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A Grit Story: Heather Bonnani

All of you who come ride with us are family to us, our “gritties” as we affectionately call you; we know that each of you have a glorious story that deserves to be told and sometimes we’re fortunate enough to share it. 755 more words


Instructor Tool Box

It’s been my experience as an instructor that there are a few key essential items to have in your gym bag at all times when teaching. 435 more words


The Sound of Solitude

By Alumna Taylor Sinason, 2016 Instructor Development Course

After a long night of relentless rain, my crew mates and I lowered the bear-hang in the first morning light to share one last breakfast together. 852 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains

Say What?

Words pack a punch.

They can transform your mood both in a positive and negative way; our brains are just THAT subjective.

In the Saddle Room it’s imperative that our instructors use their words wisely, carefully, and opportunely. 221 more words


One in ten teachers taking antidepressants to cope with work stresses

Union pioneers have called for ’emotional well-being emergency treatment’ to be made accessible in all schools, permitting both staff and students access to proficient guiding Unreasonable workloads and absence of support are making educators discouraged “to the point of self-destructive inclinations”, new figures uncover, inciting new attentiveness toward instructor welfare. 223 more words

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Trust is that feeling that allows me to let down my guard, to forego fear and to proceed into the unknown with a feeling of confidence that I will be OK. 475 more words

Noelle's Thoughts


Your Final Project:

  • Your final project could be in any form.
  • Your final project should involve at least one form of interaction.
  • Your final project should include at least two skills you have learned in this class.
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