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April 30, 2018

Resting is challenging for me. Really challenging for me. Me “resting” usually looks something like this...I sit or lay down with the intention to clear my mind, then I start getting antsy and one or more of these 3 things happen:

  1. Start making to-do lists in my head...

March 15, 2018

The quality of our life is largely dependent on the decisions that we make everyday. The big decisions  -- like where to live, which job to take, who to marry -- and the accumulation of smaller decisions -- like what to eat for breakfast, which TV show to watch, who to...

February 20, 2018

We all want to feel fulfilled in life. In fact, it is safe to say that all we want in life is to feel fulfilled. So, many of us spend our lives going after things that we think will make us feel fulfilled – the relationship, the accomplishment, the promotion, the body,...

January 19, 2018

In 2017, something amazing happened. Life wasn’t just happening to me anymore -- life was happening for me and with me. I finally felt like I was co-creating my life. I set BIG career goals and personal goals and achieved every single one. It definitely didn’t just hap...

December 30, 2017

Ayurveda (the science of self-healing associated with yoga) teaches that strong digestion is key to optimal health. Ayurveda teaches that the phrase “we are what we eat” is incorrect. In fact, it is more accurate to say that “we are what we eat, absorb, and assimilate....

November 23, 2017

Gratitude is such a powerful emotion -- arguably the most powerful positive emotion that exists. Gratitude transforms the negative to a positive in an instant. Gratitude is a choice, it is a mental habit that we get to practice moment by moment. Shifting our focus to w...

October 29, 2017

When we are disconnected from ourselves, from each other, and from our environment, problems are bound to arise. When we are connected to ourselves, to each other, and to our environment, harmony will result. Let’s take a look:

When we are disconnected from ourselves an...

September 30, 2017

If you come to class regularly, you know that lately I have been intrigued by the dualities and the paradoxical nature of life - the balance of masculine and feminine, light and dark, expansion and contraction, giving and receiving, movement and stillness, effort and e...

August 31, 2017

For those of you that come to class regularly, you know I have a mild (or not-so mild) obsession with the chakra system. The chakras are energy centers along the spine that represent the intersection between body, mind, and spirit (check out the photo). I work with the...

July 29, 2017

"A grateful heart is a magnet for miracles."

As I am sitting down to write this, life is actually perfect. Like out of a postcard perfect (see the photo??). I am in one of the most beautiful places on earth with all of the people that I love most under one roof. I am sa...

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