Can Yoga Change Your Body?

My first couple tries at yoga were those sessions offered in the hotel fitness center for business travellers, generally geared at the weary middle-aged over-weight non-athletic guy on a business trip who needed help sitting through another 12 hour conference day. At least, those always seemed to be the other people in the class. While…

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MY kind of #FastFood

I love food. Food and wine pairing used to be a big part of my life- the fast food version of that being the dried fruit/cheese/bread paired with alchohol… not the way to keep one’s HDL’s and LDL’s in balance. I am not a specialist in nutrition or macrobiotic diets or anything else, but the…

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Rest and Recovery

Aaaahhhhhh…. I recently participated in the ACRO YOGA MONTRÈAL Teacher Training. The rigorous 200-hour program led by Eugene Poku and Jessica Goldberg included hours of practicing acroyoga skills and sequence combinations packed into a 30-day period of time! I added to my schedule an additional eight hours of private lessons with the school’s Assistant Teachers…

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Self-care in preparation for an exercise retreat

I AM SO EXCITED FOR THE FIRST EVER ACROYOGA RETREAT ON CATALINA ISLAND!!! My dear friend and acroyoga goddess Karen Castle is joining forces with me to craft what will soon be a monthly gathering of acroyogis, acroyoginis, circus athletes,  and exercise enthusiasts on my favorite island town on the planet, Avalon of Catalina Island. …

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Honoring My Favorite Teacher- MOMMIE!

I consider myself a teacher for a couple of reasons. I have always embraced the concept that “if you want to truly learn a particular skill or craft, you must find and work individually with a good teacher. If you want to be a Master of that subject, you must teach it to others.” The…

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