YOUR BALCONY PEOPLE

Two weeks ago, I had the true pleasure of spending 5 days of intensive writing and training with these amazing women: Sylvie, Kathleen, Regina, Jodi, (Kasha – Suzanne’s mom and our yummy snack provider), Katie, Dulcie, Suzanne and Minton! (Plus Jeff, our amazing photographer and memory maker!) These beautiful women are not only fierce and […]

GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

I was hanging out with a few friends and we got to talking about our goals and dreams. We each shared what we hoped to create over the next few years. Part of my vision included: finish writing my book and getting it published, teaching more workshops, creating a Yoga & Writing retreat, offering more […]

YOUR SPIRITUAL TEAM

When I first saw this picture of Jesus and all the Angels, I remember experiencing a feeling of calm and peace immediately wash over me. I sat and looked at it for a long time. I took in the warm colors and the quiet, powerful energy of this holy, mighty tribe poised and ready to […]

A LEAP OF FAITH

It’s been almost a year and a half since I let go of my large space that was the home base for Quest Yoga. At the time, I’d been running Quest as a traditional studio for 10 years and I had a community of people that I deeply adored. I was happy teaching yoga, leading […]

HAPPY 11th ANNIVERSARY

I still remember so clearly the day I graduated from my Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training back in March of 2001. I’d already been subbing some yoga classes at a gym I’d been working at as a personal trainer but now I could officially say – I was a yoga teacher. I was giddy with excitement […]

QUIET STILLNESS OF KNOWING

So everyday I am surrounded by the beautiful crying forth of the ideas of God. One of which is you. ~ Mary Oliver Each day you’re given a chance to consciously connect with the Divine. Take some time to be in the quiet stillness of knowing. Listen deeply – be open and receptive to what’s […]

ARE YOU A YOGA POSER?

I was at a funeral recently. It was a beautiful service where so many people gathered together to celebrate and honor the life of a remarkable woman. As members of her family and friends got up to speak about her, they all echoed similar sentiments. That she was incredibly kind and selfless. She was always […]

TO HAVE COURAGE FOR WHATEVER COMES IN LIFE – EVERYTHING LIES IN THAT. ~ St. Teresa of Avila

Can I just tell you how much I absolutely LOVE this quote?! I was first introduced to it by my meditation teacher Eknath Easwaran. When I read it – it went through my eyes, into my mind and then dropped straight into my heart. What echoed back was a resounding YES! It reminds me of what […]