Tag : change

Life in Southern Indiana!

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“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” ~Khalil Gibran Life has changed since the beginning of the year.  Shortly after announcing that I would be closing the studio, my husband ran across a piece of property in southern Indiana that looked like something that would suit us.  We decided […]

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“My ideas about time all developed from the realization that if nothing were to change we could not say that time passes.  Change is primary, time, if it exists are all, is something we deduce from it.”  Julian Barbour I can’t believe it’s been three weeks since I have published anything!  Time does pass quickly, […]

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I Want to Stop Now

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When challenges come, do you rise to the occasion or do you quit?  Do you become depressed or do you realize that challenging moments define you?  I was reading “Journey into Power” by Baron Baptiste and I really loved this passage in his book: “It is generally possible for people to get into most of […]

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Today’s post is very special.  My friend, Todd Hoffer, shares his intimate, personal story about his addiction to alcohol and his lifelong struggle with finding a better path.  I knew “of Todd” from the time I was a teenager because he was in a band with his brother.  From my vantage, he was the cool guy that went […]

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“My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.”  ~Michael J Fox For some reason the idea of inverse relationships has been on my mind often these days.  It would seem that the sum total of our lives are spent in inverse relationships.  When I looked up the […]

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Fitness vs. Lifestyle

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After spending a great weekend in kettlebell certification with a fitness organization, I am once again committed to the path that we are on at Warsaw’s Secret Fitness.  Don’t get me wrong, I feel that mainstream fitness has its purpose and place, but fitness is only the beginning.  Chasing cardio programs that choose constant, high-intensity […]

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What is Yoga to You?

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To me? Yoga is nothing and everything. Yoga is building strength and accepting weakness. Yoga is gaining confidence and giving up pride. Yoga is inspiration and realization. Yoga is rising to the challenge and letting go of expectations. Yoga is quiet contemplation and bold exploration. Yoga is less and more. Yoga is without and within. […]

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“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror and asked myself:  ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ and when the answer has been, ‘No’ for too may days in a row, I know I need to change […]

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Whenever we take on the most honorable of professions, the role of teacher, we immediately become accountable to our students.  We give and receive inspiration as teachers, whether or not we realize or desire it.  Students look to us for guidance, reassurance, help and understanding.   We are all teachers at some point in our […]

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Quality #9: Goal-Oriented I know that many yoga students and teachers may question that I would put “goal-oriented” as a quality necessary for a good yoga teacher because yoga at its most basic is a practice in non-grasping.  Yoga teaches us to let go of many things that hold us back from our true selves […]

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