July 31, 2020

I recently started teaching a karate class again. Because of the Covid pandemic, we need to maintain social distancing, and touching each other is right out. So i opted to really base this class on Kata. (If you don't know, Kata are formal exercises from Japanese and O...

June 29, 2020

An Attitude of Gratitude

Wow.

We have reached a pivotal point in time. We are in a crisis of radical change. The optimist in me says that when the dust settles, we’ll be in a BETTER (though not yet perfect…) place. But in the meantime…. OMG is everything complicated.

Betw...

February 23, 2020

Sometimes I post photos or videos of parts of my workouts on my Facebook feed. Amidst the "good jobs, likes, etc, almost always someone asks something like "aren't you worried that you'll hurt your Back/Knee/Shoulder or whatever?". So,I thought I'd address those concer...

October 4, 2019

It's almost universally true that the hardest part of a fitness routine is getting started. (Many folks NEVER take that first step!). So, if you're reading this, you're likely ahead of the curve! THe second hardest thing though is keeping it up on those days where you...

September 22, 2019

Here's a sort of ten commandments that I've developed over the years. They might not all apply to everyone, all the time. They're not in any particular order. 

1, Go to class. We all have times when the idea of going to class is awful. Maybe you're sick, maybe you're so...

September 21, 2019

Remember those old commercials for Resse's Peanut Butter Cups, where they one person would say "Get your chocolate out of my peanut butter" and the other person would come back with "Get your peanut butter off of my chocolate!" Then they would taste the two together an...

September 12, 2019

When I opened the studio, one of my goals was to make fitness/athletics more approachable to everyone. That goal has been a constant in the studio's various activities ever since. One of the things that holds people back from starting a habit of moving their body is fe...

December 14, 2017

Hey Everyone! This month, I wanted to talk about community. We're coming up on the holidays, and lots of us are getting together with friends and family. (though it's good to keep in mind, that many are not..... sometimes these happy occasions are really hard for some...

December 3, 2017

Hey! It's Peter, the owner of the studio. I have decided to start writing a blog. I made an earlier attempt to start one that fizzled. Anyway, since this is a new beginning of a thing that once existed, I thought I would take some time to talk about why I opened a Yoga...

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