If you go enough classes consistently at a studio, you tend to recognize the regulars. Sometimes I wonder if it’s weird if I say hi or ask what their name is. I know it isn’t, but believe it or not, I’m sometimes shy! So I was really happy when my fellow classmate decided to say hi to me! We have been taking pretty much all the same morning classes at Pure Barre Boston and been … [Continue reading]
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The simple answer-Yes.
Being a student doesn’t mean that you should expect your instructor or teacher to be perfect. After all, you have to remember that they are only human. Through my experience this past week with Lauren from Pure Barre and after reading Kristina’s post entitled Corrections to Form, I was reminded that a student/teacher relationship is not a one way street. The student can’t just follow the teacher blindly. The student must … [Continue reading]
Before I left Pure Barre one day, I had told Lauren that the challenge was going really well but I wasn’t feeling as sore as I thought I would be. During class, I’d be shaking and feeling the burn so much that I didn’t feel like I could push myself any more. Lauren reassured me that I should be feeling sore and can push myself more. She spent some time with Kristina and I after … [Continue reading]
I remember there was a days when I ran a 1:35 half marathon and 3:23 marathon. I would feel like I was going to die if I didn’t get in at least 5-6 days of running a week. Nowadays I find myself struggling to get 3 days of running in. Recovering from this hip overuse injury has been quite the experience. This year’s Boston Marathon will mark 1 year of me not training or running … [Continue reading]
I keep planning on running in the morning but never actually getting up to get it done! I make up excuses that it is too cold or I’m too tired. I cut myself some slack if it’s too icy or there is way too much snow because that can be dangerous. Admittedly I also get a little nervous running alone when it is still dark out which I also think is a valid excuse.
But … [Continue reading]