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Happy New Year! Here’s the first class of 2016!

Hi everyone and Happy New Year!

How’d you spend your evening? Was it festive? We had the most GIGANTIC lobsters I’ve ever seen along with some wine, and then walked down to the Promenade des Anglais to watch some epic fireworks, but…

Then… out of nowhere…

Nothing. There was nothing. I mean, crickets. I think the entire city had the same idea which means we were all gathered (THOUSANDS of people), we counted down to midnight… and nothing! Isn’t that crazy?! No fireworks, no BOOM! Some people had independently set some off, but no city-wide thing. So we reluctantly came home for champagne and music and it ended up being more festive in our apartment than it was outside, haha.

Now, did you notice anything missing?! Maybe how I failed to mention the multiple macarons and chocolate things I ate? Nevermind all that because after doing this class, I’ll just assume they didn’t count, ok? If you also indulged a little too much, g0 ahead and do the same 😉

I made this class to give us a way to kick of 2016 on a healthy note AND remind us to set our intention for the New Year. Are you ready?! Oh, and don’t worry. This isn’t a kick-your-butt type of thing. Just a nice little balancing challenge with a New Year twist!

Let’s do it!

30 Comments

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    LuluBelle

    December 31, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Love the new year class and can’t wait for the challenge to start. Happy new year and thanks !!!!

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      Erin Motz

      January 2, 2016 at 8:45 pm

      so happy to hear that! happy new year to you too!

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    Angie

    January 1, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    Woot!! Can’t wait!!

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    Kelley

    January 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    Great class and great start to the new year! Anticipating the Challenge!!

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    Darren

    January 1, 2016 at 3:51 pm

    Love the class. Happy 2016 to you. Can not wait for the 4th

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    Jill

    January 1, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    Can’t wait for the 4th 🙂 thanks, Erin

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    Denise

    January 1, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    Yeeeh a new challenge! Have a happy bad yogi new year!

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    Kimberly Smith

    January 1, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    Perfect way to start 2016!!!!! Let’s do this Bad Yogis!

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      Erin Motz

      January 2, 2016 at 8:45 pm

      YES! can’t wait!

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    Allison

    January 1, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    Yes, a great way to incorporate yoga into everyday! Thank you, Erin. See you the 4th 🙂

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    Denise

    January 1, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    Thank you so much for this class and YAY for the challenge – I cant wait!

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    Tarin

    January 1, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Loved this class Erin, it was the perfect thing to start the new year! Can’t wait for the challenge to begin. Thanks for being so awesome! <3

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      Erin Motz

      January 2, 2016 at 8:46 pm

      thank YOU, tarin! see you on the 4th!

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    Marjolein

    January 1, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Love it! Totally ready to start the new Yogiyear!

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    Pamela Lee

    January 1, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    Thank you so much. Happy and joyous 2016, sweet girl.

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    Chantal Snaterse

    January 1, 2016 at 9:04 pm

    Oh I love it! Great calming flow for the evening. I am so excited for the bad yogi challenge! Count me in.

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      Erin Motz

      January 2, 2016 at 8:49 pm

      so glad you enjoyed it!

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    Flower

    January 1, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    Great way to start the new year! Thanks Erin <3

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    Jill Patterson

    January 1, 2016 at 11:52 pm

    Your NYE sounds just like mine! We were told there would be fireworks on the beach of our little town on Gran Canaria Island. We left our apartment with our bag of grapes (apparently it’s a thing here in Spain) and went down to the beach. And no one was there! We thought, maybe we’re on the wrong beach, so we walked to another one nearby. At midnight we stood alone at the edge of a rocky outlook spot along the ocean with a view of the entire coastline north of us as well as the mountains off in the distance. As we each ate 12 grapes, we watched hundreds of random fireworks go off here and there, but nothing organized. It was a strange reminder of how far from home we are and yet oddly comforting at the same time. To make up for the lack of fireworks, I’ve watched both the Dubai and Paris events on youtube 🙂 Looking forward to your challenge!

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      Erin Motz

      January 2, 2016 at 8:50 pm

      oh my gosh we did the same thing with watching them on youtube, haha! ahh, the trials of expat-hood 😉

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    Julie

    January 2, 2016 at 12:25 am

    great class for the New Year! Can’t wait to start on the 4th@

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    Cathy

    January 2, 2016 at 4:04 am

    Thank-you Erin! Happy New Year!! Looking forward to the challenge.???

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    Laura Young

    January 2, 2016 at 5:32 am

    Thank you for another great class! I’m looking forward to the 4th!

    Question for you or anyone on here who knows! Is there a way to prevent cramps in my feet (specifically the arches) during yoga, and especially balance poses? Is it just something that needs to be worked through as I gain strength and experience? Thanks! 🙂

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    Cheryl C.

    January 2, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    Thank You Erin! Happy New Year! Great class. Looking forward to the Challenge!

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    lewerentz

    January 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm

    Thank you for this class ! I wish you a happy new year 2016 !

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    Erin Motz

    January 2, 2016 at 8:48 pm

    thank YOU, pamela!

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    Jess

    January 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Great class! Can’t wait for the new challenge!

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    Nicole

    January 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm

    Really enjoyed this sequence

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    Isabelle

    January 5, 2016 at 10:19 pm

    I was in Nice on New Year’s, too, and I also thought it was funny they didn’t have fireworks there (only in Cannes and Monaco??)–did see some pretty big “amateur” ones, though, and it was a really beautiful place to be. 😀 Loved this class, thanks!

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      Erin Motz

      January 6, 2016 at 1:06 pm

      small world! will you be here for carnaval? there will be massive fireworks then! 🙂 glad you liked the class!

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