Tag Archives: BIkram Yoga and Weight Loss

Three Years of HOT HOT HOT YOGA!

Today, April 29, 2016 marks my third year Bikramversary! I don’t have any grand comments to make. No profound realizations. I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for twenty years, but I love Bikram/Hot yoga more than the others. Why? … Continue reading

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Sexy Sit-Ups (Sort of!)

I can’t do a traditional sit-up. I just can’t right now, that doesn’t mean I can’t work toward one. The other day I went for my semi-annual dermatological body check, and my dermatologist told me I must have significant core … Continue reading

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LOCK THAT KNEE!!!

In a Bikram yoga class you’re bound to hear the phrase “lock that knee”, but have you ever stopped to think about what it means to “lock that knee”. I’m not sure I did…..until Friday. As it often happens, we … Continue reading

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More on Numbers that Matter

If you’ve been with me for awhile, then you know I don’t like it when people ask me how much weight I’ve lost. So many judgments and so much other “yuckiness” follows that answer. I’m more than a number. Always … Continue reading

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Happy Two-Year Bikram Yoga-versary to me!

Two Years Ago April 29th, 2013: the first day I walked into a Bikram yoga class. The first day I met Loren Jay Cherrstrom, teacher extraordinaire. I walked into that class one thing and walked out another. My life has … Continue reading

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A Tiggerific Triangle

If you’ve been around here long enough the you know my fondness for triangle pose. I have some difficulty with it because I carry the bulk of my weight in the front, so it’s all too easy for me to … Continue reading

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What a Yogi Looks Like (in my yoga world)

I’ve seen an increasing amount of conversations that focus on “what a yogi looks like”. When I walk into the yoga room I find myself surrounded by a variety of ages, of ethnicities, of body types—a veritable potpourri of people. … Continue reading

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401 Lessons from the HOT ROOM!

401 Lessons This past Monday marked my 400th and 401st Bikram Yoga classes in just over a year and a half. Sometimes I marvel at the changes I’ve experienced, and I’m not referring to the obvious physical changes. Having an … Continue reading

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Read All About ME!

My Bikram Yoga life invited me to be a guest blogger for this week! Check out the entry and peruse the rest of the site–she has some amazing stuff there! http://www.mybikramyogalife.com/2014/10/23/a-bounty-of-bikram-blessings/

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Activating Alignment

For the longest time I thought only this body lacked proper alignment. I figured other people, skinnier people, had better alignment. My ego loves this thought pattern. It liked it, well it still likes it, for as long as I … Continue reading

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