My Yoga Journal

My journey back to health has been starting to feel like it’s missing something important and I don’t know exactly what it is. I’ve been wondering to myself lately: What’s *MY* specific role in creating a healthier happier world…not just for myself, but for *EVERYONE*. I’m just one person, what can I do? How can I make a real impact beyond the occasional blog post and new recipe updates?

I thought maybe I was too focused on the physical and not enough on the spiritual, so I’ve started a 200-hour Yoga Training Program to try and discover what that missing “something” is. These are my Yoga notes.

My TIIH Yoga Journal

Yoga Teaching Journal (RYT200)

I’m curious to know how much time I will have spent devoted to my Yoga studies during the RYT 200 certification so I am keeping a loose tally here. It’ll be nice to have a historical record to refer back to when I’ve completed the program, plus it may contain useful links and resources for other students (or prospective students). […]

My TIIH Yoga Journal

Sun Salutation A – Beginner

Surya Namaskar (SOOR-yah nah-mah-scar) / namaskar = “to bow” This is the basic leading movements in most Hatha Yoga practices. The letter “A” indicates that this is a beginner Surya Namaskar sequence and is traditionally practiced in Ashtanga style yoga.

My TIIH Yoga Journal

First Day of Yogi School

Yay! Today was the 1st day of Yogi School. I’m taking the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (RYT 200) through the The Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and I couldn’t be more excited (or nervous…doing something like this is TOTALLY out of my comfort zone). First Impressions: The Space: The Institute for […]