Tag: yoga diaries

Yoga Diaries: Why Do We Vinyasa?

For those of you who are familiar with the vinyasa style of yoga, you know that “vinyasa” refers to a series of poses – chaturanga, upward-facing dog, downward facing dog – that is often performed at the tail end of a sequence. When initially building […]

BOLD 2017

Every week, I listen to the Happier podcast hosted by Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft. Rubin, who identifies as a happiness expert, raises fascinating questions about the relationship between habits and happiness that work towards illuminating tangible strategies for promoting happiness in our everyday lives. […]

Yoga Diaries: FindYour Pace

Over the past five or six months, I have noticed a significant shift in my physical yoga practice. When I first started taking classes at One Down Dog, I almost exclusively took “Sweat” classes – classes that infuse cardio and plyometric movements with yoga flows […]

Yoga Diaries: On Vulnerability

The topic of this Yoga Diary entry is one that I am constantly coming back to through my practice. It’s something that I’ve struggled with way before building a yoga practice or even knowing what yoga was. I grew up as a pretty independent only […]

Missing Your Flight / How You Know the Yoga is Working / Being Grateful

Early on this Monday morning, I missed my flight from San Francisco back to LA. Thinking my flight was at 8am, I set my alarm for 5:10am to give myself time to shake out the kinks, walk to Bart from where I was staying, and […]