A Whole Month of Yoga: Reflections

Hello, lovelies! As you know, I am about to embark on the journey of yoga teacher training. It starts in 19 days! I'm feeling like I'm not adequate. That my yoga isn't "advanced" enough. That I'll be the "worst" yogi there. My yoga teacher assures me that these fears and worries are normal; that these … Continue reading A Whole Month of Yoga: Reflections

Moon Salutations: Chandra Namaskara

Hello, lovelies! I have been going to an evening candlelight yoga class pretty consistently every Tuesday. I look forward to it throughout my busy days, and it is a nice way to buffer the beginning and end of the week. It sets my intentions for my week and allows me to feel refreshed. Last night … Continue reading Moon Salutations: Chandra Namaskara

Yoga Challenge: 10 Minutes A Day

Hello, lovelies! After my post last week about Yoga Teacher Training, I received some really thoughtful and encouraging comments. The yoga community I'm connecting with online has been so beautifully connected to my growth, and I take every inspiring word that is said to me to heart. Some of your thoughts on my post about … Continue reading Yoga Challenge: 10 Minutes A Day

Am I Ready for YTT?

Hello, lovelies! One month of 2016 is already over. How are those new year resolutions working out? One of my goals for the year is to complete (or at least start) a 200 hour yoga teacher training. I don't want to apply to a training until my LPC Intern hours are turned in, but now … Continue reading Am I Ready for YTT?

Asanas: Why I Love Camatkarasana

Hello, lovelies! Today I will be writing a short post breaking down an asana I love. I've done this in the past with tree pose and with legs up on the wall.┬áHonestly, writing about an asana seems to be something I do for the blog when I'm crunched for time. I focused a lot of … Continue reading Asanas: Why I Love Camatkarasana

Yoga for Back Pain: A Sequence

Hello, lovelies! It's been an emotional past two days all around the world. Hearing about Paris really evoked a lot of sadness and pain in me. If you are in France, have family or friends that were affected, or are just a concerned individual for our world, I hope you are doing well. It's tragedies … Continue reading Yoga for Back Pain: A Sequence

Depression: A Yoga Sequence

Hello, lovelies! Today on the blog I will be sharing a yoga sequence I designed to help alleviate some symptoms of depression. I hope you'll use this sequence as a base for your practice or as your main flow when feeling a little blue. My purpose when making this sequence was to provide as much … Continue reading Depression: A Yoga Sequence

Depression: Asanas That Can Help

Hello, lovelies! I hope your week has been fantastic. The weather is finally starting to cool off here in Texas, and I am lovin' it! My allergies have been a disaster, though, so if you know any good remedies for seasonal allergies, please let me know in the comments below! I'm open to new things … Continue reading Depression: Asanas That Can Help

Asanas: Why I Love Viparita Karani

Hello, lovelies! Phew, what a crazy past few weeks I have had! The past two weeks have included me driving back and forth (four hours one way, with a puppy and once with a puppy and cat) between our new apartment and our current house. It's included me closing up counseling with my clients at … Continue reading Asanas: Why I Love Viparita Karani

Plant A Tree Pose

Hello, lovelies!  First of all, I want to apologize for not posting a blog last Sunday. We had just gotten back to our house after our vacation and I really just wanted to snuggle my pup and my kitty and lay down in my own bed. So, that's precisely what I did.  We had a … Continue reading Plant A Tree Pose