I delve into the mental obstacles I overcome when lacing up.
Well, That Was a Lot Harder Than it Looked: Circus Silks @ U of T
I walked into my first circus silks class at the Athletic Centre last Friday pretty confident (largely due to the fact that I found my way from the AC change rooms to the Lower Gym in the Benson building on the first try).
I wasn’t arrogant — I know I know nothing about aerial silks, but the instructor asked if I had done anything similar or notable and I mentioned that I’ve been coaching gymnastics for over five and a half years and used to do aerial yoga.
Better To Be Sore Than Sorry
Here’s a little secret: I hate the gym. It’s full of sweat, humidity and dirty towels. Though what I loathe the most about the gym most is exercising in public. Of course, I’ve found some loopholes to help conquer my…
Sweating: Another Thing You Can Do With Friends
Goals are easy to make, and easy to break. So I sometimes slump into the habit of multitasking in order to cram everything in my schedule. Every time I multi-task, I end up doing everything in a mediocre way. Yet,…
I survived “the dentist”
Yoga instructor (to class): “If you haven’t been to yin yoga before, you’ll soon find out it’s like a trip to the dentist.” Me (to myself): “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! The dentist?! Is it too late to leave? I came to yoga to…