Posts by Pepper

Why You Need Trace Mineral Supplements

    One of the biggest concerns I hear from students is about muscle cramps.  You know, the one you get in your foot during Cobra Pose when your teacher keeps saying, “Point your toes!”  And you’re like, “Ow.  No.  Can’t.  Point.  Toes.”   I swear by trace mineral drops for this problem.  It sounds…

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What Is Community Day and How You Can Get a Piece

  On the third Saturday of every month you’ll find an excessive amount of people at BYF sweating an excessive amount.  Reason being, we offer a full day of FREE classes each month.   Why, you ask?  Because we really believe in this yoga practice.   When you practice Bikram Yoga, things just start to…

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Student Feature: Catherine

I got a really beautiful, grateful email one day from Catherine, only about a month into her practice.  She gave us her backstory and the different diagnoses she had been given.  Just one month of consistent practice and she was already seeing huge changes in her health.  It’s been six months since then.  As evidenced…

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Student Feature: Joel

  When I first met Joel, he told me he was dealing with arthritis.  Really nonchalant about the whole thing.  After I got to know him a bit more, and had the pleasure of leading him through class a few times, he let me in on his condition.   Joel has lived with arthritis, gout,…

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3 Must Do’s For A Successful Yoga Class

  Well, first off, to have a successful yoga class means you need to show up.  But, godddd that’s like THE hardest part.  Getting in the car, sitting through rush hour traffic after a long day, and waltzing into that hot, really hot, torture chamber of miracles.   It is hard to get to yoga…

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#yogaeverywhere

  These days, it’s rare that I get to take a vacation.  And even when I do, it’s hard to completely let go mentally.   There is always something to worry about, or plan for at the studio that it seems like my brain never really turns off.  The only time I’ve found that I…

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7 Reasons To Practice Yoga

One time during a class, the teacher asked me, “Kai, why do you practice yoga?”   There was a long silence.  Followed by a bit more silence.  And then everyone just started laughing.  I was hoping that people weren’t thinking I didn’t know why I practiced.  Especially as the studio director.  What was really going on…

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Student Feature: Mario

Mario was one of BYF’s first students back in 2014.  I started seeing Mario at the studio pretty frequently a few months ago near the end of 2016.    Then I started seeing him A LOT so decided to check out his profile to see just how often he was practicing.  Turns out he had…

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Why You Don’t Want To Miss The Next Workshop

  There’s something about the coming of spring that makes me want to hear and learn new information.  To grow and get better.  All the new plant life and sunshine.  I know you get that feeling too.   So this month, I will be holding two semi-private group workshops that will give you a whole…

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Three Tools For Getting Unstuck

  “People often say motivation doesn’t last, well, neither does bathing.”  -Zig Ziglar   My alarm went off this morning and I almost went off on it.   It happens a couple times a week.  Where I wake up feeling sluggish and unmotivated.  But that is not the way to “get sh** done,”  as that…

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