The Positivity Charge Conference 2019

I had the pleasure of attending The Positivity Charge Conference on August 18th in Philadelphia at the Warwick Hotel. This was my very first conference as an invited “influencer” where I was given VIP status and a swag bag. YAY!! The conference […]

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Top 5 Challenges for New Yogis

I find it difficult being a “beginner” in anything. I have been on this earth for 49 years and I’ve learned a lot. I’ve even accomplished some things during my life, so to start something “new” can be quite challenging. Starting a […]

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The Impact of Lupus…

Lupus has taught me to value my health and to take care of myself.  When my lupus flared, I was stressed and overworked. I remember having the WORST class in the entire school (I am not exaggerating). I worked so hard to […]

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Why Yoga Teacher Training?

I became interested in my fitness when I was in high school. I was never a fanatic, but I constantly found myself being drawn to health and fitness. Back then, I did yoga a few times but nothing ever really stuck with me. […]

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Yoga Mat Recommendations

As a beginner, trying to find a yoga mat can be quite daunting because there are so many different brands and types of mats.  This is true even for those of us who have been practicing for a few years. So, I […]

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For those considering a yoga practice…

Every time I tell anyone I practice yoga or that I am a yoga teacher, I often hear one of three things: “I’m not flexible enough to do yoga.”  “I want to try yoga.” “I don’t like yoga.” Yoga can be done, in […]

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Self-Acceptance

I AM ENOUGH! I AM ENOUGH!  This is a mantra I find myself going back to when I am feeling vulnerable or nervous or insecure.  When I first started my yoga training, I really struggled with my “new normal”.  This meant I was […]

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Reading is Fundamental

I love to read. I have always loved reading. As a kid, I would read chapter books in a day. Back then Judy Blume was my favorite author and I could never get enough of her books. Reading is a great self-care […]

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New Yogi FAQs…

Where can I take a yoga class? Google “yoga studios” near you and check their website Read about the types of classes they offer. Check their schedule and pricing. If you have questions, call them and ask. What should I bring with […]

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What is lupus?

Lupus (SLE or systemic lupus erythematosus) is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body and there is no cure for it. The simplest way to think of it is your immune system attacks the body. Lupus can […]

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