Ask a Yogini: Why Practice Yoga Inversions?

Why practice inversions

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s time to Ask a Yogini. Each month, I’ll answer a question about yoga – anything that you’re curious about. Chances are, if you have the question, someone else does too! Disclaimer: While I am a certified yoga instructor, I am not your yoga instructor. Please […]

Transitions

Warrior II

{Sharing a little more about what the first quarter of this year has been for me.} I can feel the first bead of sweat gathering between my eyes, sending a prickly sensation throughout my body. It’s like the annoying buzz of a mosquito by your ear – the one that you try to ignore but […]

Reebok True Studio Slipper Review

reebok studio slipper review

The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Reebok. If you know me, you know that I spend a lot of time practicing yoga, whether at home or in the studio. That means a lot of yoga pants and tops. Why not add shoes to the mix? Recently, I had the opportunity […]

Yoga for Runners – Part 3

yoga for runners part 3

My preparations for the NYC Half this weekend have obviously involved a lot of running. But it’s also involved strength training and yoga. Yoga has been a key part of my routine – helping to both lengthen and strengthen my muscles. While I swear that I write about more than just yoga, I want to share some […]

Ask a Yogini: Should I Use Yoga Props?

Should I Use Yoga Props

Once someone finds out that I practice yoga, they often ask me questions. Sometimes a lot of questions and that’s part of the reason that I wanted to become a yoga teacher in the first place – so that I could share knowledge from an informed perspective. So, I have an idea for a new […]

Click. Snap.

Dancers pose

Over the weekend, I finally watched the two episodes of Yoga Sutra Now that I taped for Veria Living TV over a year ago. Back in the fall of 2012, I was about six months post-knee surgery and I was just returning to my yoga practice. Little did I know then that yoga would play such […]

Falling with Grace

hope is an anchor for the soul

Usually, when I get on my mat to practice yoga, my world shrinks down to those four corners and everything that lies between. It’s like tunnel vision. Everything else falls away and my focus settles on me, my breath and my body. It’s taken me a long time but I’m no longer self-conscious in class, […]

Time for another Pin It Party!

pin it party

My friend Lindsay from the Lean Green Bean is hosting another Pin It Party where we share some of our favorite posts that we’d love to see on Pinterest. {Are you following me? I hope you are!} Won’t you join? Here are the 5 posts that I’d love to see on Pinterest! 6 Ways to Fit Yoga into […]