Trying Things On For Size

I love reading self help books. Anything about personal growth or maximizing performance and I’m all over it. I like the idea that we always have the opportunity to make things better: for ourselves, for our friends and family, for our community, for the world.

Because of that I’m always down […]

By |2022-11-02T19:23:33+00:00November 2, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trying Things On For Size

The Perfect Workout (Not!)

I started thinking about real life workouts today because my morning kind of went like this:

I got up and had breakfast and realized while drinking my second cup of tea that I had somehow forgotten that this was a day when my teaching started at 8 […]

By |2022-08-10T23:13:31+00:00August 8, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Perfect Workout (Not!)

Habit Making, Habit Breaking

I was thinking about habits and how quickly and easily they can be broken even before my mother fractured her spine and I realized her ability to form and follow through on habits had also been fractured.

Was it a series of mini-strokes? Is it the result of two years of […]

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Set A Good Structure

Something I find myself saying a lot while teaching is “Set yourself up well.” What I mean by that exactly depends on what we’re setting ourselves up for, but the bottom line is the same regardless: It really helps your body to set it up for what you’re planning to […]

By |2021-10-31T23:12:48+00:00October 3, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Set A Good Structure

Don’t Make Plans; Make Options

“Don’t make plans; make options.” This has been the motto for me and my partner this year, and I thought about it in relation to fitness in a Facebook post I made recently.

This isn’t a motto that comes easily to me because I like plans. I like spreadsheets. I like to […]

By |2021-10-31T23:11:10+00:00September 6, 2021|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Creating a Home Practice

Lots of people want to do some sort of movement or fitness practice at home on their own. It’s a great idea: you can save money, you don’t have to travel anywhere for a class or lesson, you can do it on your own schedule, and you don’t need any […]

By |2021-10-31T23:15:18+00:00May 6, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Fitness Bullies

As a culture we’ve been thinking about bullying in recent years: what it is, what it does, why it happens, how to handle it in the moment, and how to bring it to an end.

The fitness and wellness culture can sometimes be a big bully. When I looked up the […]

By |2021-10-31T23:15:47+00:00March 31, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fitness Bullies
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