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5 secrets to growing your yoga class sizes

By |January 20th, 2016|

Here’s the deal: your class sizes are not determined by whether you’re a great yoga teacher or not.

Is that a relief or what?


Although as yoga teachers we know that it doesn’t matter how many students are in class but how much each students gains from their experience that matters most...
our paychecks are often directly impacted [...]

truth. be. told.

By |January 19th, 2016|


My truth.

Your Truth.

The Truth.

I realized the other day while rehashing a memory with a friend that our “truths” about what happened were not the same.

It could be that one of us has a better memory or pays closer attention, but there is something greater at play happening here.

As the science of the human being becomes [...]

Manifesting the perfect man

By |December 10th, 2015|

One of the radical truths I’ve learned through my years as a happiness coach, spiritual teacher and student is that our intimate relationships are often the most challenging to manifest and maintain.


When we are fortunate to fall in love with someone, we are put into a place of vulnerability that can be extremely uncomfortable. If [...]

your boredom isn’t serving you or the world

By |November 25th, 2015|

So I had that boredom moment, you know the one where life seems perfectly okay and everything is in its place and looks like you should be super happy but in just one flash you feel like you want to shout… “I’m so bored!”

It’s amazing that everything can be good and still not good enough. [...]


By |October 27th, 2015|

Set yourself up. Settle into your seat. Relax. Breathe. Forgive...

In the past few weeks I've been working on the act of forgiveness. I meditate each morning and welcome any un-forgiven people or situations to enter into my mind. Then I move through my own process of releasing any stored anger, resentment, or pain.
It's been interesting [...]


By |October 7th, 2015|

Ahimsa! Ahhhh-heeeem-saw - a Sanskrit word that translates to "non-violence".
Ahimsa is one of the yamas from Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. A yama is a spiritual law for guidance on how to treat others. It's the practice of yoga from through our behaviors off the mat.
Ahimsa has been in the front of my mind throughout the past [...]

1 change to my routine that changed me this summer

By |September 30th, 2015|

I've been spending a lot of time in my garden this summer.  My favorite part of my morning routine has become walking out my patio door to search for hidden vegetable-treasures.


I massage my bare feet into dewy blades of grass on a journey to my garden for fresh kale and chard to mix into my [...]

how to turn stress into success in 4 simple steps

By |September 30th, 2015|

About a week ago I had a meeting with a television station manager. This meeting would determine if my upcoming TV series would be filmed with them or not.  Given stakes as high as these, I understandably felt nervous.


While sitting in my car rehearsing my pitch, butterflies fluttered around in my stomach. I had a [...]

4 ways your home décor is causing you chaos

By |September 30th, 2015|

Guess what? For the last couple of months I have been spending my free time studying to become a home décor expert for a national television network! How cool?!
Seems crazy, but my background in the spiritual sciences of meditation and yoga have translated well into my passion for creating a beautiful home that people love [...]

#ProofofAbundance Inspiration Page

By |April 27th, 2015|