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Letting your ego go, are you really doing it?

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Letting your ego go, are you really doing it?

Yoga is about letting your ego go. In yoga classes we always say to check your ego at the door. You often hear that yoga is not about competition. However, it is very difficult to actually let your ego and not compete with others in the class. It is one thing to continually want to push yourself and progress in your yoga practice. But are you being patient with yourself and allowing the yoga practice time to work its magic? Do you find yourself comparing yourself to others? Do you wonder why they mastered a pose sooner than you? Do...

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Tone It Up Tour in LA

Rachel Silverman Fitness Tone It Up Yoga

Tone It Up Tour in LA

Share. Love. Inspire. Sweat. The Tone It Up motto. If you haven't heard of Tone It Up, it is a fitness company that Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott created to support females and their fitness goals. They have a Nutrition Plan for Tone It Up Members, YouTube videos, Blog, Beach Babe DVDs, etc. I have been a Tone It Up member for almost 3 years now. I started following them on social media and doing their YouTube videos, but when I actually joined and started following the Nutrition Plan is when I saw the best results. I have always been...

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Working in the Yoga/Fitness Industry

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Working in the Yoga/Fitness Industry

I have worked in the Yoga/Fitness Industry since I was 22, so for almost 10 years. I have worked in many different types of fitness (yoga, pilates, bootcamp, personal training, etc) and different studios/gyms in Massachusetts and California. I love my job and couldn't see myself doing anything else, but it is not for everyone. Every job and career has its own set of drama and pros/cons. Are you thinking about moving into this field part time or full time? Part-time is much easier than full time because you still have income from another job to support you. Full-time is not...

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Top 10 Yoga Songs for September

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Top 10 Yoga Songs for September

Here are some of my favorite songs off of my September yoga playlists. I am constantly updating my playlists and looking for new music. I tend to lean toward the Singer/Songwriter category as well as Pop and Alternative. Comment below with your current favorite songs.  1. Old Friends by Jasmine Thompson 2. No Matter by Frances 3. Broken Glass by Rachel Platten 4. Almost Famous by Noah Cyrus 5. Wish I Knew You by The Revivalists 6. Sleep is a Rose by Rhodes 7. Too Good at Goodbyes by Sam Smith 8. Certain Things (feat. Chasing Grace) by James Arthur...

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