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In & Out: Living with someone battling depression

In & Out: Living with someone battling depression

I once lived with a person who was diagnosed with depression. They also worked with self-harm, addiction, borderline personality disorder and lived a very unhealthy lifestyle. Some of those things I knew about and some I didn’t, but what I experienced left a lifelong...

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A letter to my younger self

A letter to my younger self

I was listening to a podcast a couple years ago I still think about from time to time. I believe it was Kristin Bell who was talking about therapy. She mentioned a ‘common’ exercise therapists use, which is writing your younger self a letter. I’ve been in and out of...

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You learn it as you don’t know it.

I’ve been blessed to have some amazing conversations in my profession that really flex the range of human experience. Sometimes the conversations delve into a spiritual place and sometimes more practical. This week I was talking to a client who is in the final phase...

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Simple-minded isn’t better

I unfollowed an Instagram page after only one day. What the entire page felt like. You might think, “Wow, that bad?”, no, it really wasn’t bad. I think they were aiming for a sweet simplicity of thought. The page was full of little affirmations with pretty...

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Chipping Away for a deeper practice

Chipping Away for a deeper practice

A little over 12 years ago, my husband began a transformational journey. At 30 years old, he was high risk for heart attack, heart disease and diabetes. He had regular acid reflux, so regular, he slept in a recliner to keep his head above his stomach. His lifestyle at...

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Studio Update for Omicron

Good afternoon,I hope this note finds you well and healthy. With the omicron variant out there, I felt I needed to check in with you about in person classes and make some updates to ensure everyone's safety. In order to keep everyone safe, for the time being: masks...

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Prepare for 200hr YTT with these classes

What to do to get ready for teacher training? If you are someone seriously looking to take our 200hour Yoga Teacher Training, this article is for you. I get a lot of questions from potential 200hr students about how to best prepare themselves for the program. I...

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5 Tips for Beginning a Yoga Practice

I often tell my yoga classes, if you have ever read a '10 things you need to know before stating yoga' list its all subjective to the person writing it. One day I will write an article called, '10 things you need to know about reading an article entitled 10 things you...

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Part 1: Living with Anxiety

Part 1: Living with Anxiety

Panic attacks happened, but regular anxiety? That was later. It wasn’t overnight that the fidgety restlessness would set it, it was a long honeymoon between being fine and camping out in my apartment for days at a time.

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Removing the Filters on Our Gaze: Finding Samadhi in Practice

Removing the Filters on Our Gaze: Finding Samadhi in Practice

The best definition of samadhi I’ve ever received is this: samadhi is achieved when all of our filters are removed. By that, I mean, everything that has shaped you; your education, gender, upbringing, whether you live in a rural area or urban, the color of your skin, your family relationship, if you have allergies, if you work with physical or health considerations, whether you have been sexually assaulted…and on and on

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