Stacy McCarthy: Rancho Santa Fe Review

On August 7, 2014, in Media, by Stacy McCarthy

It’s no stretch for Rancho Santa Fe yoga instructor to ‘give back’ Stacy McCarthy runs her own yoga studio and is also a MiraCosta College faculty member. ‘I’m most proud of making a difference,’ she says. Photo by Kristina Houck By Kristina Houck As one of North County’s most prolific yoga instructors, Stacy McCarthy doesn’t [...]

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Impermanence: In loving Remembrance of Buddha & Lily

On July 4, 2014, in Doga Yoga, Guru's of all kind, by Stacy McCarthy

My beloved big, beautiful Buddha Boy and his lovely, little sister Lily passed away within 10 days of each other just shy of their eighth birthday. Buddha and Lily were special “dogi’s” who raised thousands of dollars for No Kill Animal Shelters. I adopted both of them when they were four months old. I taught [...]

Am I the Mentor for You?

On May 20, 2014, in Teacher Support, Teacher Trainings, by Stacy McCarthy

Finding and choosing a coach or mentor is an important mission and decision, and I have no doubt you have had several over the course of your life. It is critical to me that I live up to the standards and your expectations. We will be committing a great deal of time and attention together. [...]

Failing is a Good Thing

On May 20, 2014, in Yoga Mind, by Stacy McCarthy

Failing is a Good Thing…..Deep Practice In his fascinating book, The Talent Code Daniel Coyle describes how the brain reacts when a person develops a new skill. Performing an action involves firing an electrical signal through a neural pathway; each time this happens, it thickens the myelin sheath that surrounds nerve fibers like the rubber [...]