It was liberating and challenging and exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. Her teaching style slides along a continuum from challenging to empathetic, calls for downward dog, not naked downward dog. It's everything it says… and so much more than it sounds. You live in New York because you love a challenge. Some people just seem to have it. Since we were born, we have been gradually programmed by our parents, peers, teachers, preachers, and society at large on how to live our lives and our days are filled with things we have to do while our dreams are […]. Whether we like it or not, others make snap judgments about us all the time and research shows that our first impression is made within the first seven seconds of meeting someone new for the first time.