Category: Life

“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 »

How Yoga Teacher Training Changed My Life

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Yoga teacher training was a life changing experience – sounds dramatic, but it’s true! I tried yoga for the first time in college but didn’t practice regularly until about 4 years ago. I enjoyed yoga because it was a way to de-stress and help ease the pain from working behind a computer all day. It… Read more »

Beyond the Swipe – Community, Wine, NO Technology

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Check out a cool local event in Silverlake next month that will unite the fitness community of individuals who are single. This event will be unique in a sense that mobile devices will be required to be turned off-that’s right cell phones off, so people can disconnect and connect for real. This will allow others to be fully present with… Read more »

Ayurveda 101: 5 Morning Rituals to Create Balance

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Ayurveda is the science of life. It’s often referred to as yoga’s sister science, as they both originated with Vedic scholars some 5,000 years ago. Ayurveda strives to create balance in our natural constitution, or dosha, taking into account external factors such as the time of year or the climate where we live. While modern… Read more »

LOVE YOURSELF

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Confessions of a hypocritical yogi Your body is beautiful, love yourself, let go of what is no longer serving you. These are all things I have definitely said on multiple occasions to both friends and yoga students. Guess what, I’m horrible at practicing what I preach. Yep, I said it. I am judgmental and cruel… Read more »