Weekly News Roundup 9/3/14

September is race month for me, which means NO CLASSES Saturday September 6th or 13th or Friday September 12th. I’m headed to the Lobsterman Olympic Triathlon in Freeport, ME this weekend and the HITS Ironman Triathlon in Hunter,… Read More

Weekly News Roundup 8/25/14

Nourish Yourself What should you be eating? This National Geographic article loosely examines the diversity of hunter gatherer people from around the world and is full of beautiful (and somewhat horrifying) images of dishes you have surely not… Read More

Ironwoman Summer

My first Iron-distance triathlon is in 26 days. I’ve been training solidly for 20 weeks, the first half of which was fully enjoyable and manageable. Then the hours started to creep up. A couple 20hr training weeks in… Read More

What I love about Blue Hill, Maine

A Kitten’s Guide to Blue Hill, Maine “Just because a cat has her kittens in the oven doesn’t make them biscuits.” Even though I was born in Ellsworth (the Blue Hill Hospital doesn’t do twins), and even though… Read More

Weekly News Roundup 7/28/14

I’ve got a potpurri of news items for you this week. Not particularly seasonal, but little snippets that have inspired my teaching over the last few weeks/months. Next week will be the first week of August which means… Read More

Summer Comes to Maine

In lieu of my regularly scheduled Weekly News Roundup I want to tell you about a couple of our recent family adventures. If nothing else I want to remind you how gorgeous Maine is and show you how easy it is to… Read More

Weekly News Roundup 7/14/14

Once again I find myself at the end of another very full summer week. After such a long, dark, cold winter I think it is safe to say that us Maineacs are universally thrilled with the recent bounty of… Read More

Weekly News Round Up 7/7/14

Move Your Body Have you ever noticed that I am obsessed with awakening the gluteus, deep abdominal and pelvic floor muscles? Hatha yoga offers several strategies for balancing the upward (prana) and downward (apana) flow (vayu) through the pelvic region. Our good health… Read More

Weekly News Roundup 6/30/14

Running Sometimes I feel like my entire life is defined by the effort to balance effort and ease, trying to find that sweet spot that is embodied liberation. Here Emelie Forsberg demonstrates her talent for balancing effort and grace…. Read More

Weekly News Round Up 6/23/14

Re-Wilding The Summer Solstice was Saturday. For those of us living close to the 45th parallel (the Blue Hill peninsula is 44.4 degrees, hence the name of our favorite local coffee roaster 44 North) the sun rose at 4:50am… Read More