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Choosing a yoga mat

In a saturated wellness, yoga & fitness market, how do you choose the mat that’s right for you? The answer is, it depends…and your search begins with who you are: 1. What kind of yoga practice you do or would like to do (Hatha, hot, flow, yin, Iyengar, etc) 2. Personal Preferences (grip, cushion, allergy,…

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Morning Mastery

You matter and your morning matters too. The first hour of your day determines how the remaining 23 hours unfold. I cherish my morning ritual because it keeps me more emotionally flexible, clear headed, present and more positive & kind throughout the day. What are your mornings like? Could they use a little more calm…

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Expansion & Contraction

Let’s stay open to receive the gifts life is offering us everyday! How we perceive our daily interactions has a lot to do with our ability to open and receive the good that awaits us. What gets you feeling contracted? SOO many things can and do, right?!  The darkening skies, worry, self-doubt, illness, judgement, injury,…

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Bring on the Butternut!

We attuned to Autumn last weekend, sharing space in movement, breath, sound, scent and taste-what a delight!  Thank you to everyone who gathered together in community! Big hit this season was the luscious Butternut Spread. Here’s the recipe, inspired by one of my favorite chef authors, Yotam Ottolenghi  Butternut Spread 1 very large Butternut squash,…

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Collecting Balance

The mistake I’ve made this Fall. So against my better judgement, having learned many lessons about how I don’t want to feel in Sept (ie: overwhelmed, over-scheduled, agitated, erratic), and having crafted deep intentionality around each and every transition to Autumn for the past 8 years,  I decided to try boot camp for the first…

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Savor the Season

Peaches and Beaches…..Ahhh, Summer ! Still in full swing and getting hotter. What are you doing to stay cool? Here are 5 Top Tips to stay hydrated, less agitated and more at ease: Herbal sun tea. Add ice, fresh mint leaves or cucumber slices and slow down to enjoy a refreshing glass. (if you don’t have…

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Mantra & Munchies

😌🤸🏻‍♀️🤘🥗Mantra, Movement, Mudra and Munchies! I see you, Spring and I love your abundance of tulips, bursts of lilac and wilds of green!  Your beautiful distraction is calling for a new and refreshed practice for balance, mental clarity and focus. As many of you know, dear readers, each season I offer a specially themed yoga delight,…

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Release and Receive

You know when you feel like you’re holding onto something that isn’t serving you? An emotion, a thought, a resentment, a secret? It can have a tight and gripping feeling, or a fluttery, anxious tummy quality, other times it’s a head-about-to-explode kind of sensation. Whatever it is, why hold onto it? It doesn’t serve our…

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heart centered recipes

Homespun pita chips, dal makhani, beet purée, vegan-paleo cookies and hummus with spiced ground beef. My hubby and I shared this lunch the day before our Heart Centered Deep Dive on Sunday, but because I didn’t take any pics of our lunch spread at the studio (oops), I hope this combo inspires you to try one or more of 6 recipes here!

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Namaste Heart

holding pomogranate

So, here we are in February & what better month to invite a namaste heart?! February boasts a multitude of heart centered holidays and is considered national heart health month, creative romance month and wedding month.  Valentine’s day, random acts of kindness day, love your pet day, be humble day and send a card to…

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