Month: July 2013

Qualities of Yoga Teachers – Thirty Day Personal Challenge: Day 16

“I don’t want to say work is who I am, but some people feel more centered and more whole when they’re producing and creating.” ~Ray Romano Quality 16:  Centered Good yoga teachers lead lives that are centered around yoga and the lessons learned from yoga.  Yoga is the path that creates a more balanced, focused […]

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Don’t Lose Your Goals to the Haze – Learn to Stop Those Bad Habits!

This was one of my first articles that I wrote a few years ago.  I wanted to share it again, though, because the think the message is worth revisiting.  If you’ve ever struggled with trying to overcome a bad habit, this article is for you! Previously published at Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/4095292 As I near my […]

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Day 15: Qualities of Yoga Teachers – Thirty Day Personal Challenge

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.”  ~Emily Dickinson Quality 15:  Hopeful Good yoga teachers are hopeful.  They gather small kernels of hope along the byways of  their own journey and scatter them as pebbles upon the waters […]

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Weekly Writing Challenge: A Pinch of You

I am accepting the First Weekly Writing Challenge from WordPress and have created a recipe for me.  I hope you enjoy the recipe but I wouldn’t recommend making it on your own – it’s highly reactive and difficult to master! Recipe for Susie Makes 1 (but goes a long way and can be annoying) The […]

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FAQ’s – Qualities of Yoga Teachers: Thirty Day Personal Challenge

As I approach the halfway point for this thirty day personal writing challenge, I have been asked many questions regarding this process.  I wish to share these questions and answers with those of you who have been following my blog: Q1 – Why is the process taking longer than thirty days? A1 – I want […]

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Day 14 – Quality of Yoga Teachers: Thirty Day Personal Challenge

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression.”  ~Albert Einstein Quality 14:  Caring Good yoga teachers care.  They care about their students and are careful about their teaching methods and message.  They chose their profession with great forethought and do not take their duties lightly. According to dictionary.com, “care” […]

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My First Yoga Photo Shoot!

I was lucky enough to be invited as a yoga model for a local photography shoot. Many thanks to Tony and Melissa DeWitt for arranging it all and for creating a fabulous video! I was both nervous and excited to begin but soon found my groove as the evening wore on, and I spent more […]

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Learning to Balance in Handstand

This pictures was taken about four years ago and yes, it has been photoshopped.  Well, at least the wall where my foot is balancing has been “erased” for presentation purposes.  It’s a nice picture, but I always feel like a little bit of a “phony” because I can’t hold this pose in mid-air for than […]

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Day 13 – Qualities of Yoga Teachers: Thirty Day Personal Challenge

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Quality #13:  Inspiring What inspires you?  Athletes who seem to do almost super-human feats? The innocence of children?  A beautiful rainbow after a summer storm?  Your spouse?  Your own child?  Your dog? Many things inspire […]

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Day 12 – Qualities of Yoga Teachers – Thirty Day Personal Challenge

“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” ~Buddha Quality #12: Passionate Good yoga teachers are passionate about yoga and about teaching.  Their lives revolve around stepping onto their own mat and discovering for themselves the secrets that are revealed through consistent practice. Good yoga […]

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