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

Perfection is Overrated

Hello, lovelies! This week was BUSY, but full of lots of good things. We get the awesome chance to celebrate Thanksgiving twice this year. Yesterday, we had Thanksgiving with my side of the family, then later this week we'll travel to spend actual Thanksgiving with his side of the family. Lots of good times and … Continue reading Perfection is Overrated

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

Embracing Being Introverted

Hello, lovelies! I hope you all have had a great first week of November. It is finally starting to feel like fall here in Texas - I even busted out my boots and leather jacket for the first time this season! (Hey, we have to get excited about those small things, right?!) I can't believe … Continue reading Embracing Being Introverted

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

Depression: Breathing

Hello, lovelies! Several weeks ago, I started a small series on depression. I got a little sidetracked, with moving and starting a new job, but I'm coming back around to this series now! A few posts back, I discussed how yoga helps with depression. I've been reading a wonderful book about yoga and depression by … Continue reading Depression: Breathing

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

Depression: How Does Yoga Help?

Hello, lovelies! Last week, I wrote about what depression is and some stats that go along with that. I've been reading the book Yoga for Depression by Amy Weintraub lately to go along with these posts, because honestly, I wasn't quite sure where to go from here. It's hard to say what works and doesn't … Continue reading Depression: How Does Yoga Help?