Meditation was a key player in saving my life…

Meditation was a key player in saving my life…

I never thought I’d be one to want to sit down and just listen to the sound of my breath, but now here I am doing it every single day. My idea of being mindful was chain smoking cigarettes, drinking until I didn’t know my name and then wrapping that order up...
January Sucks

January Sucks

Not sure if it’s just me, but this whole “New Year, new me” thing is kinda eh. To be honest, I was one of those people excited about a new year, setting new goals, changing it up — but I got far more change than I had wanted. I launched into 2017 with a cold, a...
Sweat to Give—A Month of Giving

Sweat to Give—A Month of Giving

Hey Yoga Tribe! I wanted to share this blog post from my friends over at MoveWith. Join us for a month of giving—we’ll give $1 each time you show up and sweat in the month of December. In the spirit of the holidays, we caught up with our mission-minded Spark 2016...
We shine

We shine

In the last few days I have been reflecting on my path and journey with yoga. I’ve been able to experience some really cool things, traveled for retreats, learned how other communities grow, and taught my passion to those in different cities. When I go deeper into...
Why I yoga

Why I yoga

When I was 18 years old and living in San Diego, the concept of yoga was 100% new to me. I lived with a roommate who had been a very avid Ashtanga yoga practitioner. She invited me to go to a class and I said no the first couple of times. It wasn’t until after I was...
No time for bull$hit

No time for bull$hit

The first time I ever taught a class, I was a fucking wreck beforehand: I was anxious, insecure, and my mind raced.  When I actually taught it, my body was shaking, my voice was trembling, and I could hardly breathe. Fast forward to today (right now, actually) and...