(Re) Start Running
"[Running 5K]...lead from some of the disappointment and the depressiveness, to this fun thing doing [it] with my kid."
How Pole Dancing Changed My Life
“Pole dance has changed me more ways than one since starting back in 2007. My body has changed. My lifestyle has changed. And I have changed generally as a person.”
“Biking for me isn’t so much a hobby but it is a tool for getting from point A to B. There are people who drive cars who probably have know idea how cars work. That’s me with bicycles. It’s just a thing like breathing and eating - I just want it to be a form of transportation. To paraphrase Queen, ‘I want to ride my bicycle’.”
Allow Yourself to Be in the Moment
"In yoga, practice doesn’t make perfect. No matter how many classes you’ve taken or taught in your life, each time you practice is simply another opportunity to deepen your practice. Work on the stillness of your thoughts. Work on the stillness of your body. Work on your focus, resist the urge to fidget during a pose, wipe away your sweat, or fix your hair. Allow your imperfect self to just be in the moment. Be in the messiness of your mind."
Act Your Age
“I think I’m young so I act like it. I don’t realize how old I am.”
80,000 Steps for Water
“Some women in Africa have to take 80,000 steps every day to fetch water, so I wanted to go the same distance.”
Singing O Canada
"I move for two reasons, the first to inspire others and the second for myself."
Moved to Move
Two key aspects and associated quotes about movement via Dr. Doug Gleddie.
Aspect #1: Movement for the sake of Movement!
For the full and inspiring article, please click here.
Can Do Attitude
Making Kids Smile
“When I was growing up as a kid, I never had opportunities to be around celebrities…with my career playing with the Harlem Globetrotters. I am able to give back all across the country. I truly love it. Whenever you can take a kid and put a smile on their face and allow them to enjoy what they are doing out there. It is very important.”