“failure means you’re going somewhere you haven’t been before.”

For some of us, learning that it’s okay to fail is a life skill that pays off big. In a recent Fighting Monkey workshop with the incredible Elke Schroeder, she encouraged us to try to fail at least 40% of the time (and more, if we felt up for it). In the movement “task” we wereContinue reading ““failure means you’re going somewhere you haven’t been before.””

Moment of Weakness: Hitting the Workshop Wall

A few years ago, when I first became enamored with yoga, I decided to attend my first weekend workshop. In order to get to the studio on time for the first night’s session, I left work early. I’d changed out of my business-casual-Friday-attire and was wearing some sort of yoga outfit and my lime greenContinue reading “Moment of Weakness: Hitting the Workshop Wall”

A Long Post About How I Made it to Yoga Despite Ridiculous Social Anxiety

Sunday (two days ago) I received a really nice email from geoYoga, the studio that I manage. It was an automated email (it would have to have been, since I didn’t send it to myself), but I liked it anyway. “Dear Laura,” it said, “It’s your anniversary with geoYoga!” How exciting. I love this kindContinue reading “A Long Post About How I Made it to Yoga Despite Ridiculous Social Anxiety”