Teaching Tip :: Let Go of Perfectionism {video}

Teaching and leading others takes courage and skill. When you teach power yoga classes, the aim is to help students generate and expand their life force energies and their senses of what is possible in their bodies and lives. If you’re using your energy in class worrying about messing up, saying the wrong thing, or forgetting your sequence, you’re focusing …

Teaching Tip: Speak to the Physical First

Want to be more effective and powerful in your teaching? Be purposeful in creating a dynamic physical experience first for your students. When teaching any pose, speak to the physical qualities first. Use clear and simple language to give your students access to the pose in their bodies. Cue foundation, structure, alignment, activation, and breath. When you give students a …

9 Poses for Spring

I’m loving this spring weather in ATX! Spring is a season of awakening, growth and renewal. It’s time to emerge from the inward time of the winter, recharge your yoga practice, and stir up the power to spring forward. I created a sequences of 9 poses to help you awaken and open to the energy of spring on YogaJournal.com (link …

How Power Yoga changed my life

I get asked all the time about how I started my yoga journey. I started practicing as a teenager in Iowa, but I didn’t start living my practice until I had a breakdown. Here’s how Power Yoga changed my life: I was working in the fast-paced world of political campaigns, living my life in my head, which caused me to …