Archive | September, 2009

Progress pics on The Chief, Vancouver

When a Bikram Yoga Teacher/Fitness Trainer/Photographer with a passion for rock climbing wants to show you around town, you know things might get a little crazy! That’s just what happened when I mentioned to Sophia Ha, that I still had to take my progress photos for last month. “I’ll take you up the Chief!” she […]

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Ceremonial Sweat with the Coast Salish Tribe

I was privileged to be invited to a traditional “Sweat” by Christian (co-director of BY Commercial Drive). Christian spent his childhood growing up with the Coast Salish Tribe from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and is a Fire Bearer for the Sweat every Monday evening. The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Children of Takaya | Wolf Clan are the first […]

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Jinxed on Grouse Mountain

“Don’t you get bored practicing the same 26 postures in Bikram Yoga?” This has got to be in the top three questions asked by yogis from other faiths. In the early stages of my practice I thought it may be possible but as time went on and I became more focused on posture, breath, and […]

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Vancouver Vibes

Cheers to Andreas Juen and Christian Betancor-Leon (owner/teachers) at Bikram Yoga Commercial Drive – Vancouver, for making me feel like I just strolled in the front door at home. Andreas invited me to stop by a few months back when they joined us for the Global Bender so it’s great to drop in and say […]

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Balance in Barcelona

My month in Barcelona was a different experience in many ways and in reflection, I can say it was all about balance or trying to achieve it. Despite the Barcelona studio owner not embracing my journey as others have, it didn’t seem to matter; any lack of interest just created space and time for family. […]

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Stranded in Dusseldorf!

I guess it had to happen sometime.. Nothing like a pilots strike to grind you to a screaming halt. More of a hurry up and wait actually but the gist is, I was flying from Barcelona to Vancouver via Dusseldorf today and I’ve missed my connecting flight! Since there was no morning class before my […]

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