Eating Locally: Philly Foodworks

Now that I’m settled in Philadelphia, I’ve had more of an opportunity to start developing routines and to explore all the things city life has to offer. While it’s awesome to be able to walk everywhere (I’m a sucker for a good parking spot, and then never moving my car), I’ve been having even more fun exploring all the different food options.

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New Students: Rolling Out the Welcome Mat

Starting something new is awkward. Especially when it comes to classes, skills, or even just a new location, there’s always an adjustment period. You don’t know where anything is. You don’t see any familiar faces. You don’t get the inside jokes.

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What Is Progress Anyway?

I’ve been thinking a lot about progress lately. What counts as progress? How do I define progress? Are there metrics or something else, less tangible?

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Go Hard And Go Home: Encouraging rest

I’ve been particularly sensitive lately to the whole “No days off” vibe. Even unintentionally, I feel like every box I’ve been to lately (and, maybe, ever?) just exudes this. Go hard. Push yourself. No pain, no gain.

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Model Teacher: Dealing with expectations

I’m a registered yoga teacher and Crossfit coach, but I have a confession: I still can’t do a freestanding handstand.

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