Monthly Archives: June 2014

Every Yoga Pose For Every Yoga Body

It’s one thing to say that yoga is for EVERY BODY, but it’s another thing entirely to demonstrate it. I love yoga. Yoga heals me in so many ways. This body, in its current form, needs adjustments to receive the … Continue reading

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Double, Double Toil, and Trouble: Reflections on a Year of Doing Doubles (back-to-back Bikram classes) Three Times a Week

June 14th, 2013 I took a chance. I took a risk. I did something different. I did something for me, on a whim. Somehow or other I decided it would be fun to take two Bikram Yoga classes back-to-back. I’m … Continue reading

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Without My Father

Father’s Day 2014: my first Father’s Day without my dad. It’s more than just Father’s Day though. I remember Father’s Day 2013 like it was yesterday. I woke up and took a quick shower before heading over to my parents’ … Continue reading

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Life at Any Size

During the course of this journey I’m on, I’ve been saddened by the amount of comments I’ve heard from people who are waiting to live until they lose weight. I have missed out on many traditional rites of passage because … Continue reading

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The Story I Wanted to Tell

I am very happy to share with all of you a story Prevention Magazine posted online about me and my adventures with YOGA: http://www.prevention.com/fitness/yoga/nancy-taylor-lost-160-pounds-yoga?cid=social_20140613_25893206&cm_mmc=Facebook-_-Prevention-_-fitness-yoga-_-nancytaylor There’s more to my story, but that’s what this space, my blog is for. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Overcoming Obesity

A couple of days ago I saw an article on the Internet “There’s Not a Single Country that has Succeeded in Reducing Obesity in the Past 33 Years” (http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/140530/global-obesity-study-shows-world-has-got-fatter-since-1980). My first reaction was that I understood why. I got it. … Continue reading

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