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“I Thought Your Life Was Perfect!”

The past 2 months have been excruciatingly hard.  I’ve been on the receiving end of crap being flung at me  from multiple sources and I finally buckled under the pressure of trying to maintain my strength.  As a result of feeling

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Coming Full Circle & Owning It!

“Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another”-Toni Morrison (Beloved)   Coming Full Circle & Owning It!   I recently had a friend text me and tell me that I have the “most interesting adventures”. 

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A Teaching Philosphy

“Teaching yoga is about accepting the student for where they are at when they walk in the door and providing a supportive environment for them to explore their practice and grow at their own pace.” – Wendy We are getting ready to

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Gratitude Towards our Bodies

“Iswara Pranidhana: wholehearted dedication to the Divine Light in all.”  -Nischala Joy Devi October was kinda a crappy month for me physically.  I’ve been in an insane amount of pain radiating down my arm complete with muscle spasms in my

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Getting Dizzy in our Tizzy

“Chitta Vikshepa, – ‘distraction of the mind.’ No matter how wise we are or how committed to our practice, if we are ill, drowning in inertia, or struggling with doubt, carelessness, and sloth, we have no way of preventing our

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Yoga & PTSD

“Any fool can be fussy and rid himself of energy all over the place, but he has to have something in him before he can settle down to do nothing.” ~J.B. Priestley I initially started doing yoga 14 years ago

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My Yoga Therapy

I was first introduced to yoga by my mother when she was 22 year old.  I was 4 ½ years old. I suspect my mother had no idea what yoga was all about or that she was introducing me to

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OMing My Fierceness

June was a huge month of growth for me.  Much to my surprise, several months ago I was selected to present at the International Yoga Therapist Conference, in California.  My topic? Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and Yoga Therapy.

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Life Is Swell

“A person with a settled mind is like an ocean. Countless rivers and streams pour their waters into the ocean, yet it is never overwhelmed.” -Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD I had a student yesterday comment that I am the busiest

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Finding Balance

Greetings from the Himalayan Institute!  I am bursting at the seams with excitement to be here for my final advanced training class. I have reconnected with friends I haven’t seen in a few months, I am getting to practice with

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