Monthly Archives: February 2011

The yoga of intentionality

One of the requirements of my yoga teacher training program is to complete a mentoring experience. Experienced teachers at the studio choose to provide a series of meetings/working sessions to a group of 4-8 students over a period of several … Continue reading

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Sirsasana song

I mentioned in the 2/20/11 Core Session post that I wrote and performed a song as part of a presentation on sirsasana, or headstand pose.  Here are the lyrics for anyone who is interested.  (You provide your own music.)  :) … Continue reading

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Burnout?

I think I am experiencing yoga study burnout. Or perhaps it’s yoga blogging burnout. Or maybe it’s even just general winter burnout. But whatever it is, this practice of documenting my yoga teacher training journey has started to feel less … Continue reading

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The Yoga Sutras

One of the requirements of this yoga teacher training program is to read 4 different yoga books, then submit a brief report/reflection on each one.  I have finished my third required text: The Yoga Sutras by Patanjali (with accompanying commentary … Continue reading

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Ask and ye shall receive…

In my last blog entry, I shared (confessed) that I was in a bit of a “yoga funk” – and that I had been in that mental space for a while. Not a terribly long while, mind you; but still, … Continue reading

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When the student is ready, the message will appear.

Lately, I’ve been in a yoga funk. The sessions I’m attending for the yoga teacher certification are starting to feel more like obligations and “work” than like enjoyable extra-curricular activities. I’m not getting to physically move in most of these … Continue reading

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