In this episode, Lisa Chase, yoga teacher, runner, and writer, recounts how she began running in high school and in college, discovered yoga as an outlet from the competitive world of running. Lisa explains what inspired her to enroll in a yoga teacher training and how to know if you are ready for a teacher training. She reflects on the impact of Bhakti Yoga and numerous influential yoga teachers on her path. Lisa discusses how pregnancy has impacted her running and yoga practices. She explores the meaning behind Quinoa, Kale and Exhale, her blog, and the role of Vegetarian cooking in her family’s life. Lisa provides insight for runners interested in yoga from her recently published Ebook, “Yoga for Runners.” Lastly, Lisa expresses excitement for welcoming motherhood in 2015.
In this episode, Laura Hugo, runner for the Oiselle Team, mother, and educational consultant, discusses her background in athletics as competitive collegiate swimmer. She explains how she was inspired to start running– from her college roommate, former American record holder in the steeplechase, Ann Gaffigan. Lauren explains what it means to run for Oiselle and her favorite distance, the 5k. She reveals how motherhood and pregnancy has changed her relationship to running and tips on training with a stroller. Laura provides insight on how to schedule running workouts as a working mother. She shares why she looks up to Lauren Fleshman, another Oiselle Team athlete. Lastly, Laura previews upcoming races and goals.