Tag : senior fitness

Helping Others Requires Giving

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“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are.  All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” ~Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart As a yoga teacher and personal trainer, I am blessed to learn to know people on a deeper level than many others.  At my […]

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“It is a full-time job being honest one moment at a time, remember to love to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.”  ~Jasmine Guy Can you be honest with yourself?  Do you look yourself in the mirror and like the person staring back at you?  Are you living in […]

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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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What is Your Intention?

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“When you set an intention, when you commit, the entire universe conspires to make it happen.” ~Sandy Forster We often set our intention for our yoga practice before we begin moving.  Sometimes we are able to keep our intention present throughout our practice, but most often, we forget.  Change and commitment are difficult and yet […]

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“Everything you need to do to transform your life is easy to do.  It’s easy to become healthy, fit and vibrant.  It’s easy to become financially independent.  It’s easy to have a happy family and a life rich with meaningful friendships.  It’s just a matter of mastering the mundane – of repeating simple little disciplines, […]

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“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha This past weekend, a few ladies and I […]

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Little Things Matter

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“Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.”  ~Humphrey Davy Do today those things you think are of little value and experience the difference.  Little things make the difference between good and […]

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“Hope springs eternal in the human breast.” Alexander Pope When we are down, beaten, broken or overwhelmed, a smile, a touch or gentle word can lift us high above our problems. When we feel hopeless, a loving deed or prayer or thought can change our entire outlook even when the situation remains unchanged. When we […]

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Life Isn’t an Either-Or Proposition

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“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” ~Teddy Roosevelt As I was training with the kettlebell this morning, I […]

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Hips Are It!

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“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” ~ by Rumi This week at the studio we are moving yet closer toward spring.  As spring approaches, we who live in the colder climates begin to come out […]

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