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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Let Me Introduce You to Meditation

“Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers.” –unknown Meditation is a great way to take care of yourself and it doesn’t require a lot of time or money. It can be done anywhere and at any time. Here are some of the […]

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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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My lupus story

I was initially diagnosed with systemic lupus when I was about 6 months pregnant with my son. For those of you who have been pregnant, you know you have a ton of blood work done consistently during your pregnancy. Well, after one […]

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New Beginnings

This blog is a step out of my comfort zone. I am somewhat private and I seldom post on social media. I have always been fascinated at those who share so much of their lives online. I have realized, that by sharing […]

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