Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Week in “Why”

Last week, we asked you the simple question of “Why Baptiste Yoga?” and the answers we have received have been as inspirational as they have been creative! In the realm of videos, we’ve seen three that really took the question … Read More

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Handstands, Hugs and Highways

If you’re as attached to social media as I am, you already know what Handstands, Hugs and Highways is and have probably been following the Africa Yoga Project teachers on each stop of their tour. They are raising money to … Read More

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Are you scared of greatness?

To many, the title of this post probably seems silly. Scared of greatness? Of course not! We spend most of our lives striving for greatness and actively seeking to create it for ourselves and for others. What could possibly be … Read More

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What’s Your WHY?

Has anyone ever asked you why you do what you do? Why you believe what you believe? Why you act the way you act? Well, if not, today’s the day… Why Baptiste Yoga? For me, Baptiste Yoga began as a way … Read More

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Play in the Gray

Sometimes it takes a knock upside the head, to the knee, to the heart or to the ego to unravel our ideas of right and wrong. Recently I listened to a presenter at an education conference tell us what classrooms … Read More

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You are not alone {Part II}

Last week, I wrote a post about the importance of community. A huge reason why we come to yoga is to connect with others–to show our vulnerability, and know that we are accepted and loved by the people in our … Read More

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Calm and Grounded. AKA BORING.

“Before we wrap up, I want you to get back into your small groups and share your greatest strength as a yoga teacher” Uh-oh. Another strength test. I didn’t see this one coming in our meeting yesterday at Power Yoga … Read More

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New Interview with Baron Baptiste

Check out Baron’s latest interview, where he talks about his new book, his work with the Philadelphia Eagles, Africa Yoga Project, and the power of teaching to troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. “In Baptiste Yoga, my approach is to adapt … Read More

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Baptiste Community Rallies for Flood Relief

Last month, massive and devastating floods ripped through much of the Boulder, CO area.  Both homes and lives were upended by this natural disaster, and while the Baptiste community that had planned to gather in Estes Park was unable to … Read More

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

For me, as a type-A perfectionist and all-around achiever, people-pleaser, and do-er, one of the greatest lessons yoga has taught is how to be gentle with myself, let go, and just be. Learning to take the poses one step at … Read More

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