Be Tenacious

Drawing Awareness into the Body

If you’ve come to my classes, you know that one of the cues I repeat often during our meditation at the start of class and in preparation for Savasana at the end is “take a deep breath and begin to bring your awareness back into the body.” I then, typically, ask you to begin to envision different parts of the...

Building an At-Home Practice for Kids & Families

One of my favorite things about teaching is running my Family Yoga Workshop. I love to see parents and their children spending time together away from all the day-to-day craziness and simply playing and having fun through movement. It is also wonderful to hear feedback from everyone after class about how much the kids enjoyed learning yoga. Parents are often...

Finding Your Yoga

I am still buzzing from a transformative weekend workshop on hip anatomy with Lara Heimann, founder of YogaStream. Lara is a physical therapist as well as a phenomenal yoga teacher who has developed a style of yoga focused on functional anatomy and helping align our bodies to move most optimally. Optimal movement yields optimal health. When we move our bodies...

#LetsBeReal

It is ironic that the title of this first post is a hashtag given that I have a lot of mixed emotions around social media. However, there are many positives that come from our plunge into online communities and I will get to that. To begin though, let me dive into what I mean when I say LETS BE REAL. I...