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New Year. Same Badass You.

ody policing and shaming has NO space in my classes nor at the places I choose to work. As someone who has worked for many years on making sure I get to a place of physical, emotional and mental well-being, triggers of fat shaming especially do not serve me. To be able to accept the beauty that is me and the “enoughness” that is me requires that I stay grounded around people and  communities who do the same. In a city that generally does otherwise, find a space that values you as you. So friends, as you step into your new year routine, remember that you are beautiful the way you are. You are enough the way you are. You are welcome to my classes the way you are. May this year be one of authenticity, joy and grounding for us all.

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The Physical and Mental Benefits of Yoga for Golfers

Golf is a game of intricate details. Having every possible advantage can sometimes mean the difference between an eagle, a par, and a bogey. In essence, golfers want to reduce strokes as much and as often as possible. Some strictly practice their swings and putts for hours on end, while others rely on a more… Continue reading The Physical and Mental Benefits of Yoga for Golfers

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Unfearful of Death; Unfearful of Living. 

When we decided to take the hike to beautiful Preikestolen, my friends and I knew that the well placed signage and semi challenging but not impossible trail would get us up to a magical and serene vantage point. Enough research had been done.     What we didn’t know was the emotions that would be stirred… Continue reading Unfearful of Death; Unfearful of Living. 

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Unique & Unusual: Heir Island Cottage Yoga Retreat and Culinary Experience

Last week I made my way to what I thought would be a purely yogic weekend led by my California based teacher Ducky Punch on a beautiful island in Southern Ireland in the most serene of cottages, the Island Cottage. Everything about this experience was unique and unusual. Yes, I said it, unique and unusual.  Now, before these… Continue reading Unique & Unusual: Heir Island Cottage Yoga Retreat and Culinary Experience

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Ayurvedic Water Detox Recipe

So this infusion recipe I found on a FaceBook Ayurveda page has had 12 hours to sit and turn into a magic fat losing potion and I will begin taking it today for four days.  I’m wondering if anyone else has tried this. I’m definitely not buying the “flat stomach” gimmick, but can’t be bad to… Continue reading Ayurvedic Water Detox Recipe