introducing The MINDFULNESS Movement: a 22 day mindfulness workshop focusing on slowing down and living life with purpose! The workshop opens on August 1st!Read More
If you had asked me a few years ago what yoga was I would have said stretching. But, if you ask me today my answer, just like my practice, has evolved and I would tell you that it is a lifestyle.
Yoga is so much more than the poses. Its about living with mindfully with conscious intent.
My yoga teacher always told us the poses that we hate doing are the ones that we need to practice the most. For me those are heart openers and balancing poses. I’m just not good at them. I cringed every time they are cued in class and I was always weary of instructing them in my classes because I thought if I couldn’t do them well I shouldn’t teach them.
But you know what, my yoga teacher was right. If we always ignore the things that we aren’t good at or that we are afraid of and only focus on the things that we like and are good at we will never move forward.Read More
Just like the ocean, we are all effected by the pull of the moon. Full moons bring about a period of heightened emotions and stir the mental turbulences into a full on wave pool. For me, the effects of the full moon started over a week ago. Since then I felt like I was spiraling into an abyss of emotion, worry, and doubt. But, with every passing full moon and every spiral I've learned that its in these moments where we can grow the most; all it takes it a moment to stop and breathe.
There are 2 main goals that I have for every single yoga class that I teach...
1. Guide my students to pure mental, physical, and spiritual bliss, and
2. Ensure that they don't get hurt
In my attempts to achieve these goals, here are 5 things that as a yoga teacher I wish I could tell every one of my students and as a yoga student I wish that my yoga teacher would have told me...Read More
I love to travel, but I don't like the dehydration, fatigue, stress, and body aches that can come with it. Check out these travel tips and spine twists that will leave you feeling fresh when you hop off that long flight so you are ready for adventures!Read More
because sometimes you just need to stop and breatheRead More
There are a million reasons to start a yoga practice, but whatever your reason you will come to find that the moment you rolled out your mat you changed your entire life. Yoga is a philosophy with deep roots connecting your mind, body, and soul. Plant your roots and watch your practice and your life bloom.Read More
One of my favorite things about practicing yoga is that, unlike many activities, it doesn’t require a lot of equipment. You literally only need your body and your breath, but if I could recommend only one thing, I would recommend investing in a quality yoga mat. Choosing a yoga mat that is perfect for you can be overwhelming. Lucky for you, I've tried tons and narrowed them down to my top 5! Check them out here!Read More