Lately I’ve been thinking about the absurdity of taking self-defense classes. What I mean is: going some place where you volunteer to have pain inflicted
My trainer, Mike Manerchia, has me doing all kinds of things in the gym: body weight exercises, dumb bells, balancing, plyo, and now heavy weight lifting.
I stood in the entryway to the dojo with the other women, waiting to enter the darkened room. I had trouble breathing. I fought with
I’ve been thinking about this lately. When we believe we are important enough to take care of, we start understanding what incorporating self-care into our
When new students show up to class, I find myself saying something like “You got this,” or “You can do this,” and any other sentence
This is the fourth of a four-part series When I think about my life, I can see a timeline of where I was and how