Ways Yoga Teacher Training Infiltrated My Life

I began my own yoga journey about 12 years ago–when the only CorePower’s were Grant Street and Park Meadows. It wasn’t until this last summer that I felt the timing right to commit to yoga teacher training, and now being six months post-training, I’m already noticing the amazing ways yoga has infiltrated my life: Directives […]

Mantras to Get Yourself in the Gym

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, cookie exchanges, and lots of overeating, and brainstorms about New Years’ Resolutions. If you are fighting yourself to get to the gym, on your yoga mat, or your SoulCycle/Zumba/weights class, here are some mantras that might improve your retention rate: My body will feel less achey: It seems a little […]

7 Ways to Lead with Love

7. Tell people how you feel about them: For some reason, we hold compliments sacred, as if by giving out too many, we will somehow exhaust our resources and we will suck away at the amount of compliments available to us, and so we just don’t share them. It’s like the supply of velvet Elvis paintings–only […]

Doin’ The Yoga Thing

Today marks my 60th class in my yoga teacher training. While there is a year deadline to complete all 60 classes, I wanted to witness what it was like to do the yoga thing, live the yoga life, so I committed my schedule with all things yoga, to see what doing the yoga thing would […]

Celebrate Girlfriends: Perceptions of the Body

As a general rule of thumb, I never comment on girl’s bodies, especially when I notice significant changes, unless I know for certain these changes have been made in a healthy way. My sister, for example, just lost 30 pounds. I can comment on her change, because I watched her eat and work out in […]

The Meaning of Life: Suffering

All these philosophers, such as Derrida and Foucault and Confucius, spent their entire lives trying to figure out what “the meaning of life” is. Well, folks, at 24 years old, I think I figured out what it is: the meaning of life is about suffering. As humans, we constantly suffer in every aspect of our […]