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Self Acceptance is Bull*hit

Self Acceptance is Bull*hit

For so many years we have heard that you need to accept yourself. You know what I accept? I accept that my apartment doesn't have a bathtub I can get both knees, both butt cheeks and both boobs all underwater at the same time. But moving is too much work and negates...

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Be-You-Tiful

Be-You-Tiful

Hello beautiful people!! No, I am not referring in any context to Ed Sheeran`s song "Beautiful People."  I am referring to each individual reader`s beauty.  And how all those different versions of beauty are what make the world so wonderful.  If anyone...

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All Apparatus are NOT Created Equal

Bendy Babe Conversations

If you've never taken a Bendy Babe class, first of all you should because it's amazing to stretch for an hour, but the conversations we have in that class are phenomenal. I love teaching bendy because you never know where the conversation is going to go. In a quiet...

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Balance is Bull*hit

Balance is Bull*hit

The other night I felt like a complete failure at the end of my day. I had worked from 4:30am - 8:30pm. I worked hard. On activities that take a lot of concentration. I learned new stuff; I created new documents that will make the rest of the year easier; I did good...

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Be-You-Tiful

Why I Choose Aerial Dance

Did you ever wake up one morning and take a look in the mirror and think, “Who is this stranger looking back at me?” Well, that was me just over six years ago. I was standing in front of the mirror criticizing every part of me. Where did the little pooch belly come...

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All of the Things!

All of the Things!

As I journey back into taking flight again, I was initially overwhelmed by all of the things I need to work on/review. Pole, hoop, silks, dance cardio, hammock... And that isn't even half of it. Instead of being bogged down by the fact that I am starting from the...

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Be-You-Tiful

Limiting What Now?

As we begin a new year, many people are planning their New Year's resolutions. Many of us, for many years, myself included, make the resolution to lose weight or be healthier. And those are not bad goals, but they are pretty vague, and most importantly different for...

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All Apparatus are NOT Created Equal

Lesson Planning 101

As an instructor, there is a lot more that goes on behind the scenes than most realize. The biggest thing is lesson planning - figuring out what we are going to do in a given class period. When I start planning, the first thing I do is look at who is enrolled in the...

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Starting Over

Starting Over

Starting over sucks. Especially when you feel you are making progress and then are forced to quit what you're working on due to finances or some other challenge life decided to throw at you. In my life experience, every time I start making progress in anything,...

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