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Dance Detour

The parallels between ballet and yoga (particularly Ashtanga) and the role they’ve both played in my life have been undeniable. I gravitated to ballet because…

10 Ways to Make Your Teaching Training Program Suck Less

Yoga Detour began as a 200HR program, so I know how hard it is to put together a training that doesn’t leave any gaps. But…

Your nervous system has evolved to keep you safe

Guest post by Jenn Cardoso The body’s rapid-response survival system is orchestrated by our autonomic nervous system (ANS). To briefly review, the ANS operates two…

I’ve been accused of bullying

And I know a thing or two about bullying. Grade 5 wasn’t a great year for me. I left school crying everyday because of how…

Read this before your next class

“Hi Cecily! I was in your workshop Friday night at 1.1. Thank you so much for the insight and inspiration! I had a question I…

Leaving Ashtanga

Have you ever been in a relationship with someone where one day you look over at them and despite all of the great things they’ve…

The Smartest Person in the Room

“If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.” – someone smart I did this thing a few weeks ago where…

No Bad Movements

Have you ever been under the impression that if you move a certain way, it could have serious negative consequences? For instance, if you let…

The Spiritual Side of the Detour

A few people have written in, asking how Detour Method Online will incorporate the spiritual aspects of yoga. My short answer: it won’t. My longer…

From Human Sexuality to Human Movement

How do you know all that? Did you go to school for it – do you have a degree in human physiology or something? Ha!…