Posts Categorized: Training and Racing

Newly Certified: Melissa Butler

Meet Melissa Butler, one of the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teachers. Melissa was part of the sweet group that did the in-person five-day at 1440 Multiversity in the Santa Cruz mountains. A formidable runner, she was up and cruising over the no-joke hills every morning, and she would recommend the local high school… Read more »

Listen: Fit Bottomed Girls Podcast

I had a really fun chat with Fit Bottomed Girls for their podcast, and I especially appreciated the opportunity to shout out one of my favorite songs, “Both” by Gucci Mane and Drake, and one of my favorite writers, Tana French. You can hear the whole thing here! The FBGs do an especially lovely job of promoting… Read more »

Listen: “Meet the Moment,” Wanderlust Speakeasy

In 2015, I gave a talk at Wanderlust Snowshoe in the Speakeasy—the festival’s version of a TED Talk. I was so nervous! While I’m no stranger to public speaking, this was next-level stress. Instead of the yoga or meditation teaching I’m used to doing, I was talking philosophically about lessons I’ve learned in life. The talk was… Read more »

Scheduled: Workshops at 1440 Multiversity

I’m excited to be among the very first presenters at 1440 Multiversity, a new center opening in the redwood forest outside Santa Cruz this May. Join me for: Yoga for Athletes: Balance, Strength, Flexibility, and Focus, Friday–Sunday, June 16–18 Are you ready to take your game to the next level? Yoga’s emphasis on form, focus,… Read more »

Scheduled: Yoga for Athletes and Teaching Yoga to Athletes at Kripalu

Since 2009, I’ve been leading workshops for athletes (and everyone!) at the beautiful Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts. As I’ve done for the last several years, I’ll start with a weekend workshop January 20–22, Yoga for Athletes: Strength, Flexibility, and Focus, designed for practitioners of all sports and all levels. We’ve had… Read more »

Listen: Bonus Another Mother Runner Podcast on Racing Wisely

Can’t get enough podcasts about running? You’re in luck: while I was in Spokane, Another Mother Runner recorded a bonus session with me discussing racing wisely and Racing Wisely. This was recorded live with a group of retreaters who were preparing to run Happy Girls Spokane. In it, you’ll hear lots of racing advice, including my critical soul sucking… Read more »