Tag: Taekwondo

Stop Trying So Hard! You’re Already Perfect!

“We all want to be special and stand out; there’s nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we’re unique to start with. But then we go through some sort of boot camp from the age of zero to about 18 where we learn everything we […]

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Students, Seek From Your Heart and Find Quality Teachers

This last weekend of teacher training in Grand Rapids was amazing.  My heart is so full that I feel as if it couldn’t hold anything else right now.  Though the weekend was technically a make-up weekend, I feel as if it were the pinnacle and all of the previous learning came together in a magical, […]

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The Burning Fire of Courage – Qualities of Yoga Teachers: Thirty Day Personal Challenge

Quality 24:  Courageous This picture may not look that exciting but I was actually standing on top of a guard rail that dropped about nine feet to the boggy marsh below.  The wind was blowing and it was cold but I was determined to find my balance and ease, even at the risk of a […]

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The “Aha!” Moments

As I travel the path of yoga to a certification through Yoga Alliance, I am spending much time in practice and in study.  The same was true as I rose through the ranks of Taekwondo to eventually obtain my blackbelt. I remember my Taekwondo teacher explaining the way that we learn.  He said that we […]

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