Posts Categorized: Human Interest

Gift Guide 2019

Looking for the right gift for your yoga teacher or an athlete who wants to get into yoga? Here are some ideas.

Kripalu Preview: Meet Amanda Frayeh

Meet Amanda Frayeh, PhD, who joins me at Kripalu in January 2020 for two workshops: Yoga for Athletes and Teaching Yoga to Athletes. You’ll benefit from her work in sport psychology and kinesiology, as well as her excellent sense of humor!

Newly Certified: Beth Marek

Meet Beth Marek! Beth is the most recently certified teacher to graduate from my Teaching Yoga to Athletes course. She lives in El Paso, Texas, where she works as a climbing guide and yoga teacher. Beth came to yoga as a runner—she ran at Davidson College, down the road from me in North Carolina. Like… Read more »

Read: Creator Spotlight: Sage Rountree

I recently spoke with the sweet folks at Kapwing, a cool app that lets you quickly edit video for posting online, about how we use digital storytelling at the studios. I found the app when I was looking for a way to crop a video to square for Instagram and add captions. Here’s the result:… Read more »

Greensboro Bound Postview/Kripalu Preview

Alexandra and I had a wonderful visit to the Greensboro Bound Literary Festival last weekend, full of sweet surprises. Among them: author gifts including delicious homemade cheese straws, a host of interesting people who turned up to hear about Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses, and this amazing art from Hannah Barnhardt, @wandering_witness: View this post… Read more »

Newly Certified: Deanna Velazquez

Deanna in plank

Meet Deanna Velazquez, one of the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teachers. Deanna has a deep well of expertise in fitness. She has worked as a group fitness instructor, a personal trainer, and of course a yoga teacher. She’s lived in a range of interesting places, too, from Alaska to Austin to, briefly, Raleigh,… Read more »

Book Event: Greensboro Bound

If you’re in or near the Piedmont Triad, please join Alexandra DeSiato and me at Greensboro Bound on May 19. We’ll be talking about our cowriting process and our latest book, Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses, and we will lead some street-clothes-friendly, mat-free yoga for festivalgoers. No tickets required, but if you want to see… Read more »