yoga and teaching

in almost every teaching environment i’ve been in, i’ve always had my students do yoga. i work with elementary schoolers. so why have them do yoga? well first, it’s a way for me to connect with my students. after any length of time and discussion, they know i love yoga and go often. by sharingContinue reading “yoga and teaching”

why i do yoga

yoga is physically and mentally challenging. there are times where i am in practice, thinking “*insert explicit word, this is hard”. yoga continues to teach me so many lessons, but the one i want to focus on is when to give up.yoga has taught me when to give up or when to keep going byContinue reading “why i do yoga”

i’m proud of myself 

pride is an emotion I don’t feel very often. Many other people, especially my family, are proud of me, but I rarely feel proud of myself. for my whole life i’ve pushed myself to be the best I can be. I strived for the highest GPA, to be talented in *insert latest passion*, and toContinue reading “i’m proud of myself “

post freshman year

freshman year was a year of new beginnings, changes and self discovery. I made friends, lost friends, and really just grew. I’ve learned to trust myself, my instincts, my friends and in the process. I rushed things, and I’ve learned that there is no need to do that. I’ve decided to go with the flowContinue reading “post freshman year”

why I love yoga

For some, yoga is exercise. For me, yoga is so much more. Yoga is a chance to be still and relax. Yoga is a chance to stretch myself: spiritually, mentally and physically. It allows me to take a risk, knowing that if I fall, I can get right back up. It allows me to knowContinue reading “why I love yoga”