personality

The Psychology of Personality: How Knowing Yourself Better Can Keep Your Fitness Goals On Track

I recently attended The World Domination Summit (WDS) in Portland, Oregon.  The conference was 3 days jam-packed, full of lectures and workshops all led by entrepreneurs, writers, and artists.  One of the of the many great speakers I heard was Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project.   In her lecture, Gretchen pointed out that in order to be happy you …

sitting in bikram yoga

To Sit or Not to Sit? What Sitting in Bikram Yoga Says About You

Ok, you are no longer a beginner to this yoga thing. Or, maybe you are, but you struggle every day to continue pushing through every posture.   My question to you is, “Why are you struggling?” The second you begin to struggle, you are forgetting the first step of every posture, which is normal breathing.  Yes, this breathing rate might …

padahastasana or hands to feet pose

4 Tips to Improving your Padahastasana or Hands to Feet Pose

Padahastasana or Hands to Feet pose is one of my favorite postures! It is the first time in class your shoulders get a break! By the time I am coming up arms and head together from Hands to Feet pose, I feel like I have finally awakened for my day.  My muscles feel exponentially looser and I feel as if …