Category: Life

The Language of Tarot

FILED UNDER: Life, Practice

This past Saturday, I attended a friend’s backyard birthday party. It was a familiar scene as we gathered under the trees, drinks in hand, catching up around the fire pit. Then Gel gave me that sly smile: “Did you bring your cards?” I did—I almost always do. So then and there we sat down on… Read more »

#ODDlight Family Feature: Liza Thoms

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Each month we bring a teacher into the #ODDlight and illuminate their interests, practices, and who they are. There is a real person behind those people you see in the studio!   Name: Liza Lucia Stratton Thoms Nick Name: Lulu, Grizz, Luchita Hometown: Fairfax, CA up in the SF Bay Area Favorite Place: Swimming in the ocean/floating in a river or lake… Read more »

One Down Dog’s 2015 Lowdown on All Time Highs

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HOW is it already 2016? WHAT HAPPENED TO 2015!? Well – here’s the lowdown. One Down Dog opened the Eagle Rock location! We gained TONS of new teachers and saw some ODDfamily spread out across the country. New classes and types were added, our first Sculpt/Sweat training, a new Massage Therapist, MIND our donation meditation class,… Read more »

Yoga Gift Giving Guide

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The get is in the give!  It’s hard to come up with unique gifts that align with what somebody wants and what you want for them. Shopping at your ODD-est little yoga home can lead the way to a sweet simple gift that says “hey! I thought lots about you! To help you find that… Read more »

ODDlight Teacher Feature: Molly O’Neill

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Each month we will be bringing a teacher into the #ODDlight and illuminating their interests, practices, and who they are. There is a real person behind those teachers and it’s their knowledge filtered through their own experiences that make them that person that pulls you into class.  This month, get to know Molly O’Neill, queen of alignment and… Read more »

“Who am I to be a yoga teacher?”

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When I first signed up for yoga teacher training, I was constantly second-guessing myself. I worried about not being “good enough” at yoga. I mean, I couldn’t even do a headstand yet! Who was I to be a yoga teacher? Why would anyone want to take my yoga class if I couldn’t even do a… Read more »

#ODDLight Teacher Feature: Brittany Kovler

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Each month we will be bringing a teacher into the #ODDlight and illuminating their interests, practices, and who they are. There is a real person behind those teachers and it’s their knowledge filtered through their own experiences that make them that person that pulls you into class. This month, we are featuring Brittany Kovler, our very own… Read more »

6 Ways To Stay Healthy at Work

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On Sunday, July 26 I’ll be leading the Yoga for Office Bound Yogis workshop at the Eagle Rock studio. In preparation for the workshop, I started thinking about all the time we spend at work and how it can be detrimental to our health. An average person will spend about one-third of their lifetime at… Read more »