Yoga + Journaling on a Saturday morning

This morning's class was Kapha. Grounding, acknowledging feelings, and preparing for the upcoming full moon. ūüĆē Lately I've been irritable, not towards my baby, but towards everyone else.¬† I've gotten lost in my emotions and annoyed with how I've been mistreated.¬† Then, this morning, I made the connection to LET IT GO.¬† I realized I... Continue Reading →

Yoga Poses for Every Day

The summer days are busy with vacations, road trips, camps, family time, swimming, and work!¬† How can we manage to give time to ourselves when the days seem to get away from us?¬† And now school is beginning and activities are picking up.¬† Where does the time go and how do we make time for... Continue Reading →

Yogi diaries 6

Postpartum   Finding time to practice yoga with a 2 month old baby is hard enough.¬† Add in the facts that there are VERY few options in a small town, and I am not willing to leave my baby with anyone other than my husband, yet... There's very little asana these days. Yoga also looks... Continue Reading →

Mindful Walk

I lead a "mindful walk" weekly at the YMCA as part of my yoga teachings. ¬†This 30 minute to an hour walk has become one of my favorite times of the week. ¬†I learn so much about the community, how much the mind drifts away, and something new every single week. ¬†It's enlightening! What is... Continue Reading →

When No One Shows for Yoga

In the past few months, I have had more "no-shows" in my classes than I have had in 1.5 years teaching in Nashville. ¬†Moving to a much smaller city where people are unsure of yoga has really opened my eyes. ¬†I was prepared for fewer people in class and even getting paid less. ¬†However, I... Continue Reading →

More Than Asana

Ever since I started practicing yoga, I was very aware of this ancient practice being more than just a physical practice. ¬†I have seen firsthand in many of my students, and in myself, how we hold emotional hardships and Trauma in our body. ¬†Our body and the ability to move is directly affected from our... Continue Reading →

Why are Yoga Pants so expensive?!

The struggle is real. The cost of activewear, specifically yoga pants, is outrageous! ¬†As a yoga instructor and yogi who practices and/or teaches everyday, quality yoga pants are a must. ¬†Some days I teach power vinyasa classes, where we sweat a lot and need a change of clothing after. ¬†Other days I teach yin and... Continue Reading →

Noccalula Falls

One of the best and most beautiful areas of Gadsden is Noccalula Falls! ¬†This 90 foot tall waterfall is surrounded by gardens, majestic trees, a petting zoo, and a full park. ¬†It is quite easy to spend a whole day here! Being near to the Falls was one of the biggest draws of our new... Continue Reading →

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