It’s more fun to cross the finish line with your friends…

Rosemary is a dear friend, yoga client, and the powerhouse founder and creative director of Nevenka who basically make all of my non-yoga clothes.  Rosemary and I were part of Power Living South Melbourne “Team Yin” who ran in the 2014 Melbourne Marathon Festival 10k.  Here in Melbourne, I’m thousands of miles away from my family.  So, there’s no mom to tell me I’m perfect no matter what or little sister to cheer me across the finish line.  My friends and my yoga community are my surrogate family and they do a pretty good job celebrating me, challenging me, and getting […]

Run and Yin…it’s like Peanut Butter and Chocolate!

I don’t know who first came up with the idea of chocolate and peanut butter together but it was pure genius.  Some combinations just work because they balance each other perfectly.  Peanut Butter is good on its own.  So is chocolate.  But together, they are unbeatable!  Running is dynamic, heating, and exhilarating but too much of a good thing and you overheat and breakdown.  Running balanced with the cooling and calming qualities of a Yin practice builds a stronger body and a clearer mind and gives you the energy to run further and faster.  Like peanut butter and chocolate, running and Yin Yoga are […]