Category Archives: Yoga

Snow Day

I woke up to find the world blanketed in a layer of fresh snow this morning. Well, first I actually woke up to this beauty. My day started with teaching a yoga class at this beautiful studio in my Brooklyn┬áneighborhood. … Continue reading

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Yoga is for Everyone

Today I was reminded of something very important. Yoga is for everyone.┬áNot every style is for everyone. Not every teacher is for everyone. Yoga, however, is for everyone. While in class today I noticed a man who looked like he … Continue reading

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Dance as if No One is Watching

Today in yoga class the teacher said, “You know the quote, ‘dance like no one is watching?’ Well, bow pose like no one is watching!” My first thought was, “Shut up and let me focus on the stupid pose.” My … Continue reading

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Finding the Divine Light in Everyone

The vast majority of my yoga students are absolute joys to work with, they feel like genuine gifts in my life. And then there are the students that make me think un-yogic things and push all of my buttons before … Continue reading

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Finding Connections and Hope

I teach a weekly story time yoga class at a family-owned and run (not my family) toy store in the neighborhood I live in. It is pure magic for me. I get to share two of my loves, movement and … Continue reading

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Finding Balance When Work Does Not Feel Like Work

Tuesdays are one of my heaviest teaching days. Tuesdays are also my Fridays, the end of my work week with Wednesday as my day off, so I have a little less energy to start with. I teach in the morning … Continue reading

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Work In Progress

Last week in one of my intermediate/advanced yoga classes I had a new student who was pushing herself way too hard, forcing herself into advance expressions of poses that she simply did not have the flexibility or strength for. I … Continue reading

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