What do I need to know before taking a yoga teacher training? This is one of the most common questions I hear and usually people thinking about going through a yoga teacher training think they need to know WAY more than they do before beginning their learning journey....read more
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Crow pose, or bakasana (bah-kah-sah-nah), is often one of the first arm balances students learn on their yoga journey. It takes great focus, strength, balance and determination but the rewards of this pose are worth it!
You may be worried about attempting this pose but try to remember that it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey. Nailing advanced poses will not make you a better yogi nor will it make you enlightened. The desire to do these poses with ease, however, is one that can help you get back onto your mat, even on the days when you’d rather snuggle up and eat a pint of ice cream!read more
The biggest complaint I get from my tribe of yoga Goddesses is that they have too much stress in their lives. I get it! I'm a busy mom with two businesses plus taking care of my house and trying to make healthy meals on top of it all. It can be a lot - but, there ARE...read more
"Am I ready to take a yoga teacher training?" This is something I hear from women so often! A lot of the women in my online community really psych themselves out thinking they're not ready to do a yoga teacher training. They come up with all sorts of excuses that are...read more
Do you ever wish you could just let something go? Maybe it's something you've done in the past or maybe it's something someone else did or said. These things can take up so much headspace and can get out of control if you don't start dealing with it. Just like yoga,...read more
I remember my mom telling me I was a pain in her neck when I was younger but I promise, I didn't cause yours! All joking aside, it really can be quite debilitating and absolutely no fun... So many things we do during an average day can put strain on our neck and cause...read more
I've been a yoga teacher for many years and one of the most common complaints for students is tight hips. I totally understand the pain! My hips have always been the place in my body that gives me the most pushback when it comes to asana. I also understand though...read more
In the yoga teacher trainings that I lead, I require students to read "Four Chapters on Freedom", by Swami Satyananda Saraswati, which is a translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali which is a sacred, ancient text that outlines the eight limbs of yoga which is an...read more
I don't know if any of you have been through a quarter- or mid-life crisis yet. I hope you never do. I, for one, am, hopefully, at the tail-end of mine. I think it started when it finally began to sink in that I wasn't "growing up" anymore. If you're not growing up,...read more
I don't know about you but I highly believe in our body's ability to heal. Though this process can only happen when: You BELIEVE ITYou give your body the REST it needs to do the work So how do you start believing it? Start visualizing it for one! The meditation I...read more
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