Mental Health & Yoga – What’s New?

Today is an extra special day that is close to my heart. Not only is it #WorldMentalHealthDay but my 1-year anniversary of “officially” beginning my passion – teaching yoga! Over the past several years, I had times I was ritually practicing and in turn, conquered milestones I didn’t know were possible. I also have days that […]

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The Importance of Proper Alignment

Last night I was going through my photos to find something to inspire people to get on their mats and I come across these: I always talk about the emotional benefits of yoga – even how each pose affects them. But it’s also always important to be aware of how you’re moving your body because […]

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Life Theme: Find Your Spark

  As I have mentioned before, I choose a theme for my yoga classes every month. I always pick something that resonates with me and that I might be working on personally or have struggled with in the past. The class in particular that I teach has the same flow every time. I could easily […]

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“I Don’t Need Therapy”

The stigma behind therapy and only needing it when you have been through something traumatic is something that really weighs on my heart. Therapy is often seen as a tool to use when you are “broken” and need to be “fixed.” First off, let me point out that we’re all “broken.” No one is perfect. […]

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Letting Go

March theme: Letting Go 😌 I pick a new “theme” for yoga every month. I try to make it broad enough to resonate with my students, but still is something I am working on personally (so that my authenticity and truth can always shine through. 🌞) I am attempting to practice letting go – letting […]

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Slow Down & Stay Awhile

In my last post, I explained HSP and how I recently realized how I am easily overwhelmed when it comes to sensory processing. Since I found out about this, I try to be hyper-aware and selective with my time. I attempt to choose the events where I know I will overexpose myself and need extra […]

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Never Be Done

Originally posted on Yoga Mom:
Raw. Vulnerable. Exposed. Strong. Confident. At ease. Grief, then joy. Exhaustion, then motivation. Emptiness, then fulfillment. For so long I thought the goal was never-ending bliss. Then I grew up (a little). Now I see that to be fully human means to experience the full range of human emotions. Each…

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