Showing posts from May, 2019

Halfway Through My Journey

We just finished Week Four and I feel good. I jumped some personal hurdles this weekend and feel confident I'm on the right path in life. How incredible is it that I get to experience that feeling at such a young age? I'm also so grateful for my new tribe of friends. I trust them fully. In respect to the yoga teacher training, we have a lot of dialogue to memorize, and I'll be honest, I was feeling like it was impossible to learn it all going into the weekend. But, if I'm even more honest, I didn't commit as much time to it as I could have during the week. I like my leisure time! I take after my family on that one. This week, however, I vow to commit at least 30 minutes per day to memorization. I've been writing down the script because I've heard reading your handwriting helps with that. Harnessing Energy On Saturday, we learned from local legend Debby Dowling. She opened my eyes to the energy within the body. We started that lecture by rubbing our

Check In On My Journey

Our wonderful group of future teachers–plus guest instructor Stephanie (with the funky pants and stretched arms) in Week 2! I have now finished the third weekend of my yoga teacher training and I feel like a brand new person. More accurately, though, I feel like I am reaching my full potential. Of course, I have a long ways to go. Recognizing that journey is the first step.  What We Do I am going to describe our first few weekends; we take part in five hot yoga sessions per weekend, with one on Friday evening, two on Saturday and two on Sunday. We then have class time, which will usually include teaching by our instructor, the wonderful Robbin, or a guest instructor. Our first night together, we sat in a circle in a room and introduced ourselves and told our story about how we decided to do yoga teacher training. (More on that below on My Journey To The Mat). That same night, we brought our mats into a circle and had to sit knee to knee with a partner. Robbin would shout out