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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.23.18-4.29.18)

Witnessing my teacher struggle through her practice on Monday gave me some much needed perspective this week. I knew she was struggling because I know her practice and was watching her closely. But no one else in the room would have known because she didn't bitch or moan or even let out a single winded… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.23.18-4.29.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.16.18-4.22.18)

I'd be lying if I said it was easy to maintain, but I have not allowed my yoga practice suffer as a result of graduate school. I am proud of myself for that. I refuse to sacrifice my daily devotional time for myself. I need it! It makes me a better person...a better therapist. How… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.16.18-4.22.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.9.18-4.15.18)

I did home practice several times this week instead of going to the shala for Mysore practice.┬áPart of this had to do with scheduling. I've had early meetings at my internship, and driving to the shala takes time. But part of me also feels that in the Mysore room, my recent struggles have been a… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (4.9.18-4.15.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (3.26.18-4.1.18)

I know I say this every week, but it really does get harder every week. I was really grateful to have some extra time to focus on my practice this week. I was expecting this time to be spent playing with handstands and working my hip mobility and shoulder girdle strength in order to improve… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga (3.26.18-4.1.18)

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My Week in Ashtanga Yoga 3.19.18-2.26.18

I think the universe is intentionally making my life more difficult in order to match the intensity of my yoga practice. As I finish up my master's degree, I'm left with a lot of uncertainty, which I don't love. I always thought, by this point, I would know exactly what type of career I wanted… Continue reading My Week in Ashtanga Yoga 3.19.18-2.26.18