The format of Bikram Yoga, or the Original Hot Yoga, is that it is the same sequence of postures over and over again. It is hot, and sweaty, and can feel predictable to those of […]
This past weekend I was in Madison, Wisconsin attending the USA Yoga National Yoga Asana Competition. Sitting outside at a restaurant on a Friday night after an incredible yoga session with Kim Tang, one of […]
A sometimes successful, sometimes struggling musical theater actress, Tori Hicks, finds herself in a hot yoga class in 2005 to break a light sweat and get a good stretch in the hopes it would make […]
I knew this person’s mother and had heard stories about them from their childhood. I had admired their work in their world and stood in awe at all they achieved. I had been inspired by their tenacity, their ability to juggle multiple situations, and still seem on top of the world. How could their life be over?
Myth #1: Being a yoga teacher is a great hobby or side gig. I am a professional yoga instructor. This is not a hobby, or even a job. This is my career. Myth #2: […]
I always knew I wasn’t the only one. There is no way a person can grow up in our society and walk away completely unscathed when it comes to how they see and relate to […]
I live in the Midwest and this time of year, with the sun shining and the chill of winter (finally!!!) fading, the lure to be outside is pretty much unstoppable. The activities that were difficult […]
My strangest class to date actually happened only three months after I graduated from teacher training – over six years ago now – and it still feels like a bad dream. It was a Saturday […]