Even though as a yoga teacher I am here to help you in class, there are plenty of things that YOU as a student can help me with. No, I’m not asking you to sweep up after your fellow sweaty students, or to spot someone’s handstand, these are just some yoga etiquette tips… Continue reading How to Help Your Yoga Teacher
Isn’t the internet wonderful? You can find pretty much anything from clothes, to books, and even to yoga instructors. While I do prefer going to a studio for my personal yoga practices, when I don’t have the time to go or if my roads are icy (yay Utah winters!), YouTube is a great resource. It’s… Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite YouTube Yogis
As a small child, I remember wanting to be blonde like the other little girls. Partly it was because my curly hair was unruly and was painful to comb out, but it was mostly because the other girls possessed the traits that I believed to be truly beautiful. Their skin was fair, their hair was… Continue reading Being Okay with How I Look
Addiction is when you actively and obsessively seek out drugs, alcohol, or other stimulants or depressants. Whether they took opioids after a surgery or they’ve been drinking a lot more often after the death of a loved one, whenever I’ve spoken to those who suffer from addictions, they are often trying to cover up… Continue reading Addiction Recovery and Yoga
In the past few weeks, I’ve been struggling to get to any yoga classes. Usually, I attend early morning sessions because they’re the most convenient for me and they are the most beneficial for my body. Some of the great things about yoga, can sometimes actually really suck. Having to face your emotions and your… Continue reading Sometimes Yoga Sucks
Whenever I teach a yoga class, I always remind my students that they can, and should, go into Child’s Pose or another restful posture if ever they feel like the practice is too intense for them and they need a moment of reprieve. In spite of my urging, students will still approach me after class… Continue reading Don’t Apologise When Going Into Child’s Pose
For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a drawn towards rose quartz, heart opening practices, rose water, and the colors of shell pink and emerald green. I have been wondering if my heart chakra needed attention, and it was confirmed when I received a massage from the lovely Tara.