Mindful Breathing Techniques to Reduce Stress

When is the last time you paused to really think about your breath? Humans breathe an average of 20,000 times per day yet breathing is something that we usually don’t spend too much time focusing on in our everyday lives.  It’s an automatic function built into our bodies that happens whether we think about it … Continue Reading

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

Bringing Yoga Off Your Mat and Into Your Life

It is often said that everything we learn in yoga class can be translated off your mat and into the real world. But what does that really mean? In some ways, yoga can be considered a metaphor for life. The lessons we learn during our asana practice can be applied to physical, mental, and emotional … Continue Reading

Setting My New Year’s Intentions

Happy (almost) 2019! We’ve made it through another lap around the sun! What an amazing year 2018 has been. While life is naturally full of ups and downs, this year has been an incredible turning point for me both mentally and physically. I got my yoga teaching certification and officially taught my 100th yoga class, … Continue Reading

Practicing Self Care During the Holidays

It’s that time of year again! Lights hang from the trees, snow is on the ground, and the smell of gingerbread fills the air – the holidays are officially in full swing! While the holidays are often noted as “the most wonderful time of the year”, they can also be the most stressful time of … Continue Reading

How to Incorporate Gratitude into Your Daily Life

Happy November friends! Chapter 11 of 12. Can you believe 2018 is almost over?! November is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s a time when people come together and are reminded to be grateful for the many positive things happening in our lives. At a time when the world seems to be … Continue Reading

How To Stick With Your Goals

Can you believe we are already half way through the year?? I don’t know about you, but the last 6 months seem to have FLOWN by for me. Now that we are at the half way point for 2018, I have been reflecting on the goals I set for myself at the beginning of the … Continue Reading