When I heard this statement, this mantra, while doing pigeon pose during a beautiful yoga practice with Chelsey Korus, I teared up and then really, truly relaxed. For me, pigeon pose is tricky because my hips do NOT want to open (thank you, Catholic upbringing?), but if I can just let go, it feels so… Read More It was never mine to carry.
“Stop worrying about whether you’re doing it right, because you’re probably not.” I heard some version of this quote on a podcast recently, in a discussion about the best advice one had ever gotten from a yoga teacher. I loved it immediately, not only because it rings comically true for my yoga practice, but also… Read More How to shake a bad case of the “shoulds.”
You know that feeling you get when it’s alllmost the weekend? Or the day before vacation? You can practically taste it- the fun, the freedom, the seemingly endless span of “me time” ahead? You CANNOT beat that feeling. It’s delicious. How about that feeling you get when you have a big deadline looming? An exam… Read More Living in the moment. Let’s do that more, shall we?
I’m so damn grateful for yoga. And yoga makes me so damn grateful for EVERYTHING. It’s a beautiful and endless cycle of yoga leading to gratitude leading to more yoga, and so on. It’s yoga-rific, man. A year ago I was in a bad place- anxiety and fear were running the show, and I felt… Read More The Beautiful Cycle of Yoga and Gratitude