Real Talk Blog

  • Life’s Subjectivity “Yoga is a practice, not a philosophy. We step onto the mat to have the experience of the poses through the subjectivity of the body.” -Judith Hanson Lasater, PhD, PT Do you ever have conversations with people you don’t really know, but the conversations is  so serendipitous that you just have to sit and really think ...
  • It’s Your Process I have this thing when I travel. It’s not a thing I particularly enjoy. I work myself into a complete tizzy, starting about 2 days before I leave. Every time I travel I think to myself “I won’t become a crazy person this time.” It’s not that I am disorganized, I am not. But, every ...
  • Over Busy-ness “Life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning.”  -Virginia Woolf     Life is messy. It’s imperfect. It’s chaotic at times and then (hopefully) life feels just right, even if just for a few minutes.   October could easily be described as that for us. We started the month off flying to Indianapolis for the LoveYourBrain ...
  • Over-Busyness “Life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning.”  -Virginia Woolf   Life is messy. It’s imperfect. It’s chaotic at times and then (hopefully) life feels just right, even if just for a few minutes. October could easily be described as that for us. We started the month off flying to Indianapolis for the LoveYourBrain ...
  • Learning the Ropes “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” Coco Chanel Have you ever wanted to do something but your fear of being told no kept you from even trying? That “no” doesn’t have to come from an outside source, sometimes the fear of no comes from within. Eight years ago we crossed this ...
  • Befriending the Woman Within March is Women’s History Month and thus, I want to talk about friendship. Through the years, I have shared stories with you about learning lessons about being a woman from that hike up the mountain and the female support I found along the way, hopping in our hammock with my daughter, to attending the Peace ...
  • “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 like a human punching bag for many to throw their unkindness on me, I have ...
  • 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”.  My first thought was “I do?” I don’t picture myself as someone who has these interestingly wild, amazing experiences, ...
  • 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 wrap up another year. Closing out 2017 and preparing to welcome in 2018.  Each year, I ...
  • 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 arm and fingers and many times, my fingers went numb. Many of you who were in my ...