Just read this quote that said, "“If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started." Funny thing since I was considering whether to continue with this journal even though I doubt I will actually complete the program for the 500 RYT. Just not able to make all the onsite intensives. But here's what I realized when I saw this quote -- it's not true. Quitting does not put a person back to Continue Reading
Reflections on my journey to my 500 Registered Yoga Teacher Certification with Alchemy of Flow and Form.
Three recent posts (weeks 6, 7, and 8) explored how we learn and the different types of learners. Now, in month 3, Christina expands on learner types, specifically in how we structure out teaching methods to accommodate them all. Meaning, how to teach a class that provides value for all four types of learners -- the athletes & dancers (Physical Types), the scientists & engineers Continue Reading
This week's post is simple inspiration and encouragement to continue on the path: True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must Continue Reading
On February 5, 2013, I wrote the following on my Facebook page: Dear Kapotasana, you still seem very far away, but I did touch the tips of my toes yesterday:) Two years later, with one practice each week dedicated to Kapotasana, and still only reaching my toes. I wrote in the last two blog posts about muscle awakening and body clairvoyance, but it seems that some poses primarily require the Continue Reading