How can we find quiet and stillness in our lives if even yoga class is noisy?

Dear Yoga Teacher, Please Shut Up!

Recently, I received the following email from a student and friend who shall remain anonymous, about a teacher who shall remain anonymous (I don’t even... (read more)
Book Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Book Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Greetings from Book Land, my OG friends!  What a beautiful, busy summer it’s been (nay, was, I’m not ready to speak in past tense yet).... (read more)
Big Summer News: Roof Top Pool Yoga, New Runner’s World Video, & More!

Big Summer News: Roof Top Pool Yoga, New Runner’s World Video, & More!

Hi OGs, Happy summer!  I have some exciting updates for my favorite season that I wanted to share… Roof Top Pool Yoga at the Colonnade... (read more)
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New Yoga Video with Runner’s World: A Fiery & Fun Core Sequence

Happy New Year, all! However you chose to bid farewell to 2013– with a bubbly fete of friends, quiet night at home or away, or... (read more)
Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

Be Light. Feel Light. A Homegrown Yoga Lesson on Cape Cod.

When I first started doing yoga at the age of 16 in my hometown on Cape Cod, there were no yoga studios.  They didn’t exist... (read more)
My Latest Video for Runner’s World

My Latest Video for Runner’s World

Being self-employed can be a solitary type of existence.  Ditto being a writer, which is well-documented and why so many of the great ones are... (read more)
This is For You, Alissa Bigelow.

This is For You, Alissa Bigelow.

A bright light has gone out. These words are used in the movie Shakespeare in Love, a riff on a famous line in Shakespeare’s play, Othello.... (read more)
Teaching Yoga at Fenway Park: That Happened.

Teaching Yoga at Fenway Park: That Happened.

Two weeks have passed since I taught the first-ever yoga class at Fenway Park, and I still have to remind myself: That Happened. There’s a... (read more)
Big Week & Only Wednesday: Teaching at Fenway Park, Seeing a Marathon Hero, & Launching Runner’s World Video

Big Week & Only Wednesday: Teaching at Fenway Park, Seeing a Marathon Hero, & Launching Runner’s World Video

Wow. This week has been packed with excitement and firsts, and it’s only Wednesday.  On Monday night, I taught the first ever yoga class at... (read more)
Road Trip to Runner’s World & VIA Marathon (PHOTOS!)

Road Trip to Runner’s World & VIA Marathon (PHOTOS!)

It’s absurdly cliche to ask, but is time accelerating?  The older I get, the more I think so.  Take this week, for example.  One moment,... (read more)
The Best & Worst Advice I Ever Got in College About Work

The Best & Worst Advice I Ever Got in College About Work

Labor Day Weekend in Boston means two things.  Most working people with the day off flee, emptying the streets, taking to the highways, and soaking... (read more)
My Best Diet Advice

My Best Diet Advice

Are you vegan? Have you heard of this juice cleanse? Are you gluten free? Have you heard of that juice cleanse? What do you do... (read more)
Friend Dating & Competitive Yoga Chicks

Friend Dating & Competitive Yoga Chicks

A few months ago, one of my oldest friends, Alex (we’ve been friends since age 13), set me up on a friend date with Toni... (read more)
The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

The Weekend: Dance Parties, Naked Bike Brigades, & Your Brain

In a single weekend, I walked through a dance party in the streets and watched an entire brigade of buck naked people on bicycles pedal... (read more)
Striking a Pose with Elite Runner Tim Ritchie Before the Boston Marathon

Striking a Pose with Elite Runner Tim Ritchie Before the Boston Marathon

It’s OK; you can admit it.  Sometimes, you envision your acceptance speech at the Oscars, imagine the roar of the crowd at Fenway after hitting... (read more)
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