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shiva tt conclusion part ii

My training is officially over and I am home after my 3 hour drive from LA back to my lovely home in San Luis Obispo. I really enjoyed my last day to the fullest extent! I wandered to the Venice … Continue reading

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shiva tt conclusion

I have mostly completed my Shiva teacher training experience. As I expected I am walking away invigorated, excited, more in love with yoga and myself, inspired, ready to bring some of this back to my own personal yoga practice, my … Continue reading

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just say no to burnout

One of the most difficult aspects of yoga for me is actually listening to my body and taking it easy when I need to. I really don’t notice when I need to take it easy in life or yoga until … Continue reading

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yoga thoughts from venice beach

Today while attending day 7 of Shiva Rea’s yoga teacher training in Venice Beach, CA my brain was officially fried! I couldn’t go to sleep last night, something about eating and sleeping and learning and yoga made the rebel in … Continue reading

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agape service

Today we had a lunar practice that rocked my socks.  A lunar practice is a little less active in some sense, but still challenging, strengthening, opening, still gets that pranic life force pulsing through your veins. My hips were thankful. … Continue reading

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yogitis and tree man

Yesterday was the first day I practiced teaching some of the new Vinyasa flow’s I’ve been learning at training so far (day 3 of 10). We had to teach only by saying the following for each asana: Breathe (inhale/exhale) Action … Continue reading

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sparty on like monkeys

This morning we started our training by participating in a Vinyasa class that was taught by Shiva that was also open to the public. It was crazy packed with people! I noticed the capacity of the studio was 147 people … Continue reading

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it all began with the big blue bus

For some strange reason I decided to take public transportation to my first day of yoga teacher training. It’s not like there would have been a traffic problem at 6am. I got up at 5am, walked to this dark corner … Continue reading

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It’s Actually Good To Power Through

One of the biggest lessons yoga has taught me is how necessary it is to power through those tough moments. I was pretty sick last night, had a miserable night, couldn’t sleep, physically not well, and I thought, “No way … Continue reading

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