Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson V

Pre-Lesson Warm-Up What a beautiful, refreshing day it was to be out and active!! The temperatures were mild with a clear-blue, sunny sky! Newbie mistake – I placed my board upside down when I went to the clubhouse to pay for my lesson!!! Do’h!!! Always learning, I am!! I had three successful heel edge pendulum…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson IV

Review What I Know Pendulum Heel Edge: Weight on heel edge, knees bent – relaxed. Start with straight down – heel edge – equal weight in both heels Start left Slightly more weight on left heel Head – looking left – in the direction I want to go, left shoulder and left hip in line…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson II

Martock Ski Hill It was a beautiful day to snowboard! Yes, it was cold, but the sun was a warm kiss on my cheeks!! Feeling Nervous – Remembering The Night I Practiced on My Own! I am grateful to be using a borrowed snowboard, but it is not a good fit for me and the…

Martock Ski Hill – Learning to Snowboard – Lesson I

Arriving – 9:30am – It is ALREADY Packed! Slide Heel Down – Straight My instructor Shannon, after a very beginning intro on maneuvering on a flat surface on a snow board…. brought me to the bunny hill! My first lesson here was putting my weight on my heels and sliding straight down. Getting Up From…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

With Canadian Thanksgiving approaching, the recent change of seasons from summer to fall, all while living in farming country during the harvest….today’s Just for Today is about gratitude for country living! Just for today, I am grateful for the vibrant colors of autumn leaves, pumpkins for sale, horses, cows, sheep, open fields, barns, farm houses,…