November 25, 2013

Day 114. November 25/13 Day 114 and still going strong and loving it. A year ago I would never have imagined myself, Connie Killam, a yogi but here I am. I have grown both physically and mentally over the past 114 days. Today is my 50th birthday when I decided to join the 365 days […]

November 22, 2013

Like everyone I struggle sometimes. I have my ups and downs… pros & cons.  Some days I feel overwhelmed, or not good enough, and even a little tired of teaching… other days I feel awesome about everything. I have been working on becoming an all-round better and more balanced me. One of the things I […]

November 20, 2013

Create Space Recently one of my students in the Empowered Yoga 200 Hr teacher training asked if i could give some advice to yoga teachers as part of her blog as she begins her yoga teaching journey. I have also been working with Pete Longworth on some material and he asked me “WHY” I do […]

November 18, 2013

Since my first blog discussed Patanjali’s Eight Limbs and one of my goals for the 365 day challenge was to study the Limbs, Danielle suggested I write something about what I am learning. As much as I love the physical practice of yoga asana’s, I find the study of the yoga philosophy and its application […]

November 7, 2013

How can we ever be happy if we are always focusing on what we don’t have? Where we are not enough? Who has more? Who is better? Today as a treat I let my boys pick 3 things from their Halloween bags. Max picked out his treats with delight, excited about the prospect of gobbling […]

November 4, 2013

Take Rest, it’s something we hear so often in probably every yoga class we attend. As a teacher I know I say it every single class. Honor your body, maintain that connection between mind and body and listen to the signals as you receive them, I tell my students. I find it very hard to […]

November 2, 2013

It has been a while since I have done a blog update for the #365daychallenge. A lot has changed with me. My practice has become a lot quieter. I used to do a lot of thinking while practicing yoga. The typical “Ouch my thighs are burning, hasn’t it been five breaths yet?” or just in […]