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Listening to Your Body

Modern Hippie Muse: Listen to the Whispers

One of my students recently said “I can’t hear my body the way you do. I don’t know when I’m about to get my period, have no idea if I’m getting sick and definitely don’t know if there is any trauma inside of me.”…

September 13, 2018
How Yoga Helps with My Triggers by Jenny Ravikumar

How Yoga Helps with My Triggers

Trigger (v): (especially of something read, seen, or heard) distress (someone), typically as a result of arousing feelings or memories associated with a particular traumatic experience. A few weeks ago, I was sitting with my mom at a cafe and we ran into an…

August 28, 2018

Modern Hippie Muse: Rituals for Manifesting

In my world, words like ritual, new moon and intention setting are commonplace. I can hear a particularly “woo” word and know exactly what it means in an instant. And yet it is the question I get the most often. What do I do…

August 7, 2018

Tools I Used to Get Me Peacefully Through My Divorce

In the beginning, everyone kept saying, I’m not sure how you do it all as a single mom, you are so strong. I would politely say thank you as I internally rolled my eyes and prayed that someday I would see the strength they…

July 30, 2018

The Releasing Ceremony

Recently I stumbled onto the world’s best therapist. I am so grateful for her guidance, but mostly I’m grateful she is so in tune with her spiritual side that she allows me to dig deeper into my own spirituality and yoga practice every time…

July 4, 2017

Empower, Renew, Restore

It has been over six months since my last blog post. Let that sink in for just a moment. I’m a writer, who has had not only the world’s worst writer’s block, but also a lot of emotional turmoil and vinyasa waves happening in…

April 4, 2017
Sthira and Sukha: Strength & Ease

Sthira and Sukha: Strength & Ease

Sukhasana – v. origin is Sanskrit A simple seat. Sukha meaning simple or ease. Asana meaning seat or more commonly known in English as a yoga posture or “pose.” When you arrive in yoga class you may hear a teacher prattle on in English and…

May 26, 2016
How to Create Blessings in Your Home

How to Bless Your Home

This week during my classes, I worked on the idea of our Home Frequency. Elena Brower put out an amazing mini-article in her newsletter last week that reminded me of why I started the Shala and it resonated on an even deeper level as…

January 13, 2016
Yoga Holiday Guide: EvolvingLight Reiki Dreamcatcher Art

A Yogic Guide to Gift Giving: Evolving Light

To say that I’m excited to have Jessica on the blog is an understatement. When I saw her beginning to showcase her reiki art/dreamcatchers online I knew I needed to have one for the Shala. I didn’t know what to ask for other than being…

December 15, 2015

2014 Words: Free Love Friday

This year I have been spending a lot of time on my “words” for the year. Having done Danielle Laporte’s Desire Map (oh yes yes yes) and understanding the power of my words, I have understood how truly important it is this year to…

February 28, 2014