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Why Retreating to the Middle of Nowhere is Good for You

July 4, 2018

I recently visited Toledo, WA, smack dab in the middle of nowhere, for the OmTara Resonance Restival where I taught Trap Vinyasa™. A grassroots wellness festival tucked away at lush Camp Singing Wind, this place offered the perfect weekend retreat! Although ‘roughing it’ isn’t new to me, I was concerned as to how the liberal aka hippie festival attendees would vibe with my gritty trap style. Upon arrival my nerves increased…

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5 Reasons Yoga & Strength Training are a Killer Combination

June 27, 2018

Stretching and exercise may not be your thing, but after treating my scoliosis a few years ago I became a firm believer that yoga and strength training are a killer combination! During my 2nd year of college I was diagnosed with scoliosis, although I didn’t start experiencing back pain until I started my first corporate job almost 4 years later. Because the nature of my work required I…

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How to Discover Sensuality in Everyday Activities

June 27, 2018

Discovering sensuality in everyday activities doesn’t have to be a mystery. When you become more self aware of your body and explore it as a sensual being you begin to have a sensory experience, 1 where the 5 senses are awakened to you, for you. When we begin to have a sensory experience with our bodies we learn its language, intuitively listening and leaning into all of our senses…

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Live Your Best Life Now!

February 28, 2018

Is it just me or do you fall into the habit of saving the best for last? Like that al dente piece of pasta drenched in the tastiest pool of creamy alfredo sauce or saving your coolest, recently purchased outfit for the “right” event to show it off at or reserving your chicest hairdo, your slayer-ist make-up, your best self for some future event, person or place! Why is…

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Trap Vinyasa is the New Yoga

February 28, 2018

Trap Vinyasa is perfect if you’re not the average yogi. That is you enjoy aged brown liquor, eat way too much candy, celebrate strippers and have a few ratchet tendencies that one might call into question if you caught me out on the wrong night. On the other hand I’m deeply committed to my spiritual practice and use the Yoga Sutras and 8 Limbs to guide me in self awareness and divine…

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Fall Yogi Style

February 28, 2018

I have come to live in this vintage duster. A true fall staple, it’s become my go-to piece whenever I’m rushing out the door to teach a class and I even find myself wearing it around the house! I scored it several years ago at an antique mall in Wenatchee with my mama. I can tell it’s hand-knit by the tightness of the weave and I’d guess it’s from…