It's been quite a week. I graduated from the Maitri 250hr Yoga Teacher Training program Wednesday evening. I don't really have adequate words to describe the women I came to know through this program. They fill me up. I have to keep reminding myself to check my ego. These ladies just won't quit with the compliments! … Continue reading We Can All Do More
The time has come! The time is now! Marvin K. Mooney, will you please go now?? Oh wups. I got carried away for a second there. Actually, the time has come for Yoga Teacher Training graduation. And the time is tomorrow. I can't believe it. The last year has flown by. So, naturally, I'm starting to … Continue reading I’m Teaching Free Yoga Classes. You Should Come.
I thought about going on a diet at the grocery store this morning, which is quite a feat because usually I think about how I want to buy all the donuts. I suppose this is something I am always quietly considering underneath all the other thoughts. Sometimes less quietly. I've never been an especially "healthy" … Continue reading This Should Totally Work: Pizza, Diet, Cake
I went on a retreat for yoga teacher training this past weekend. An image is likely coming to your mind. Perhaps you just let out a sigh that was a mixture of relief and jealousy. Whatever it is you're imagining, let me assure you. It was not that. I don't mean to say it was … Continue reading Not Your Average Yoga Retreat
I've been feeling stressed, completely maxed out, burnt out and grumpy. Especially grumpy. I've been extra impatient with the girls all week and especially with Big Girl who, never a model pottier, seems to have forgotten how to use the toilet all together. She wets her pants at least once a day. At age 5! We've … Continue reading I’m Grumpy! And Don’t Try to Stop Me.
To overcome fear we just have to do the scary thing. Like become a yoga teacher. I drove past the Bikram Yoga studio in El Cerrito, California I don't even know how many times before I finally decided to overcome fear and give it a try. Even then I couldn't bring myself to do it … Continue reading The First Step on My Path to Teach Yoga: Overcome Fear