August 9, 2019

I’m on the last stretch of my return journey home from teaching in Canada. It has taken me three days to arrive. The delays encountered on this trip have taught me a lot about the way uncertainty and total lack of control make you feel. Not knowing puts you in a state...

June 10, 2019

I was tending to my garden this weekend and I realized this growing sense of discomfort growing inside of me.  All kinds of things got in the way of me being able to repot a plant into the ground. Poison ivy, weeds, roots underground, rocks...As I was cleaning up this...

February 11, 2019

The other day I mentioned to my boyfriend I may want to go back to school for writing and public speaking, as my work often requires speaking to a crowd and writing. Both of these things are out of my comfort zone. He suggested I look into fining out the curriculum of...

January 28, 2019

This week I'm sharing with you the first of a five part video series I just released 'On Healing Anorexia Through Ashtanga Yoga'. This a topic that often feels very taboo in the yoga community, and yet there are so many women and men suffering from it. Having struggled...

January 9, 2019

"Sri Krishna defines yoga in a single word, samatvan: 'to be equal', to be completely serene. This is yoga. The man established in yoga, the illuminated man, is equally loving to those who support him and to those who attack him, equally concerned about the welfare of...

December 3, 2018

We learn a lot of uncomfortable lessons on the mat. They usually come by surprise. The way we react to these lessons is key for personal growth. Yoga is all about observing ourselves in action. Karma yoga. When something challenging in the form of asana presents itself...

October 15, 2018

I watched Jane Fonda's documentary this weekend and it really spoke to my heart and made me look back at how much this practice of Yoga has given back to my life. In the closing of the film she said "I've spent so much of my life thinking if I'm not perfect no one can...

September 23, 2018

Yoga is not an escape. Yoga is meant to hold you in the moment so you can sit with all your issues, see them in the face, hear them in your heart, feel the pain, and learn to sit through it all, until one day it breaks and suddenly you are free. The alternative to that...