The Journey Begins, Writing

Don’t Make Me Do It!!!!

Patty / August 16, 2018

  Excuses. We’ve all got ’em. Since I happen to be a human, I frequently put roadblocks in my own way. Fortunately for me, I am aware I am doing it. And then (the hard part) I force myself to do something about it.   I have some big decisions to make. This blog being one of them.   So…

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The Journey Begins, Uncategorized, What is the Method?, Yoga

So I Had This Crazy Yoga Idea: Ashtanga Yoga for Elementary Kids

In September, I set a monumental goal. I decided to teach my Elementary yogis Ashtanga Yoga.     If you know anything about Ashtanga (or check out this infographic) , you know precisely why this is a crazy idea. You begin with 5 Sun Salutation As and 5 Sun Salutation Bs, then do a lengthy series of stationary poses, each held for…

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10,000 Reasons to Let Go of 2016

Patty / December 29, 2016

I feel my heart pounding intensely in my chest. Suddenly, my breathing gets tight. I cover my eyes so I don’t have to look at it. Then, because I just can’t help it, I pry two fingers apart and peek. I see it. It’s the box. The box that’s been shoved into the corner of my living room. I feel its…

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So Here’s an Interesting Story…

“I know you’re freaking out, but this is what they are telling me,” he said. (“He” being an intuitive medium and “they” being whoever was trying to give me a message from the “other side”.) It was March of 2015, and I had just been made aware that I was going to back to classroom teaching. I must tell you,…

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What Exactly is Going On Here?

Great question. And it was pretty much all I could ask myself when I first walked into a Montessori classroom. So how did I find myself there? Early last year, I was told by a intuitive medium that I was going back to teaching and I needed to work in a Montessori School. I pretty much wrote him off and…

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