The Yoga of Food #6: Compassion is Key

The Yoga of Food #6: Compassion is Key

If you practice yoga regularly, there's a good chance you'll fall on your face (hello, crow!) along the way. Or maybe you'll play hot-potato with your toe, trying to hold half-moon pose. Or, if you're like me, you'll manage to fall right out of any ol' pose, even with both feet on the ground! (Seriously... this really happened!) Compassion for where you are in the journey, today, in this moment, makes it easier to laugh at yourself and allow for the lesson.

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The Yoga of Food #5: Practice, Not Perfection

The Yoga of Food #5: Practice, Not Perfection

Wanna know a secret? I used to hate. yoga. Yep, you read that right... I loathed it. Why? If my childhood extracurricular trends are any indicator, I'd say it's because you have to practice at it. I always hated to practice anything - piano, ballet, soccer, choir - I just wanted to show up, perform well, and take home my trophy. But it doesn't always work that way.

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