Fitness

Executing on Intentions with Yoga in the Park

My fitness record is one of trial, error, mostly failures, and a single success. That single success keeps me driven -- a hint of hope among a sea of flops. But it lets me know that it's possible for me to achieve results when I demonstrate discipline. In the past, there were countless times I started some… Continue reading Executing on Intentions with Yoga in the Park

Finding Fulfillment · Fitness · Travel

How to Make ‘Fit’ Feel Fabulous On Vacation

As you work on your bikini bods in preparation for summer vacation, you’re probably daydreaming of yourself on the beach, sippin' mai tais and filling up on the delicious local fare of your dream destination. After all, you would have pushed yourself all spring at the gym to get in shape and put in your… Continue reading How to Make ‘Fit’ Feel Fabulous On Vacation

Fitness

How to Find a Yoga Mat That Fits

I'm a strong believer in not wasting money on expensive gear, equipment or classes unless there's proven interest in the activity. At the same time, I do believe that having the right equipment can motivate you and allow you to perform better to an extent. Therefore, I'm all about first making small purchases to support… Continue reading How to Find a Yoga Mat That Fits

Faith · Finding Fulfillment · Fitness · Friendship · Happiness · Reflections

Why it’s so hard to be the camel in our relationships

In yoga, backbends and chest openers are among the hardest poses. In particular, the camel pose, ustrasana, is considered challenging because it requires you to kneel, bend back and reach your heels with your hands as you press your chest out and hips forward. "We are not used to keeping our chests, in particular our hearts, so open… Continue reading Why it’s so hard to be the camel in our relationships

Fitness

Why I love (and hate) Bikram Yoga

Less than a year ago, I joined a yoga studio to augment my exercise workouts to get in shape for my wedding. Plus, I'm a pretty high-strung person, so I felt that practicing some yoga would be useful for my general well being. I started by trying Bikram yoga because I thought the hot studios… Continue reading Why I love (and hate) Bikram Yoga