I recently had my 5th anniversary of teaching yoga. I’m a big believer in celebrating milestones, or really, celebrating anything. And why not? Life is short, so finding things to celebrate daily brings me a lot of joy. To celebrate this particular milestone, I threw my local yoginis a party at my house. I called it “Wine and Chi” and we had a gentle yoga sequence outdoors, followed by Happy Hour on the deck with wine and cheese. It was so much fun to celebrate with them, and it was my way of thanking them for putting up with me for five years.
Five years goes by fast. I’ve been thinking back on my progress a lot lately and there are three major things I’ve learned in those five years. If you’re a yoga instructor, you’ll find yourself nodding along, but whatever your occupation is, these three things can surely relate to you.
Here’s an old saying that I like: “The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you’ve lost it.”
I read this to my yoga classes a lot, since we all (myself included) need reminders to stop and evaluate how we’re getting along... physically, mentally and spiritually. I've learned that noticing when I’m out of balance is key, and with my high-energy personality, it can happen to me easily. Read on for a little perspective on how to know when you're out of balance and how to regain it.
Hi, I'm Blake. I love adventure, cooking, costume parties, wine, yoga, and reading...in that order. Follow my blog for yoga stuff, fitness tips, & healthy recipes...
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