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Category Archives: Anusara
A weekend with Betsey Downing
What does it take to get to the next level, in yoga or in life? I picked up some how-to tips by attending a sold-out weekend of workshops at Eastside Yoga Studio, featuring Betsey Downing. She is a certified Anusara … Continue reading
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Yoga school completed!
Yeah! Dianne gave me the official certificate from Eastside Yoga School this week. I wasted no time in logging into the Yoga Alliance website and signing up as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). So why did I decide to do … Continue reading
Downward Dog DVM celebrates 1 year!
Don’t you ever wonder where the time goes? It’s been one year since I started this blog. Wow! I’m so happy to be able to write that down. Here are some of my musings on this auspicious occasion…
Going with the flow
Can you think on your feet? What would you do if “the game changed” on you?
I did my yoga
When is something considered to be a habit? I think yoga has become that for me because it has permeated my life, thoughts and actions. I can tell that I approach things a bit differently than I have in the … Continue reading
I taught my first yoga class
Do you remember how it felt to ride a bike for the first time? The training wheels. The wobbliness as you tried to travel in a straight line. Falling over and getting a bruise from the handlebars. It was all … Continue reading
Final Class for Yoga School
Yoga shala started earlier than usual and Dianne was determined that we stay on schedule. We needed to take a group photo, write a test, practice yoga, do some kirtan chanting and share in a final feast. Seemed like an … Continue reading
Yoga at the Wall Workshop
“I’m tired after working so hard today!”, I told one of my yoga teacher training colleagues. We had just finished a five hour workshop.
A Mentor for Yoga Teacher Training
Reality has finally hit me now because we’ve moved into the second half of shala. It’s time to go beyond just talking about yoga. It’s time to start teaching it.
Here comes the Sun (Salutation)
Yeah, the title of this post is campy but the sunlight reflecting off the yellow maple leaves outside my window inspired me to be a little lighter today. Hee, hee!