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Top tips for creating meditative workouts (and why you would want to).

Each meditative workout is unique and can have different elements blossom, and a meditative workout doesn’t necessarily have to look any different on the outside. First, we acknowledge that the workout is the meditation, and then we learn from that metaphor. In leading meditative workouts, here are some of the most simple, natural points I […]

Mental/Emotional PR’s! (And how to have more of them)

“Joyous personal records (PR’s) can be symbolic of so much more in your heart and life. There is something special about working hard and reaching new levels, realizing you just did something that two weeks ago you could not do. This is often so special, we feel the need to share.” -the Vision chapter

Mental/emotional PR’s are […]

The Meditation of Weightlifting

Nothing induces meditation quite like staring at a barbell in preparation for a big lift. The focus. The presence. Putting yourself in a state of strength. Managing your state of being.

“Standing on the platform, I paused to breathe for a moment before attempting my first successful “heavy” clean. The barbell needed to travel from the […]

Becoming your Breath in Movement

First, you become your breath. Then, you become your breath in movement. Your breathing comes first. Before you move, be aware of where your breath is and where you are going with it in that movement.

Test your breath and the energy related to it. What does it feel like? Where have you been breathing from? Higher in […]

Do this when arriving at your facility…

Take a deep breath. You’re here. Take another deep breath, and as you do, stand up a little straighter. Okay, now you’re meditating…

From now on, this is the first thing I want you to do when you arrive at your gym or studio – take a deep breath and relax.

Bring yourself into presence, release any […]