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My #metoo Story
Sep 30, 2018

My #metoo Story


So, here goes. Exhale.

Becoming
Dec 18, 2017

Becoming


Cheers to a new year. In all its complexities and darkness, may we find the light. Truth and love always prevail.

#metoo
Nov 17, 2017

#metoo


THIS is the reason I teach yoga. This is the reason why I train teachers to teach with a trauma-informed perspective and understand how trauma lives in the body. So that those who have experienced oppression and trauma have tools and those that have the capacity and the privilege to disrupt the systems of oppression can do so effectively.

Is the Empowered Yoga Teacher Training right for you?
Mar 30, 2016

Is the Empowered Yoga Teacher Training right for you?


There are so many different 200 hour yoga teacher trainings to choose from. How do you know which one to choose?

My Birth Story
Nov 5, 2015

My Birth Story


Getting pregnant and then giving birth was scary because of the lack of control I would have. I am not sure there is a place where I have ever been more vulnerable than the day I gave birth to my sweet Luisa. When I started feeling contractions I was so afraid. I was only 33 weeks pregnant and up in the mountains with my partner for a little babymoon. My biggest fear was that there was something wrong with her. After two miscarriages I was hypersensitive to anything that didn’t seem ‘normal’.

Prenatal Postures to Relieve Physical Ailments
Oct 19, 2015

Prenatal Postures to Relieve Physical Ailments


I have compiled a list of postures that are especially beneficial during pregnancy. Of, course there are many other postures that may feel good, these are just a few that I found to be helpful in relieving the common ailments during my own pregnancy.

Postures to Avoid During Pregnancy
Sep 28, 2015

Postures to Avoid During Pregnancy


A common question from those who have just found out they are pregnant is, “Do I need to change how I practice when I find out I am pregnant?” The answer is 100% up to you, your doctor or midwife, and your body. But, those of us who have training in prenatal yoga would say definitely yes.

My yoga during pregnancy
Sep 26, 2015

My yoga during pregnancy


Participating in a prenatal yoga class brought something that being in a regular public class couldn’t. A sense of ease that the instructor knew how to keep me safe as I moved through the postures and that the sequence she created was safe for the pregnant body. There was 100% permission and encouragement to truly listen to my body and absolutely no pressure to try to move into any asana that didn’t feel right for my body in that moment. It is also a special space for mamas to connect with one another and share their experiences.

10 Reasons to Join the Empowered Yoga Teacher Training™ (even if you do not intend to teach)
Sep 8, 2014

10 Reasons to Join the Empowered Yoga Teacher Training™ (even if you do not intend to teach)


Not everyone who attends at 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training intends on teaching yoga. Here are some of the benefits of this unique 200 Hour Empowered Yoga teacher training for those who aren’t sure they actually want to teach yoga:

50 Years Later
Aug 28, 2013

50 Years Later


So, on this anniversary of one of the largest displays of collective and conscious activism our nation has ever seen I reflect on how I might be able to contribute to the happiness and freedom for all. It is time to speak up for freedom and justice for all. Consider how your thoughts, words, and actions contribute to Dr. King’s dream

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