Consciously Emoting

Time just published an article I thought was interesting and very relevant, about emotional release during exercise. The article states that more and more studio owners (think yoga, Pilates, spinning, bootcamp) are seeing a rising trend in their students using exercise as an emotional release. Some instructors even construct their classes to have a moment where their...

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The True Power of The Pepu

Since I was little my mom taught me that the “proper” word for boobs in Spanish was “pepus” pronounced “pep-oos.” For those of you who speak Spanish, you may have never heard of this word because I’m convinced that my mom made it up. I was asked to reflect on this month of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month and write a blog about it. I had...

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OMG! What is Going to Happen to Rina Yoga?

ONLY MORE AMAZING, AWESOME THINGS as always!!! Everyone is bombarding me and the Rina Yoga angels with this question. Although I am leaving on July 1 to Los Angeles, I AM COMING BACK in August!!! Rina Yoga will continue to grow and succeed as it has for almost nine years. Just because I decide to go on an adventure for a month doesn’t mean your yoga has to stop. Now is...

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Discovering I’m Not a Puddle of Shit

This weekend was a shift for me… and for the 23 people who shared in this journey too. But it almost didn’t happen. Why? Because I was being an idiot. For years I have been attached to my idea of how a training “should” be. It “should” be this way and that way, with this information and with that book, etc. This rigidity was because I...

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The Cards “I Am” Dealt

  My journey continues… As I sit here on the plane moving hundreds of miles per hour across thousands of miles, I am sitting still in my “comfortable” flight seat by the window. I like the window because although I am enclosed in these small quarters with tight individual space I can see out to where I really am; the sky that is boundless, endless...

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Getting Lost and Found… And Lost Again.

Life is a cycle… of thinking you know what you are doing, realizing that you are ignorant and then thinking you know what you are doing again. of commitment, letting go and committing again. of ups and downs and ups. of stepping forward, stepping backward and taking another step forward. This never stops. It is never linear although it seems that way to our limited...

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