Posts Tagged ‘Tracy Matthews Yoga’

Are you Running on Empty?

I don’t know about you but for me, this time of the year is insane! Between designing jewelry, shipping orders, teaching my yoga classes, attending holiday celebrations and managing to squeeze in a few hours of sleep, I feel like I am running on empty! I needed to have a little sit down with myself…

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8 Energizing Yogic Snacks

Guest Post by Katrine van Wyk Although sticking to eating a few proper meals per day is the ideal way to go – there are situations and moments when even us yogis just need a snack! When you run straight from a long day at the office to a 7pm yoga class – you might…

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Lessons in Letting Go

“If you love something (or want something), let it go. If it comes back to you, it was yours to keep and if it doesn’t, it was never yours to have.” -Unknown and translated by many Letting go is hard to do and it has been a common theme in my classes since I started…

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How you do anything is how you do everything- T. Harv Eker

Holly, Nancy and Me with our broken arrows. How you do anything is how you do everything – T. Harv Eker Isn’t is so true? How you do anything, is how you do everything! I just got back from a month of traveling which ended at a personal growth seminar in New Jersey….let me back…

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The Yoga Interview Sessions, Volume 2 with Lesley Desaulniers

I am excited to give you the Second Volume of my Yoga Interview Sessions with Lesley Desaulniers of Prema Yoga in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. I have had the privilege of taking her Sunday morning class on many occasions and I always leave the room feeling lighter. She is wise beyond her years. TM: When did you…

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The Yoga Interview Sessions, Volume 1 with Sara Little

As a long practitioner and teacher of yoga, I have been fascinated by what makes people motivated to start a yoga practice and furthermore, what is it that drives them to want to teach? In this series, I am interviewing yoga teachers that I love (for a variety of reasons). Here is my first interview…

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Love-Hate? Or Live in Harmony?

It’s true, and its almost hard to talk about but I have a love-hate relationship with my Ashtanga yoga practice. Although I have been practicing for years, I still struggle with the practice, the rigidity, the structure, the form, and the injuries. You see, as a creative person, I like to express myself in my…

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Shine Your Light

One of my favorite quotes of all time is by Marianne Williamson. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. In my classes this week, I was talking and reading about the power of the truth, but more importantly being true to yourself and knowing…

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Jai Jai

Happy Sunday Yoga people!  I had an awesome evening and the opportunity to go to a kirtan led by the most amazing kirtan leader/ singer, Jai Uttal!  Kirtan is a form of Bhakti, or the yoga of devotion, and it is believed that by chanting the names of the deities, one can open themselves up…

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