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YogaGlo: How to get started

Yoga is an essential part of my fitness and well-being. Over the past few years, I’ve eased into a practice that helps me maintain balance and whole body wellbeing. When I first began practicing, it took a lot of…

Sweating in California

Traveling is one of my favorite things. I love getting out of the routine and enjoying days in places far from home. It’s fun to break away from the day to day schedule. However there is one routine that…

The Proper Care and Feeding of a Yoga Mat

As I settled into child’s pose at the start of my practice today, I took a nice, long, deep inhale. And then gagged. My yoga mat smelled like the armpit of an ancient centurion. Then I remembered that I rode…

Go-To Workouts While Traveling

Today I put a wrap on two and a half weeks of travel. With all of this time away from home, I have had to come up with some good exercise solutions that don’t require gym equipment and work anywhere.…

Running Hiatus

An old injury of sorts flared up early last week. It’s nothing serious and I certainly won’t bore you with the details. Over the last few years I’ve learned (the hard way) to listen up and give my body…

Surprising Ourselves

I love surprises. Well, not all of them I guess. Like Vera surprising me last night with a fever and frequent crying throughout the night. Ugh. But, I surprised myself this morning with a cool accomplishment. And I love that…

May I Suggest…

I took a yoga class this morning that fit perfectly with my “feel what you feel” theme. For those of you looking to explore what it means to lean into your feelings and experiences, this class is right up your…

Weekend Memories and Monday Vibes

It was a weekend for the record books. Isaac and I drove up the coast on Friday, jettisoning our kids along the way with Grandma and Grandpa. We landed in Avila Beach to stay the weekend with family. The…

Practicing with YogaGlo

Lately, I have been splitting my yoga practice between Ekam Yoga and my family room/bedroom/wherever the Bodenettes aren’t. While I would choose a class at Ekam any day over asanas at home, it’s not always practical. Amen, mamas? I guess the…

My body is…

My body is _______ . Don’t overthink it. Just fill in the blank. Alright. Now, do the same thing with the sentences below: I wish my body was ________ . If I could, I would change ________ (about your…