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The Releasing Ceremoy

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
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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
27 ideas for valentine's day

27 Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The weekend ahead is full pretty pinks, reds and purples! Lots of champagne and silly shaped hearts, children’s valentine’s and thoughts of love swirling in the air. To me this weekend is about so much more than just romantic love! Did you know that…

February 12, 2016
Daily Sadhana Check-in

Sadhana Check-in

This weekend marks the full moon, the time when I’ve been doing my daily sadhana for two full weeks and I believe the perfect time to let you in on what I’ve been up to! While I was in my 500 hour teacher training,…

January 21, 2016
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Balance is an Illusion

This past week I had two women tell me how inspiring I am as both a mother and a business woman. One of these women told me that after we met last week, she went home to tell her husband that she could finally…

October 23, 2015
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Practicing Yoga OFF the Mat

This past week I performed the most amount of yoga I have since I met my little smush. At 4 weeks postpartum I decided I was ready to tackle teaching a class and I’ve been going ever since. It feels DAMN GOOD to be in…

October 7, 2015

How I Brought Back the (Pink) Light

Yesterday was just one of those days: pregnant and entirely hormonal. It started with tears and ended with joy. I always try to find gratitude, especially during the harder days and yesterday was no different. After a really rough morning and an evening of no sleep,…

August 13, 2015
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May Ambassador: Olivia Nichols

Last year I was published in the Huffington Post with an article entitled “My Favorite Student.” I had only known Olivia for about 3 weeks prior to publishing it, but she already had such a huge space in my heart. Every time we’re together…

June 20, 2015
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Endings and Beginnings: The Constant Vinyasa Wave

This past weekend I heard the words “an end is a new beginning” a number of times. I heard it during the sermon in church, at a crystal bowl healing and from a friend. It made me begin to think of the many times…

October 7, 2014