20 Articles by Rebecca Seed

Rebecca Seed

5 Ways to Maximize What’s Left of Summer

Summer has always been my favorite time of year. My mood is very sensitive to the weather, and growing up in Massachusetts, you can imagine I had some...

Rebecca Seed
August 12 2013

How Teaching Yoga Humbled Me To The Core

There have been two fairly big changes to my yoga practice in recent months. The first is that I began practicing Ashtanga fairly vigorously, after...

Rebecca Seed
July 19 2013

Sweet! How I Nailed Teaching My First Yoga Class

The day was imminent, and I was not happy about it. When I get nervous about something, I get grouchy. I don’t want to talk about it, or be around...

Rebecca Seed
July 11 2013

Why I Gave Up My Vegan Diet

I became a vegan last fall when I began yoga teacher training. It was something I'd wanted to try for a long time, and teacher training seemed like a...

Rebecca Seed
June 20 2013

If I Never Teach a Yoga Class, I’ll Still Be Glad I Did Teacher Training

I completed yoga teacher training through YogaWorks in December of last year. I still haven’t taught a public class. And I’m okay with that.

Rebecca Seed
June 6 2013

How Yoga Gave My Ego A Smackdown

In 1992, I watched Kristi Yamaguchi win the Olympic gold medal in figure skating. I was 11 years old. That night I told my mother I wanted to start...

Rebecca Seed
May 16 2013

Why I'm Happy To Be 33, Single & Poor

I remember when I turned 25. Something small inside me panicked. A tiny switch was flipped and I realized I was no longer in my “early 20s.” I wasn’t...

Rebecca Seed
May 10 2013

I'm Learning That Imperfection Is OK Sometimes

Yesterday my sister said to me, “All or nothing is better than nothing at all.” She’s right. I was coming down hard on myself for skipping Ashtanga...

Rebecca Seed
May 2 2013

My Mantra Before My Upcoming Yoga Teaching Audition

I’m in that camp of people who believe talking about something before it actually happens is sort of bad luck.

Rebecca Seed
April 25 2013

Why I’m Ditching Sleep For Yoga

I get a LOT of sleep. Probably way too much for a 32-year-old woman. The truth is, I love to sleep. I love to snuggle under my covers, with an eye...

Rebecca Seed
April 11 2013

I Can’t Push Myself Through The Doors Of An Ashtanga Class

I've never taken an Ashtanga class, but I've wanted to for a long time. I’ve been practicing yoga consistently for over two years now, and even...

Rebecca Seed
April 4 2013

I Got Eczema. Now What?

I consider myself blessed when it comes to my overall health. I've never had a major setback that’s prevented me from going about my life. In fact, I...

Rebecca Seed
March 21 2013

3 Ways To Cultivate An At-Home Yoga Practice

Getting yourself to a 90-minute yoga class isn't easy. I always appreciate when my teachers remind the group that getting there is the hardest part....

Rebecca Seed
March 7 2013

I Thought Friends With Kids Were Annoying Until...

When you’re 32-years-old and single like myself, seeing photos of your friends' babies on social media starts to get, well, annoying.

Rebecca Seed
February 28 2013

I Finished Yoga Teacher Training! (Now What?)

Myself, along with 15 other amazing students, completed 200-hour yoga teacher training in early December. It was a phenomenally emotional ending to a...

Rebecca Seed
February 14 2013

5 Easy Ways To Begin a Meditation Practice (For Reals!)

Here are the things I’m telling myself, to keep going, knowing the results will eventually be transformative.

Rebecca Seed
January 10 2013