In the episode, Sarah Baumert, yoga teacher and dancer, explains how she discovered yoga at the age of nine years old in a Nebraska bookstore. She tells the story of falling love with dance in her youth through the guidance of her passionate teacher. Sarah reflects on how yoga became a therapy for her body from the many hours of dancing at the University of Minnesota. She discusses what motivated her to become a yoga teacher. Sarah provides insight on the connection between yoga and dancing and how they complement one another in her life. She reveals challenges she faces in her own yoga practice. Sarah offers techniques for overcoming lack of motivation to get on one’s yoga mat and advice for those intimated to try yoga. Lastly, Sarah shares her teaching and life plans for 2015.
In this episode, we discuss Debbie’s journey with yoga, her passion for Crossfit, teaching yoga to Crossfit athletes with her recent launch of YogiWOD, and her current inspirations, which range from the poetry of Mary Oliver to chanting Kirtan music.