The end of summer blues brings thoughts like, “I wish I had made it to the beach more often” or “I can’t believe I have to wait a whole year to go back to the beach again.” But I’m here to tell you that we don’t need luxurious vacations and expensive spa treatments to relax, … More How to bring the beach to you
At the end of each yoga class, our instructors always say “namaste”. It sounds beautiful, and you might have an idea of what it means. But what is the purpose of it and why does every yoga instructor conclude their class with their hands at heart center and bow while saying this word? Here’s the … More What does Namaste actually mean?
I have a confession. I went to church on Sunday for the first time in 10 years. Lately I’ve been feeling closer to God, and wanting to explore what that even means. Through meditation I have learned to get quiet and listen – to my thoughts, my body, my inner voice, God, intuition, etc. Sometimes … More Fearless Sunday
I started practicing yoga in college (University of South Carolina) during my sophomore year. The “green quad”, our only eco-friendly dorm building offered free yoga classes once per week in a carpeted classroom – not your average yoga studio, and certainly not as glamorous as some of the trendy yoga studios in Los Angeles! I … More My yoga journey started with socks
Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, originating thousands of years ago in India. “Ayurveda” combines the sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (knowledge) to mean, literally, the knowledge (or science) of life. Don’t let the sanskrit fool you – Ayurveda is quite simple. You are likely incorporating Ayurvedic practices in … More How Ayurveda is Improving My Life
As of today, I am officially re-hired at CorePower Hollywood! Finally — my dream of teaching yoga in Southern California is now a reality. Now I just need to find a way to teach on the beach and at yoga retreats….I’ll get there soon! As I reflect on the past four months in Los Angeles, … More A yoga journey continues