off YIOM or Yoga Inspiring Oneness Month, brainchild […]

Happy Hump-asana Day Double Header: Pigeon and Eagle

Hey batta batta batta hey batta batta batta SAWING¬†batta! Ring a bell? Bueller, Bueller? [Watch the clip here] Guess what, yogiloves? Tomorrow is MLB Opening Day! [Try to contain your enthusiasm] As a closet baseball die-hard and in honor of opening day tomorrow, today’s VY features not one but TWO Hump-asana poses, geared specifically towards […]

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 […]

Getting to Know You: Live.Breathe.Grow.

Searching for answers on the web sometime around 2am, in typical fashion, I stumbled across Live.Breathe.Grow.’s Happy Buddha tee complete with [you guessed it!] a fat, happy Buddha on the front and a back that reads “I am Peace. I am Love. I am Happiness. I am Me.” [I had to have it]. My purchase […]