Tag : yoga

“Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all, or having everything happen all at once.” ~Paul Coelho I’ve been a fitness coach for over a decade now, and I’ve seen every possible scenario of unexpected life events that serve to derail people from their goals.  Some events […]

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Greetings From the Cave Yep!  That’s me at Indiana Caverns!  For those who don’t know yet, I am working part-time as a tour guide at our local cave. This picture was taken a few days ago during an expedition beyond the regular tour route with another, experienced caver.  Check out the low rocks behind me.  I belly […]

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It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted but I’m happy to have some time this morning to sit down and collect my thoughts.  I have a mental list of topics to cover but these two are top of the list. First of all, I want to share an incredible and free yoga app called […]

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“If you open your heart and become like a child, you will always be blissful, always content.” ~ Sri Dharma Mittra Most of you now know that Warsaw’s Secret Fitness Studio will officially close at the end of the year.  I am somewhat saddened, and yet I am also happy that I have this website, […]

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Why I Love the StrongFirst Organization!

I am a student of strength. I am a teacher of strength. I am a quiet professional. StrongFirst Code The first time that I heard the StrongFirst code, I am really wasn’t sure what it meant.  Although it was mentioned numerous times throughout my certification weekend (the first chance I really interacted with the organization […]

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Free Yoga Videos

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Enjoy this short playlist of simple yoga poses.

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We All Need Love

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“Keep love in your heart.  A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are all dead.” ~Oscar Wilde This weekend I taught two yoga workshops themed around Valentine’s day.  My intent was to teach the students a little more about the community of yoga and also to help them open up […]

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Exercise Isn’t the Answer

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“How does one control weight?  By not overeating.  How does one stay in shape?  One plays sports.  There are no magic pills here.” ~Vladamir Putin Many of my readers may not know that I had my own struggles with weight in childhood and throughout my twenties.  I was a classic overeater and  I remember saying, […]

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My mind was screaming, “No! You don’t want to do it again because it’s hard!”

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Courage from Within: Step Aside, Fear

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“Never surrender your hopes and dreams to the fateful limitations others have placed on their own lives. The vision of your true destiny does not reside within the blinkered outlook of the naysayers and the doom prophets. Judge not by their words, but accept advice based on the evidence of actual results. Do not be […]

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