Archive for 'shout-outs'
Growing up, I played “ninja” with my sibling-like cousins. Today, I got to play ninja for reals, and completed my first, FREE “Level 0″ parkour course at Parkour Visions. Apart from a sore arm, a tiny splinter, and a minor bruise on my foot, I am unscathed and I have to say I LOVE IT. Knowing [...]
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There are plenty of “by-the-book” yogis that will swear up and down that if you’re not vegetarian, you’re not being 100% true to the yogic practice of ahimsa, or minimizing your karmic impact by eating low (i.e. plants and not animals) on the food chain. Many arguments have been made against following a purely [...]
We love us some YogaDork around these here Phyzz parts. This recent (guest) post does a bang-up job of addressing the ever-growing prominence of videos displaying yogi prowess and asana proficiency is one that struck a particularly familiar chord. This about sums it up: “In the same way that the use of abstracted and idealized body [...]
Okay. This NY Times article is furiously making its Facebook rounds, and I’ve now been emailed this article enough times that I compelled to say something about it. There’s been quite a bit of a yoga buzz in the news of late. Perhaps this is par for the course, being that it’s the season of New [...]
As a yoga teacher that specializes in “bringing yoga to the workplace and other unique spaces”, I’ve seen a wide range of spaces. I’ve taught in conference rooms, parks, theater lobbies, college auditoriums, classrooms, tropical palapas, kitchens, rooftops, organic smoothie joints, and a whole lot of other places. As far as yoga in the workplace goes, however, some [...]
Posted: September 29th, 2011 under classes, clients, seattle, shout-outs, videos.
Tags: corporate yoga, fred hutch, office nomads, office yoga, salmon bay lending, seattle office yoga, the hutch, workplace yoga, yoga at work
I’ve started offering Yoga For Runners classes monthly at Title Nine in the Greenlake neighborhood of Seattle in conjunction with my running coach buddy, Beth of Running Evolution. You can sign up at the Facebook event invite if you like, or drop me a line in the comments below if you’d like to come. They’re super fun, [...]
Last weekend, a friend invited me to tag along with her on a food writer’s retreat. …. …. “Oh, what the heck,” I figured. I needed to get away, the idyllic island location appealed, and I reckoned the food would be good. As one might gather from my rather sporadic posting frequency on this [...]
Posted: November 19th, 2010 under events, retreats, shout-outs.
Tags: captain whidbey inn, coupeville, creativity, food writing, self-expression, throat, toby's tavern, vishuddha chakra, whidbey island
2009 17 Things you Should Stop Doing : Productivity501 Guilty as charged: #1 (no direct deposit for the self-employed, dude, sorry); #4; #5. But other than that, we’re not doing so bad after all. Solitude. This is a view from a recent hike I took up Mount Pilchuck, a peak near Granite Falls, WA. There [...]
Welcome to the first installation of Phantabulous Phyzz Client Profiles! Here we’ll feature some rockstar clients of ours to tell you their story, and to hear straight from them as to why yoga in the workplace is important to them. We are hopping into the wayback machine to recount when we first heard from Karen [...]
Posted: February 23rd, 2010 under clients, seattle, shout-outs.
Tags: client profile, clients, free intro class, Intiman Theatre, jointly sponsored yoga, office yoga, parent, Phyzz Profiles, stress relief