Let’s Get Running!

How do you define a runner? It’s a great question that my triathlon coach Rich Caiazza wrote about recently in his post “I Am Not A Runner“. He says with clear vindication in the beginning of the post that he IS a triathlete. And I will add a damn good one. But when he separated…

I Think I’ll Try Yoga Today

Great! I mean come on, one of the more popular Instagram hashtags out there is #yogaeverydamnday. But before one takes a ride to Lululemon for yoga hot pants, there is some serious sh*t to consider. Safety. Never underestimate the power of yoga. It has tremendous benefits to all eleven systems in the body. It improves…

Yoga at the Dojo

It was time. Time to put all my knowledge to work. 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training was done and I wanted to teach. Badly. I practiced dialogue in the shower, I concentrated on the lifestyle, the meaning of yoga. I absorbed every tiny bit from my teachers, peers, and fellow practitioners. “Come to the…

Finding My True North With My Face in the Ground

“Go ahead, put your face into the ground, the grass…smell the earth” Sometimes we get caught up in the motions, in the mundane, in the trivial. Then in a New York Minute, a yoga leader is instructing you to put your face in dirt. It was unexpected, and at first I was taken back. Where…

The Glass Was Half Full

It was a weekend of halves, as I celebrated my birthday, health, life and camaraderie the entire weekend with great friends at two, half marathons. It has been a tough month for me as I slowly healed my body from an injury and dealt with the mental pressure of perhaps backing out of yet another…