Life Stuff + Self-Care
Do You Struggle with Not-Enough Syndrome?
Movement teachers everywhere are struggling with “not-enough”syndrome. We worry about providing enough detail, enough content, enough research for our clients.
5 Questions To Help You Choose How You Spend Your Time
Use these 5 questions to help decide what you really want to do and 5 ways to say “no” to the things you don’t. Spend your time in ways that you’ll look back on with pride and pleasure, not fatigue or regret.
What I learned from Anatomy Dissection
Dissection is a skill! Technical skills and fascial lines, a heart deep respect and love of the body…I learned so much during my week at the Anatomy Trains fascial dissection course!
Why I Don’t Like New Year’s Resolutions!
Let me describe something to you, and imagine this plan is being applied to someone you love... Step 1. Identify things I don't like about myself. Things I think I fail at, that I don't do well or that I don't do well enough. Step 2. Make an arbitrary decision...
Do you have enough energy for the holidays?
I think as teachers, it is important to remember that some of the clients walking in our doors at this time of year may be out of spoons (an analogy for energy). They are getting through the day, and they’ve made time and space for their time with you, honouring themselves, their bodies, their commitments and their self-care.
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of the Movement Community
This amazing time we live in has created incredible opportunities for connecting with other movers and teachers all over the world. I’ve “met” people online who I may never see in person. I have learned a wealth of information, engaging in both certified courses and...
True Confessions and a Love-In Challenge for YOU!
So here's the truth... I am no more "perfect" than anyone else. I don't work out every day. I don't do the variety of movement I would prescribe for a client all the time. I like to do the things I'm already good at! I don't always get enough sleep. I don't always...
Go Climb a Tree!
Variety is crucial for healthy muscle development and hanging puts a totally different load on your muscle structure compared to weight lifting.
You Can’t Control Other People Part 1
We cannot control external events. No matter how awesome and amazing you are, you can't change the weather. Or the economy. Or Trump's hair. You can't change your family or your friends, your colleagues or strangers on the street. And you can't change your...
I love April! That warm smell of dirt and new growth is in the air. I can go out without a coat on and walk for hours. It's my birth month, so there's usually a party... : )) This year, Boomerang is joining in with Yoga Village, who have a beautiful studio downstairs...