High Five Friday: Still in Maine

High Five Friday Maine Part 2

  Oh hey. Yes, we’re still in Maine. Still exploring. Still beaching (omg Maine beaches are beautiful!). I still can’t quite get over the incredible scenery and landscape in this state. I’m trying to unplug and relax and enjoy this last bit of summer – more like clinging on to this final week because I’m not […]

Gaining Perspective From Injury

  I’ve been thinking a lot about running lately. And while I may have had a hard time appreciating and celebrating my recent PR, I’ve been thinking about how much has changed over the last 2 and a half years. I’m pulling a post from my archive on 5 lessons learned from injury and from recovering […]

PR = Personal Record

SF 1st Half Marathon finisher medal

I crossed the finish line and smiled. My fingers fumbled to press stop on my watch and looked at the numbers again. A running PR. A personal record. But just as soon as the smile reached my cheeks, the corners of my mouth started to fall. A PR, but not a fast PR. When I ran […]

Post-Race Thoughts

Warrior 3

  I made a deal with myself before the SF 1st Half Marathon – I would run and finish the race and I would enjoy it along the way. Afterwards, I wasn’t going to train and run another race. At least not for a long time. I would take time off from running to leg my […]

Ask a Yogini: What are the Best Yoga Poses For Headaches?

Yoga Poses for Headaches

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time to Ask a Yogini. Each month, I’ll answer a question about yoga – anything that you’re curious about. Chances are, if you have the question, someone else does too! Disclaimer: While I am a certified yoga instructor, I am not your yoga instructor. Please exercise […]

High Five Friday

high five friday

  Happy August! Wait, how is it August?? Since returning home from San Francisco earlier this week, life has been moving non-stop. We jumped right back in to camp and work and teaching yoga and work and work. After a day or two of feeling sore and stiff (I’m sure the cross-country plane ride contributed almost […]

SF 1st Half Marathon Recap

1st SF Half Marathon 2014 Recap

Wow. It’s hard to believe that it was only Sunday that I ran the 2014 1st Half Marathon of the San Francisco Marathon. It feels like forever ago. Short story of the SF 1st Half Marathon? Better than expected. I followed the plan set out by my coach Jess and felt calm, comfortable and strong through 10 […]