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How to Get Value for your Money

Mar 31, 2015 • (0) Comments

In the 19 years I have been practicing yoga and 9 years of teaching yoga I have always been a bit surprised when people tell me they taught or teach yoga and other exercise classes simply because the gym/studio owner asked them to help out. Generally what would happen is the person would be a […]

I Am NOT My Hair

Feb 24, 2015 • (0) Comments

The Spiritual Lessons of Hair, part 2 I have this really awesome yoga teacher, Jeanne, and when I lived in L.A. I would go to her class as often as I could. That was from the late 90’s ’til 2007, so for 9 years or so I heard her voice about once a week. One […]

I Am My Hair

Feb 17, 2015 • (0) Comments

The Spiritual Lessons of Hair, Part 1 It is inevitable that from time to time the conversation turns to hair. I am the owner of a yoga and pole fitness studio for women, after all. And it is inevitable that someone will comment on my straight hair. But the truth is my hair isn’t straight. […]

How many licks does it take…

Feb 10, 2015 • (0) Comments

…to get to the center of a tootsie pop? According to that wise old owl from the 70’s commercial, 3 licks and a big crunch. How much yoga does it take to get to your center, anadamayakosha, or bliss body? Could it be as easy as getting to the center of a tootsie pop? The […]

Ogres (and Yogis) Are Like Onions

Jan 29, 2015 • (0) Comments

Onions have layers. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. Yogis have layers. Our layers are called as koshas, or sheaths. Like nesting dolls we have five. The outermost layer being the physical body and the innermost layer being Bliss. What’s really cool about yoga is that it meets you where you’re at and dances you […]

So, what’s my point? You decide.

Jan 13, 2015 • (1) Comments

Over the Christmas break I was clearing out some storage bins. You know, clear out the clutter, save or keep only what brings you joy or serves a function. In one of the bins I came across some pics of me in my mid-20’s, I’m guessing 26. I didn’t actually bother pulling them out of […]

Attack of the Information!

Dec 09, 2014 • (0) Comments

This tidbit just blew my mind: according to December 2014 issue of Women’s Health Magazine the number of facts the “…average person fields each day is likely 100 times higher than what people encountered in an entire lifetime a century ago.” Let that sink in for a moment. As a matter of fact, go back […]

Is there a secret to work-life balance?

Nov 12, 2014 • (0) Comments

“Do any one of you feel like you have a really good life-work balance? I would love to hear your secrets for success. Believe it or not, sometimes I struggle with this!” This wonderful, sincere question was posted by a friend on Facebook yesterday. She is one of the most thoughtful, loving people I know […]

Your Only Prayer

Nov 03, 2014 • (0) Comments

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” Meister Eckhart I love this quote and its gentle reminder to look around, see the abundance we have and hold each day of our lives and to recognize we have enough, we do enough, we are enough. […]

What is a Real Yoga Body?

Sep 17, 2014 • (0) Comments

There is a lot of wonderful conversation happening in the yoga community right now about yoga bodies. What is a yoga body? How do you get a yoga body? What is a real yoga body? Who has a yoga body? Here’s my take on these lovely questions: 1.Do you have a body? I’m assuming you […]

#100happydays Later

Jul 16, 2014 • (2) Comments

I have a really interesting story to share with you today because the ending surprised even me quite a bit! On March 12 I signed up for the 100 happy days challenge. You can learn about why I chose to do so and more about the challenge in this post. I completed the challenge on […]

OMG FB is YELLING at me!

Jun 18, 2014 • (0) Comments

Do you ever feel like Facebook in down right yelling at you? Sometimes I do. As a yogi and someone who is passionate about health, fitness, and wellness I have plenty of friends who share similar interests. And some days it feels like everyone is simply screaming – Do this! Try this! MY way is […]