What does being healthy mean to you?  I used to think that being healthy meant I should weigh a certain amount, that I needed to look a specific way, that I had to eat a restrictive diet with a certain number of calories and that I should always be active with little to no breaks … Continue Reading

Hi friends! Hope you’re all staying safe and healthy. Can you believe we’re just over half way through the year already?? Seriously mind blowing. Back in January, I made a commitment to myself that this year was going to the best year of my life so far. While there have obviously been some major setbacks … Continue Reading

Making the decision to go vegan isn’t always an easy one. Veganism is so much more than just a diet change, it’s a full ethical lifestyle change as well. Being vegan means that not only do you choose not to eat meat, fish, dairy, eggs, or animal by-products, it means that you choose not to … Continue Reading

Today, I am celebrating my 2-year anniversary since I taught my very first yoga class! What an amazing experience the last few years have been. To say I’m grateful to be a teacher is an understatement. Since that day, I have taught a little over 300 classes and have been certified to teach two other … Continue Reading

Someone asked me the other day “how are you so damn happy all the time?” That definitely made me laugh, but it also was also really nice to hear. I haven’t always been as happy as I am now. I went through a rough period in my life where I wasn’t very happy – I … Continue Reading

Can you believe 4th of July is already next weekend? While this Independence Day may look different than most, I am still a huge fan of making good vegan eats to celebrate. When I first became a vegan, parties and events like 4th of July barbecues were hard for me.  A lot of the food … Continue Reading

Happy International Yoga Day! Today is a day of celebration and to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. In honor of this holiday, I’m excited to share some of my favorite virtual resources for yoga classes! Since the quarantine began, I have been experimenting with several different apps and websites to … Continue Reading

I’m excited to start offering free virtual yoga classes on my YouTube channel! This is a a gentle, 15 minute guided yoga flow for all levels. All you need is a mat, a towel if you want one, and some water to stay hydrated. Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel for updates on my … Continue Reading

Since the “Stay at Home” mandate was announced just over 2 months ago, I think it’s safe to say our daily fashion choices have changed a bit. But just because we’re in quarantine doesn’t mean you can’t look cute! In fact, I would argue quarantine style is my favorite style in general. Yup, you read … Continue Reading

Hi friends! Hope you are all staying safe and healthy. It’s been a minute since I’ve written my last blog – I guess in all honesty I haven’t been really sure what to post. The world is certainly a crazy place right now. It’s been about 8 weeks now since the Illinois COVID19 ‘Stay at … Continue Reading