Posts tagged "yoga"

Unemployment Yoga

Unemployment Yoga
No, Unemployment Yoga does not really exist…until now, because it should. As a currently unemployed (but previously employed) post-grad, I find myself in a position that I never thought I would be in. Yes, I am well aware that the job market is a nightmare these days and I’m definitely not alone – BUT I... Read more »

Why I Absolutely HATE Hot Yoga.

I must preface this post by saying that not all hot yoga is bad – just most of it. And while, I have been to a few decent hot Vinyasa flow yoga classes, where the important core qualities of a yoga class are present (Savasana, teacher demonstrations, assists, etc.), most hot yoga classes that I’ve... Read more »

When It Comes to Wanting Success – How Much is Too Much?

I’ve spent most of my life in an almost constant state of competition. Growing up in the North Shore of Chicago and attending one of the best public schools in the state was an enormous privilege, but not one without enormous pressures as well. As a smart kid, grades were everything. It started in preschool... Read more »
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Top 8 Most Awkward Yoga Moments

Top 8 Most Awkward Yoga Moments
The yoga spiel, if you will, is one with which I am very familiar. It’s your time, your practice, and all that. But sometimes, despite even our most valiant efforts to block out the rest of the world and the thoughts that come with it, things happen in yoga class that readily flood our consciousness... Read more »

Why Savasana is the Most Important Yoga Pose.

Why Savasana is the Most Important Yoga Pose.
I have a huge love-hate relationship with Savasana (“corpse pose” for the unfamiliar). Obviously, I love the lying down part, but something about actually relaxing is incredibly difficult for me. I’m not sure if other people feel this way, or maybe they just don’t realize they do, but I know that as soon as it’s... Read more »

Hungover Yoga

Everyone’s been there. The sun shining through the cracks in your blinds is always blindingly bright. Your eyes burn holes behind your eyelids as you try to fool yourself into thinking that you can go back to sleep. Your mouth is so dry you assume you must be dying, but the thought of getting up... Read more »
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