Half way through my 40th year, I am finally beginning to feel the inner connection I had as a child. There is a playfulness to how I approach my time alone, which is creating a deep sense of renewed joy that is rippling through the rest of my life. Taking extended periods of time for […]
Erin Elizabeth Labadie
I began my yoga practice, as so many of us do, with a dvd in college. It grew from a space of supporting lower back issues & my aspirations of becoming a professional mountain bike cyclist, to realizing that yoga is a truly beautiful & sustainable way to cultivate the connection of body, mind, & spirit. It is from this space that I have created my online courses & mentorship program.
The traditional method of learning yoga was through an apprenticeship or extended study with one’s teacher. I was blessed to study for several years under some of my first teachers, Desi Springer and Shannon Paige. Both of these amazing women taught me how to teach yoga as a healing practice, to hold space for my […]
When I was a single yoga teacher living in a small loft in glorious Golden, Colorado, my daily sitting practice was natural. Then life changed, I became a wife, a mama and suddenly, life did not center around me anymore. It has taken a few years of trial, error, and creativity to discover a stillness […]
Authenticity as a yoga teacher can be very challenging, especially when you are first finding your voice. Perhaps you’ve found your voice, yet your teaching style doesn’t resonate with your community. It’s easy to shift into a space where we become almost robot-like, absorbing what we’ve just learned from a popular teacher, repackaging it and […]
My first teacher training was in a hot sequence with Anusara influences. The series provided a space for me to release much of the trauma and emotions held within my body but the rigid structure of the series created radical boundaries and bizarre boundaries off of my mat. Layering a restorative yoga practice into my […]