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How Progressive Strength Training Can Help Us

I teach workshops all over the world, usually in yoga facilities, and as soon as I start talking about upper body strength common themes always come up. In particular, I meet so many students who tell me that they have been practicing chaturanga for years and still...

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Self Loathing or Self Loving Cardio?

For those of you who don't know very much about what I do, I travel the country (and soon to be the world) teaching people about strength, and Mindful Strength in particular. In every workshop I teach someone ends up asking about cardiovascular exercise, and because...

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Audit Your Life Regularily

The fall is here, which means the new year is right around the corner and this year I'm beginning to audit my life a bit early. Last year I took two weeks off over the holidays, and I went away with my family. I spent the two weeks imagining how I could make my life...

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Growing our Body Brain

Our minds and our bodies are only separate in the way we think of them. We can think about movement, conceptualize, and study, but as much as we can fill our brains with information, our bodies have a mind of their own. I'm curious, especially in yogaland, if our...

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Mindful Strength for Embodied Confidence

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last few weeks thinking about what to write next, and every time I sit down with my laptop I can’t help but think about the connection between Mindful Strength and body confidence. I think strength training goes much further than just...

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We Need to Stop Pulling Our Bellies In!

There was a time when we wore corsets, then we were taught to pull our bellies in to fit into pencil skirts. Then came fitness, rock hard abs and the ongoing obsession with “core strength”. But where has all of this left us? We are confused about our cores, we don’t...

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