Since a young girl, I was obsessed with the idea of perfection. On Sundays, I made sure to scrub extra well in those nooks and crannies when I bathed, I exercised (like any child of the 80’s) by roller skating around my backyard and I dabbled in the arts by singing and dancing in my… Continue reading Why perfect people don’t make good yoga teachers
If I were to describe the difference between yoga and Pilates, I would say that they are like two fraternal twins. They are cut from the same cloth but different in looks and in their individuality. At the beginning of this year, I decided to embark on a new journey, BASI Pilates Teacher training. I… Continue reading Yoga vs Pilates
Learning a new language has a tendency to reveal patterns otherwise hidden in your normal vernacular. My husband and I just returned from our honeymoon in Portugal and I can say, as with most travel I have done, I was pleasantly impacted by the experience. Before leaving for Portugal, it was an important gesture to… Continue reading Obrigada
Today officially marks my 10 year anniversary of teaching yoga! Reflecting on my journey as a yoga student and yoga teacher, it’s mind-blowing to think of where I started and how I have grown to where I am today. I received my teaching certification from Cloud Nine Yoga from Erika Faith Calig (then Hattingh) from… Continue reading 10 Year Anniversary of Sharing Yoga
Oh, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season! The last two weeks wrapping up this year have come in a hurry and they will go just as quickly. So I thought I would provide some helpful tricks for staying present and delightfully chilled out this festive season: Take a restorative yoga class or do… Continue reading Holidays filled with presence!
Last weekend, my best friend and I spent the weekend together. It was exactly what I needed. We have been best friends since we were in high school together and the friendship has always been that – exactly what I needed. Reflection on the weekend and how fulfilling it was got me thinking about friendships,… Continue reading Friendship
STOP what you are doing. Grab a piece of paper and pen. It can be the back of a receipt, a scratch piece of paper or whatever you can write on. Write the first things that come to mind with the question:What are 3 things/people you are grateful for? Go ahead. Keep writing. If you are… Continue reading Make yourself immediately happy!
I’m stuck. I have opened my big mouth and now I’m stuck. I even signed a contract backing up my big mouth. I told the powers that be that I could write a yoga textbook and now that it comes time to write – I’m stuck. What’s my hiccup? The word “enough”. When researching other similar… Continue reading Enough