Restore your Energy with these 3 Yoga Poses

Restore your Energy with these 3 Yoga Poses

The holidays are upon us!  And whether or not you enjoy winter sports or cherish these night snuggling in, our bodies are shifting gears to adjust to the change in temperature and climate.  Oftentimes we find ourselves fighting colds or flus that circulate around with weakened immune systems.  These poses are universally great to restoring…

Jamaican Me Vegan Bowl

Jamaican Me Vegan Bowl

This is a super healthy and delicious meal for all you healthy vegans out there!  I love the combination of flavors highlighted from cooking all the ingredients in coconut oil and topping off with a little bit of spice! What you will need.. 2 Very ripe plantains – The riper the better Coconut oil 1…

Why a Yoga Retreat

Why a Yoga Retreat

A Yoga Retreat offers you the opportunity to get away to a beautiful destination with other like-minded people for a week long immersion into your practice.  As someone who loves to travel, I cannot think of a better way to getaway! Here are few reasons to consider splurging on that upcoming vacation you’re dying to…

Why I Love Tiny Devotions

Why I Love Tiny Devotions

What is a mala bead? A mala bead is a prayer bead. Mala beads have been around for centuries in Hindu and Buddhist religions and now, with the blossoming of Yoga, in the west we are starting to learn about their sacred, inherent qualities. I didn’t wear mala beads when I first started practicing yoga….

Why Yoga?

Why Yoga?

Why Yoga? “Yoga” has been defined in many ways.  One of the most common definitions is “ to yoke”, or bring into union.  The Yoga Sutras define “Yoga” as chitta vritti nidrodha, or stilling of the fluctuations of the mind.  Yoga was founded thousands of years ago.  To my understanding, the term was first used…

10 Tips for New Yoga Teachers

10 Tips for New Yoga Teachers

It’s been just about a year since I began this journey of becoming a full time yoga teacher.  And I say becoming because it’s a process, not something that happens overnight, but rather a journey that takes time, education, patience, introspection and whole lot of courage. While it may look glamorous to teach yoga all…

Seek Retreat

Seek Retreat

Seek retreat is THE place for the yoga community to come together to dream, meet, and manifest the perfect retreat experiences. A reliable website for all of the best yoga retreats around the world, I feel honored to represent them as a featured instructor and ambassador. They promote high quality retreats and provide recommendations for…

SNEAKERS TO SAVASANA: YOGA FOR RUNNERS WITH ALI OWENS OF UDAYA

Featured on The Chalkboard Mag WHAT’S NOT to love about Udaya.com? Between the stunning visuals and the stellar classes, we’re totally hooked on this game-changing hub of all things yogic. World-class teachers and top-notch production come together in this easy-access home alternative to getting up and driving to your favorite studio. Not only does their…

Why Home Practicing is the Most Challenging

DEVELOPING A HOME PRACTICE There are so many days when I just cannot make it to a public class. When I first starting practicing Yoga, I loved the experience of attending a group class. I loved walking into a studio, unrolling my mat, and feeling fully committed to my practice. It was a safe space…