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You don’t need a church to pray.

You don’t need a church to pray. or a house for a place to call home Or a job to do the work Or a yoga teacher to cue your core Its the embodiment of intentions and the actions they…

Rigidity Rebel: Practice you

You know that feeling when your clinging to the outcome having to look a certain way. And you know how your body hardens and calcifies to those set expectations. And then you know how your rigid opinions and concrete fixation…

Meet My Yoga Baby

Allow me introduce you to my baby, Body Intelligence Yoga.  As time means change and the days and years passing mean both experience gained and skin elasticity lost, this is born from the only experiences I have to date.  …

Growing Yoga Pains and Gains

I had yoga up on this pedestal for many years because it felt so important to who I was becoming and so essential to why I was even exploring myself beyond what I had been modelled growing up.  It was…

My Yoga Evolution: an honest revolution of body mind and soul

I have been thinking a lot about how my yoga practice has changed so much over the years as I reclaim more of an intuitive and intimate relationship to my body, mind and soul.  I realize that this is in no…

The women in your life will thank you…

I am a man.  I grew up with sisters and a mother, yet the word period was something to be avoided, or more accurately, something I knew existed but never talked about. Sadly in our culture, and worse in many…

How I got pregnant after 7 years of infertility. Without medical intervention

I have been asked privately and in the quiet corners “How do you think you got pregnant?”.  The few bold and curious that are struggling within their own infertility prison asked so I thought I would share with everyone. I…

My greatest achievement so far…

That moment when I realized my partnership is my greatest achievement so far…  I have been joyfully overwhelmed by all the support and excitement of Ben and I’s pregnancy and it has revealed that miracles do happen. After 3 failed adoptions,…

Quotables

  “The more important a call to action is to our soul’s evolution, the more Resistance we will feel about answering it. But to yield to Resistance deforms our spirit. It stunts us and makes us less than we are…

Womb Intelligence: Lessons from Growing a Human (a.k.a pregnancy)

  Let me just say that this time in my female identified life is hugely underrated.  I feel like this is the second great transition a women goes through, and these transitions are like gateways into a new realm of…

Lying to Myself: The Most Useless Useful Thing I Ever Learned

  I’ve never held a personal view of anything before this.  I never thought of myself as anything, really, more of just a kid.  I can’t remember exactly but I doubt I had ever had a thought about how to…

Maybe Hardship is Where the Gold Is?

As you may know I(Ben) haven’t always been into yoga.  I haven’t been studying the asanas or the spiritual teachings of yoga.  I didn’t enter into an agreement with yoga to learn or be a certain way.  To change the…

Booty, Booty, Beautiful You Workshop @ The Lab Victoria

New year, new opportunities, new you!  Join expert anatomy junkie and Kinesiologist Kaitlin Armstrong and teacher of teachers Darci Nyal for a 2 hour workshop that balances the strength we are all working towards in our classes, and the subtlety…

How Doing Nothing Lead Me to Feeling More of Something

  I used to be think space meant I was going to get bored, which led to restless anxiousness, which led to filling the void with drinking or working too much or shopping or exercising to beat myself up or…

Opening My Heart to Grief

  I cannot express the feelings of raw ache to hear my husband cry in the kitchen as he makes his coffee. To watch him wonder aimlessly from room to room with scrambled coordinates the loss has left us with.…

The Fluidity is Real

  It goes without saying that I have learned a few things being Kaitlin’s husband.  Not only does she blow me away daily with her knowledge and love for teaching and educating, but as a person she has empowered me…

Rigidity

 You know that feeling when your clinging to the outcome having to look a certain way. And you know how your body hardens and calcifies to those set expectations. And then you know how your rigid opinions and concrete fixation…

The Body Intelligence FEEL-osophy Podcast! Ep. 1-Part 2

  Join Kaitlin as she works through the Body Intelligence FEEL-osophies!  This is Part 2 of the very first episode of our new podcast!

The Body Intelligence FEEL-osophies Podcast!

  Join Kaitlin as she sits down with those she is inspired by! Episode 1 is with long time friend Kyle Booton, they go through the Body Intelligence FEEL-osophies one by one.  These are the foundations of Body Intelligence and…

Infertility, Adoption & Loving Myself

I have never written about this before.  To be so exposed in my pain and my rawness.  To be so confused and confronted in my womanhood. I dont know where to start.  Except to say that 7 years of infertility…

Listen to Your Body – Film

The Build Your Own Practice (B.Y.O.P) is a monthly videos series all about helping you find your own practice.  The video below is intended to encourage you to think about your own body within your own practice, to listen to…

Burning Man & Back

Please enjoy a snippet of our journey to Burning Man and Back.  We are forever changed and grateful for the experience.  We wouldn’t change it for the world! Want to come next year!?  Let us know!

Kaitlin TedX Talk

  Kaitlin’s Tedx was an epic launching point for her public speaking career.

Eggshells & Skinny Dipping

Something amazing happens when we get on the road, we see things from a new perspective and experience life in a different way.  This past June we ventured to the Mountain Spirit Festival in Sun Peaks BC, where Kaitlin taught…

No, I don’t Want To Dance

  Do you like to dance?  If you are a man who grew up in the world I did, chances are your answer is a no.  Not even really a no so much as a indifference or something you just…

WTF is a Yama? – Yoga Husbandry Entry #7

The truth of the matter is that Yoga has some good ass teachings.  It has some teachings which are as powerful as the bible or any other religious text you can think of. The way I like to look at…

Body Intelligence Growing Pains

I had yoga up on this pedestal for many years because it felt so important to who I was becoming and so essential to why I was even exploring myself beyond what I had been modelled growing up.  It was…

You Can’t Fake Happy – Yoga Husbandry Entry #6

If I could only say I’ve learned one thing having a hardcore yogi as a partner it would be this: You can’t fake being happy. It’s a big sentence and it’s an even bigger issue in my world, and in…

Fake it ’till you make it – Yoga Husbandry Entry #5

There is a trick to this.  There is a way to navigate the yogic world undetected.  Almost like I fit in, or that I care.  I’ve got it.  The trick is to just do all the stuff with your partner,…

Meditation: The Game Changer

Mediation is my game changer… I might not always win but it definitely teaches me to be great sportsman! Life is a fun and challenging game that we get to go play everyday and as such requires an opponent. Mindful…

Spa at the Lake

Ever wonder how personal hygiene and VanLife mix?  This is a prime example of a day at the “spa”.  Kaitlin takes her self care out to the dock and tries to pamper herself in beautiful Lake Cowichan. Sometimes you’ve got…

Chakras? Really? -Yoga Husbandry Entry #4

Have you ever heard of the Chakras?  Energy centres we have inside of our bodies, little spots that seem to hold some power over how we think and feel.  If you haven’t, don’t worry, it’s a hippy thing, or dare…

Yoga Husbandry Entry #3

WTF happened yesterday?  It was a flail and a busy run around day, I am learning that maybe it didn’t have to be. When I think back to pre yoga husband days I see free time, laughter, beer and lazy…

Yoga Husbandry Entry #2

Procrastination. Over the last couple of years I have learned some pretty weird tools.  Not like a drill or hammer, but a tool I can use to soothe my brain when it’s caught up in the gong show I feel…

Victoria to Jordan River

  This day was a good day.  Started early on Dallas road in Victoria, involved some work, a few beaches, a surf and one of the most beautiful views I can think of. We left the city behind, just a…

This is Body Intelligence Yoga: Kaitlin’s Story

Kaitlin would never be able to write this herself, so I will. This video is Kaitlin trying her damnedest to put into words why she has worked to bring Body Intelligence Yoga to the world.  Starting a long time ago…

Kaitlin’s How-to’s: Get Out of a Bad Mood

Sometimes the only way out of a “bad” mood is by force.  When all the self dialogue and self love in the world just can’t seem to shake the “arg!” feeling, Kaitlin takes Tony Robbins’ words to heart:  “No more…

VanLife..2

Narration from the video: Christmas on the cliff, on the edge of sanity, love and adventure.  Right here, right now is a hell of a place to be, wherever that is for you.  The magic of just being able to…

…VanLife

Years ago, I had this idea, an idea I think I’m still trying to figure out. What if we aren’t going anywhere? What if where we are is exactly where we are meant to be? The two of us grew up in a smallish industry town on Vancouver Island BC, Canada.

Teacher Training Testimonial

Sometimes our students agree with us: a sample of testimonials from the last training in Campbell River, BC. This was one to remember, so thank you all so much.

Roadside handstands, pit stop.

Sometimes when it snows and you get the itch; roadside handstands and nothing more. This episode was brought to you by, In Balance.

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