Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Art of the Playlist

This is a guest post by Certified Baptiste Teacher and Co-Founder of Power Yoga Canada, Kinndli McCollum. Check out Kinndli’s class, “Super Sequencing and Musicality: Spark Possibility” at the upcoming Baptiste Power Flow Immersion in Estes Park Colorado, Sept 22-25!  Register … Read More

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Nothing is Happening

My fingertips started to tingle long after my legs had gone numb. My left shoulder had gradually reached a point of hunching forward. My left arm was still extended up in the air with what little energy I had left … Read More

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Some Things Just Take Time

The first time I stepped onto a yoga mat, I was intimidated to say the least. I had decided to dive right in and try that hot stuff everyone seemed to be talking about. This was a Saturday morning, several … Read More

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For the first time

My voice shook as I sat at the front of the studio reading from a piece of paper. My handwriting was scribbled all over the page. My stomach turned as the words flowed out of my mouth. No, it wasn’t … Read More

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Enough is Enough

I once asked a friend, “Have you ever had to worry about money?” “No, not really,” she replied. And I was surprised. I thought everyone worried about money. But it’s not about money really. It’s about what people believe money … Read More

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You Can’t PAUSE Life

If you practice yoga, you already know what I mean when I say transitions. If you don’t practice yoga, transitions are those moments that occur in between the poses themselves. They are the movements in-between the postures. They are also … Read More

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When Instinct Overtakes

The water speckled like tinsel as the sun beamed down with ultra-UV index that I’m sure ranged somewhere from 11-12 on a 10 point scale. My sister’s back turned red in an instant. We were having a swim in the … Read More

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Attention Begets Energy

Attention begets energy. I see this unfold in my asana, on my mat and in my life all the time. Whatever I choose to focus my attention on expands. It’s simple, really. Take Warrior II. Yes, dreaded lovely Warrior II. … Read More

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