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

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

Yoga for Beginners

Have you ever been interested in taking a yoga class, but aren’t really sure what to expect? Has the thought “I’m not flexible enough to do yoga” stopped your from stepping onto your mat? Friends, I’m here to help you debunk these myths and help you feel confident going into your first yoga class! Everyone … Continue Reading

Yoga Workout: 5 Asanas That Work Your Entire Body

There is a common misconception that practicing yoga is only useful for stretching and gaining flexibility. This could not be further from the truth. While yoga absolutely helps with flexibility, it can also be an incredibly challenging workout!  Yoga helps strengthen your muscles through long holds and low impact/low momentum movements that tone everything from … Continue Reading

Vooray Review: Cute and Practical Bags for Yogis

Imagine this – you arrive at the yoga studio with your purse, your big gym duffel bag and your mat all strapped to different shoulders. You’re in a hurry because you’re running late and can’t find your key tag to check in because its buried at the bottom of your bag. Sound familiar? Same. I … Continue Reading

Welcome To My New YouTube Channel!

I’m SO excited to announce the official launch of my YouTube Channel!  I’ve been working to incorporate more video into my blog, and I’ve finally filmed my first yoga flow! Here is a short flow to get your body warmed up. Subscribe to my channel HERE! Videography by Shanti Knight | Wearing all Kiava Clothing 

My Favorite Ways to Stay Active in Chicago During the Summer

Summer in Chicago is the most magical time of year (at least it is for me!) People are so excited to be outside again after the long winter, the city is full of energy, and everyone’s mood seems to improve exponentially. While the air conditioning and Netflix may sound tempting when the temps start to … Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Bring Your Yoga Practice Outside This Summer

I will be the first to admit that I am a creature of habit when it comes to my yoga practice. I love to take class in the same place, in the same studios, and even at the same times every day. But as the summer months arrive, it’s so much fun to change up … Continue Reading

Upgrade Your Activewear With Montiel

As someone who has tried and worn hundreds of different workout clothing brands, my standards are pretty high when it comes to activewear. Every so often, I am totally blown away by the products of certain brands. Montiel is one of those brands! Based in Los Angeles, Montiel is a small company that focuses on … Continue Reading