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Thoughts As I Move Back

Earlier this month I made a difficult–and exciting!–decision to stop teaching yoga for the most part and take a full time job with UltraViolet to work on gender equity issues. As I transition, I’ve been thinking of how yoga has shaped (and … Continue reading

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Shakti Initiation

My Shakti sister Mally, created this wonderful video about our time together in Bali. Yours truly is featured at the beginning and, for better or worse, my fiance says that I really do sound like that . . . 0_O … Continue reading

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Meet Blanca!

Due to exceptional interest in the Yoga Basics Series at Center on Halsted, I decided to bring on another yoga teacher to give students more individual attention. Meet Blanca! A San Antonio native, Blanca has been practicing yoga since 2002. … Continue reading

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I was thrilled to practice with Mary and Christine the morning of their wedding this Saturday.  Partner janu sirsasana – with a heart!

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Body Positive Yoga – My Latest Yoga Crush

Apparently I am way behind the curve in discovering Amber Karnes, founder of Body Positive Yoga, a “low-pressure, judgment-free yoga for big bodies, creaky joints, and beginners.” Luckily, I’m making up for it by devouring everything she has to offer. The perception … Continue reading

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Yoga at Early to Bed

I have some GREAT news for you!  Correction! I have FOUR PIECES of GREAT news for you! Great News #1) Searah (owner of Early to Bed) and I have scheduled not ONE, but TWO yoga classes in her beautiful women-owned … Continue reading

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Support Friends of the Congo with your old mobile devices

Sometimes I do things other than teach and practice yoga (sometimes). A few month ago, I began working on a project with Friends of the Congo. If you’re unfamiliar with the challenges and on-going conflict in the Congo (I was … Continue reading

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