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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)
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)
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)
PSA: Think Cool Thoughts

PSA: Think Cool Thoughts

While on a morning run this week, standing in the scorching heat at a crosswalk that I wished was a lot closer to my home,... (read more)
Top 5 Favorite Commencement Speeches

Top 5 Favorite Commencement Speeches

On Sunday, I ran one of my typical loops along the Charles River, a favorite running haunt, with highlights including a gaggle of baby geese... (read more)
Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Talking Shop with Tim Ritchie Before Race Day

Now, that we’ve covered the real reason why Ryan Hall and Meb Keflezighi dropped out of the Boston Marathon on Monday (they’re scared of Tim... (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)
For Your Tired Tootsies, From Om Gal with Love

For Your Tired Tootsies, From Om Gal with Love

Whether you went for a monster run this weekend (perhaps you ran the Hyannis Half Marathon or went on a big training run for Boston),... (read more)
5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging

5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging

To recap: I started this website as a New Year’s resolution.  Then, I blinked, and 5 years went by.  Whoosh!  Here we are, gals, guys,... (read more)
Poem for a Sunday

Poem for a Sunday

Standing still in NYC this weekend (I’m in the Vans), upon noticing a heart-shaped leaf. As promised to this morning’s Om Athlete class at Equinox,... (read more)
Yoga for Runners

Yoga for Runners and Heaven & Hell Run/Yoga Night in Time for the Boston Marathon

To most people, late March signifies the season of NCAA basketball madness, blossoming trees, and optimistically storing a heavy winter coat till next year.  But... (read more)
Pratyhara: Yoga That Has Nothing To Do With Flexibility

Pratyhara: Yoga That Has Nothing To Do With Flexibility

For my 30th birthday, I opted to disappear to Kripalu, a yoga and meditation center in the Berkshires.  I wasn’t hiding from the new decade. ... (read more)

Bruins Goalie Tim Thomas a Yogi; Lebron James, Not.

What a week for om athletes! First, you met Olympic swimmer Kim Vandenberg in Marseille, France.  Stunning, isn’t she? Then, the world watched as Lebron... (read more)

How to be An Elite Boston Marathon Spectator

Ask any runner what makes the Boston Marathon so special, and they will inevitably mention its unmatched crowd support along the course.  There are few... (read more)