3 Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

When I was younger and living in NYC in my early twenties, I thought sleep was for suckers. Maybe that’s not quite accurate. I just didn’t think sleep was particularly important. What [...]


Postpartum Yoga for Low Back Relief

After giving birth for the first time, my body took time to heal. (That picture above is me with teeny tiny 2 weeks old baby Milly). Growing a human inside my body and then pushing her out into [...]


How to Get Progressively Stronger in Chaturanga

I can’t say I’ve always been a fan of chaturanga. For a long time, I did it as a part of my vinyasa practice without giving it much thought other than, I want to get through this [...]


Why I Hate Mother’s Day

I have a confession to make. I hate Mother’s Day. I’ve never liked it.  I feel a little guilty saying this, only because my own mother loves Mother’s Day. So every time I say [...]


40 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 40 Years

Today is my 40th birthday or as someone suggested, I’ve achieved the 40th level in my life, which sounds infinitely cooler. These are some of the big ands small life lessons I’ve [...]


5 Essential Exercises to do with Weights

The first time I lifted weights, I was in college. I was working out at New York Sports Club, using their treadmills and elliptical machines, primarily. While I was waiting for the cardio [...]


Why I Love Teaching Yoga Online

5 years ago, my husband decided to join the Air Force. This had never been a part of my plan. We had 1 kid and another ready to make his entrance within days or weeks….we weren’t [...]


When things don’t go as planned

I had big plans for this week, but then my kids got sick. It’s just an average late-winter cold, but everything feels a little extra scary during covid times. When toddlers get sick, [...]


You might be a yoga mom

How do you know you’re a yoga mom? You might be a yoga mom, if you step on legos when you lunge. Your yoga mat might be littered with cars, crumbs, or glitter if you’re a yoga mom. In fact, you [...]


The Democracy of Habit Change

Everything new begins with hope and with an idea of how to create change. I think about this, as I often do with many things, in the context of yoga and movement.  Let’s say you want to fell [...]

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