Oh the Dance

By Angela

Never in a million years would I have imagined that swing dancing lessons would be so fun.   Dale Bates is an excellent teacher and between his instruction, the music, the outfits and learning something new, I’m absolutely hooked.What I love the most (which is saying a lot because I love all of it) is how the dance between the lead …

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By Angela

 The latest Deadpool movie has a super hero named Domino.  Her superpower is the ability to turn things in her favor so she ends up being very lucky ALL THE TIME.  In other words, Domino possesses mutant probability-altering powers. (Uh, how cool is THAT??)  Deadpool argues with her that that being lucky is not a super hero power but turns …


Go Pro

By Angela

The course in miracles teachers that I read and listen to all suggest that it is simply not enough to steer away from negativity.  You must pro-actively steer toward and engage in acts of love.There is a big difference between simply not engaging with someone negative output and proactively sending them love and compassion.There is a big difference between simply …

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Badass Winter Prep

By Angela

Fall Specials!Join us in the gym to get ready for your best winter ever. Advanced targeted strength training with high-intensity cardiovascular intervals. Bring your A-Game, because it’s ON. These workouts will get you ready for any winter sport. Expect a stronger core than you have ever had and the ability to beat your buddies down the mountain on opening day. …

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Summer Prep Series

By Angela

Summer Strength Starts at Angela’s!Being faster, stronger, and safer on the trails is all possible with some guided strength work in the gym. Angela’s Gym is where to get it done in the most effective enjoyable way possible.Join me for seven weeks of targeted strength training and you’ll be ready to crush on your bike, runs, or hikes.Dates: April 17 …

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Learning to Leap

By Angela

Leap and the net will appear.  –Zen sayingA friend of mine told me this week that I am good at leaps of faith.  It surprised me at the time, but now that I am considering what she said, I think she’s right.   I am good at it.  Not for any reason other than I have met the following requirements a …

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By Angela

 “Every morning I awake torn between a desire to save the world and an inclination to savor it.  This makes it hard to plan the day.  But if we forget to savor the world, what possible reason do we have for saving it? In a way, the savoring must come first.”  E.B.WhiteSavor, one of its definitions is “to delight in” …


The Price of Freedom

By Angela

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”  –Thomas Jefferson (most likely although apparently different people get credit for it)This is my quote of the week because it is that time of the year when the New Year’s decisions, intentions and resolutions are getting tested. I have a feeling T. Jefferson was talking about freedom in regards to our country, but  I’m …

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In the Arena

By Angela

In the Arena“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes …

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Compassion for your Organism

By Angela

Instead of saying, taking care of your body, my new therapist calls it “developing compassion for your organism”.  This has been really powerful to me.  I think partly because it makes a human sound more like a full operating unit rather than a mind separate from a body which is separate from a soul, all of which are being driven …

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