Posted in 2011

HOLDING ON TO A NOTION..

This morning I heard a Christmas song that truly took me waay back to Christmases past. Where I received my first talking doll…Chatty Cathy, made by Mattel. I have to share this interesting fact about how Chatty Cathy talked. As it turns out, even mute the dolls are worth $300 – $1,000+ in today’s market….such … Continue reading

WHAT DOES SERVICE MEAN TO YOU?

Read this timely passage, by the talented Melody Beattie, to my yoga class today and thought I would share it with you.  It really does support what I have been saying about making sure you carve out time on your mat during the holiday season.  More time for you, means stronger quality for those who … Continue reading

COMBAT HOLIDAY STRESS!!

Do yoga!  Yep…you heard me. The first thing we give up when time constraint rears its ugly head is time for ourselves.  Am I right?  You know I am. But does anybody really benefit from our self-sacrifice? I know, in the long run, that nobody in my circle, including myself does.  Why?  Because I am … Continue reading

WHY NOW?

When I contacted Groupon.com to initiate 2 great deals for my yoga studio, they asked if I would rather wait until the first of the New Year for the “tip-off”.  When I asked why that seemed like a more sound sales/marketing strategy they replied, “Nobody takes the time to go to yoga during the holiday … Continue reading

AND THE TEACHER BECOMES THE STUDENT

I had every intention of offering a  moderate vinyasa flow class to the 8 young men that I teach to on Wednesday and Friday evenings tonight. I had worked the sequence out in my head at 2 am when I couldn’t get back to sleep, sketched it out at work, and practiced it aloud during … Continue reading

BOOhumbug!

New England had an early surprise snow storm on Saturday, October 29th that dumped a foot plus of snow and left hundreds of thousands of homes without power.  The power outages lasted  from several hours to 6 or more days. One of those days was Halloween and most of the NH towns affected by the … Continue reading