Tag: Yoga

There’s Nothing Juvenile About The Basics

I love learning the basics…of anything. But, especially about anatomy and how the body is structured and functions. For me, it’s been highly beneficial to go back to the basics and really start at the beginning and build a foundation of understanding from the bottom up. Why? Well, if you struggle at all with disordered eating in any way, or feeling comfortable in your own skin, the body can seem like a bit of a mystery. Even if you think you understand it from a mental perspective, it still seems foreign on a sensational and emotional level. This Read More

Why You Want To Learn A Bit of Anatomy

As you may or may not know, I am a certified yoga teacher. But, I don’t teach yoga. Whaaat? I know. It sounds absurd, right? But, the way I see it, yoga (or, more specifically, yoga asana/posture) is just the vehicle through which we learn about ourselves. So, in that regard, the lessons are really about developing an understanding of yourself and who you are, rather than about the poses. One of the things I really enjoy learning about is anatomy and then applying that understanding to my yoga postures and movements. And, as someone who has been Read More

Variety Is The Spice Of Life!

I used to practice a demanding style of yoga, and I loved the way it made me feel. I loved it so much in fact that it’s all I did. Six days a week, month after month. I couldn’t get enough of it. I was dedicated, determined, committed. Problem was, my body wasn’t keeping up. I didn’t know though. It wasn’t until I was completely exhausted and unable to do any form of exercise that I discovered my body was having a hard time keeping up. I had to take time off. From everything. What I came to Read More