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a real sign of progress is when we no longer punish ourselves for our imperfections – yung pueblo The dream job that went with another candidate. The boss who let you go. The submission after submission that never got published. The rejection letters. The cut from the team. The callback that never happened. The denial […]

Inversions are some of the most sought after poses in the yoga practice. But, for many of us, they are also the most frustrating. Oftentimes our own fear of going upside down overshadows other essential elements of what it takes to balance. Did you know that strong core muscles are essential for balancing in inversions? […]

It seems like only yesterday you were basking under a hot summer sun after jumping in a lake on the countryside. Or sipping a mocktail at the newest hotspot downtown on a warm August night. Time slowed down. You felt relaxed. Now, here you are. The temperature has dropped several degrees. Your bikini is stored […]

We’re counting down the minutes to Wanderlust O’ahu. This Pacific-kissed festival is a salt-and-pineapple-flavored oasis of yoga, music, art, and inspiration, all nestled in the heart of the Hawaiian North Shore. It’s an ideal way to spend a long weekend—especially if you need a break from your winter routine. (Did we mention O’ahu is Feb. […]

It’s that time of year again, the weather cools down, the leaves change color, and the holiday gathering invites start flooding in. Sounds like fun, right? Well, maybe if it didn’t come with so much holiday stress. For many of us, the holiday season brings on stress and anxiety about all the commitments and to-do […]

What comes to mind when you think of the benefits of yoga? How do you define this spiritual practice? As a yoga instructor, I often describe yoga as an inward pursuit of aligning the body, mind and spirit – connecting with your inner being and surrendering to the moment. I also note the health and […]

Yoga videos on Youtube. Whatever aspect of yoga you’re searching inspiration for, YouTube is a great resource to turn to. Its content is free and accessible from anywhere. From complete classes, to tips on how to perform a specific asana, to guided meditations, to insights into the yogic philosophy, or playlist to go along your […]