Motivation is overrated

July 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, fitness|

Motivation is overrated! Ok, y'all, buckle-up. Here comes some tough love. Those of you who only know me within the scope of my life as a yoga teacher, might not like this side of me too much. Those of you who know me in pretty much any other arena of my life, will not be surprised by this [...]

“The Key to Backbends is James Brown” Notes from my weekend workshop with David Swenson

April 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Yoga, Yoga Philosophy|

This past weekend, I spent 14 hours learning from David Swenson, one of the foremost authorities on Ashtanga yoga in the world (here's his most famous book: Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual). This blog is mostly about me getting it down on (digital) paper before I forget the details. The broad stroke takeaway is that I am [...]