When I was in high school my dad told me that my athletic abilities were similar to those of the title character in the movie ‘Rudy’: “You’re five foot nothin’, you weigh a hundred and nothin’ pounds, but you got heart.” Undeterred, I continue to be an enthusiastic but mediocre athlete, happily finishing in the middle of the pack in triathlons, trail runs and almost anything else with a pretty view and the promise of a good sweat. I live in Sacramento, CA with my husband and two sons, who are my biggest cheerleaders as I attempt to compete in one race every month in 2015.
Yoga didn’t come naturally for me. I grew up playing soccer and watching football. I was a terrible sport at Monopoly because I was too competitive and my broth...
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