The Art of Being a Beginner

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

How to Create and Maintain a Positive Mindset

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

Fourth of July Vegan BBQ Ideas

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

My Favorite Virtual Yoga Classes

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

15 Minute Yoga Flow

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

4 Ways to Style Black Leggings

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

Life Update: Quarantine Edition

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

Easy Swaps for a More Sustainable Wardrobe

One of my big goals for this year is to reduce my carbon footprint and live a more sustainable lifestyle. One of the ways I’m doing that is by being more mindful of what I purchase and consume – including my fashion choices. This is obviously a difficult challenge for me as a blogger because … Continue Reading

Why You Should Add Yoga Sculpt To Your Practice

When I first started my yoga journey several years ago, I fell in love with the slow and low impact postures that were linked breath to movement. I found that I was able to truly deepen my mind & body connection through breath and moving meditation. The more I practiced, the more my body started … Continue Reading

10 Ways to Stay Present While Traveling

Yesterday, I returned home from an amazing 10 day vacation in the Caribbean! My fiancé and I took a cruise from Miami to Haiti, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and then back to Miami. Many of you know my life has been laser focused on opening the new Chicago Loop CPY Yoga Studio since early November, … Continue Reading