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Love and Light

What an amazingly beautiful world we all live in.... I could not be more grateful to the Universe for all of the blessings and gifts of which I have the pleasure of receiving every day.

This week I taught two separate classes to small groups of  my friends in order to help find my footing and personal style as a vinyasa yoga instructor. I am so thankful to have so many friends who are willing to be my "guinea pigs" as I begin to explore my unique approach to facilitating yoga. I have to believe that if it feels so natural and beautiful to teach to my friends and peers, then it must be even more amazing to spread the light and love that is yoga to perfect strangers.

Last weekend at our teacher training at JYC, we were lucky enough to have MCL come in to teach us some Emotional Freedom Techniques to release any fears that we had regarding teaching yoga (check out the website  I love that this tapping method allowed me to release any fears of rejection which I was previously harboring. What great bodies we live in!! We can literally tap out our negative emotions and be better for it!!

Also this week, I went for two runs at Memorial Park and on Thursday I beat my best time by almost a minute and a half!! I am loving that you can literally measure your body strengthening over time. Feeling so happy and full of endorphins and strong... I love life. :)

We mustn't let the outer world bring us down personally. We have so much to offer and so much love and grace within each of us to spread to others, why would we choose to spread anything but the positive? This world can change positively and be more peaceful just by each of us beginning to change our mindset from the negative to the positive. The glass is always half full and optimism is contagious... SPREAD IT!
Love and Light.


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