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Spin and yoga and fire

Haven’t had ballet class in three weeks, because first I was sick and because then my once-a-week happened to fall on a holiday for two weeks in a row, So instead I’ve been going to the gym and doing yoga … Continue reading

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Pie, yo.

Went to a piyo class yesterday, Aka Pilates-Yoga. Haven’t done much Pilates. Before ballet I totally didn’t get Pilates. Like, Pilates made no sense. Lying on a mat, doing leg-lifts, totally seemed like some kinda 1950′s housewife type exercise. Like, … Continue reading

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Attitude: it’s in your hands.

Thinking about hands. ‘Cause, like, every week in pregnant yoga class (or Fat Yoga, whatever you wanna call it) we start in a seated position, with our eyes closed and our hands resting with palms turned up. Open hands are … Continue reading

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Respect: just a little bit

In ballet class, respect is directly related to seniority: new students defer to lifers, everyone defers to the teacher. Right? Like, when you’re new, you say hello and introduce yourself to the teacher, because you weren’t born in a barn, … Continue reading

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Partner Work

The one thing that I don’t love about my pre-natal yoga class is the Partnered Exercise. You know, you’re all up in your yoga bubble, and then the teacher says, “ok! Pick a partner and find a spot by the … Continue reading

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Prenatal yoga: it’s not for babies

So it turns out that I really like prenatal yoga. Which is a surprise considering how I feel about yoga. I like it for good and bad reasons. The Good Reasons: Prenatal yoga, or a least the class I’m taking, … Continue reading

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Putting ballet in the corner

Had an appointment with the midwives back in March, This was the appointment where they ask a million questions about family history and health, like: Do you smoke? ew, never Do you drink?before I got pregnant, yeah, but not since … Continue reading

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Nothin’s free. Even yoga.

Went to a free yoga class the other day. One of those Let’s Bring In New Membership deals. Totally full class, like, sweaty strangers way closer up in my grill than I like. Felt kinda bad for the regulars, their … Continue reading

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