Finding Inner Peace During The Storm

Finding Inner Peace During The Storm

One of the most important lessons I have learned in life is that real growth takes the rain and the shine. And sometimes, when it rains, it pours. “The only constant in life is change” – Heraclitus. Storms teach us how to find...

Yoga Isn’t The Only Way To Find Peace

Hello, class, and namaste! Today we’re going to be talking a little bit about something that gives people some peace of mind OTHER than yoga: insurance. Specifically, business insurance. I don’t have to tell anyone that we live in a fairly litigious society – if...

Simplifying My Morning Beauty Routine

It all started in hot yoga class. I could not stop staring at my instructor. How did she make it seem so effortless? How did it look so natural? And how did she do it all in a hot sauna? No, I wasn’t thinking all of this about her yoga moves. (Although she does have...

Inspiration Comes from the Strangest Places

I’ve mentioned it a few times over my years as a blogger, but when my business as a yogi really started picking up, I became the proud owner of an extremely old house here in southern California. I’m pretty sure it was built in the early days of the county, back in...

Practicing Yoga With Nature

Every morning, I step outside to gaze at the sky and trees. I have come to deeply appreciate the fleeting nature of every moment and the miracle of every new day. I am captivated by the breathtaking beauty of sunshine. As the sun’s rays fall across my face, I...

Stop Slouching and Start Succeeding

If there’s one thing yoga has taught me, it’s how much I was killing my back without realizing it. As a civilization of humans who work at our computers for most of our lives, it’s crazy to think that we are subjecting ourselves to hunching and...

Termites in the Attic

Hello, my friends! Today we’re taking a small look behind the curtain and delving into a story that recently happened to me. My life as a yoga instructor doesn’t begin and end in the studio I teach; I’m a homeowner in one of the oldest parts of the city I live in and,...

Breathing With Life Through Yoga

I am physically exhausted and mentally drained. However, for the first time in 6 months, I finally feel a sense of peace. 6 months ago, I was left with an injured shoulder as a result of being in a car accident. It was minor, for which I am grateful, but it has not...
Breathe out with the Bad, In with the Good

Breathe out with the Bad, In with the Good

One of the main purposes of my yoga class is to create a calm space for my students to decompress and find balance in their lives. As such, I take great pride in knowing my students well and fostering a small, supportive community. So, when one of my students came in...
Balance Between You and the Great Outdoors

Balance Between You and the Great Outdoors

Yoga is all about that connection between body, mind, and soul. This is something we’ve spoken about many times, and we’re always striving to find the best ways to bring them together. Nature can be a key environment to ease them into balance. Also, being outside in...