Can you feel THAT? Trust your guts and GO.

The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. – Dan Stevens I always think of this time of year as having such a sense of balance, feeling the pulse of nature spilling into my psyche. As Spring turns to Summer and the days and nights are of equal length, we come out of the darkness and chill of winter into an emerging state – the expansiveness of Spring.  We organically tip toe through waves of cool, […]


I’ve felt a bit ashamed of this over the years.  A self-proclaimed “gray area girl” with a perceived lack of conviction around various topics.  I feel one way, then I hear argument for the other side and easily find myself swayed toward an understanding of that viewpoint.   This quote-unquote inability to take a stance, to offer hard-and-fast opinion, to BE black and white has often felt like a personal flaw, as I grew up surrounded by the powerful opinions of my dad, my brother and others in my family.  Strong and unapologetic […]

Change is in the air…

Spring recently folded right into a smokin’ hot summer! Mercury moved out of retrograde. Thank God! Honestly, I don’t even really understand this whole phenomenon but, when things go haywire Mercury is usually to blame! The 4th group of Elevate Yoga Trainings teachers graduated on May 17th.  It was once again a joy-filled, heart-centered, life-changing experience. Take a few minutes to watch this VIDEO created by Cassie Goodluck!  Hear from the recent grads… Working with yoga teachers to overcome fears, to challenge self-limiting beliefs, to inspire action, develop skills and build confidence is truly a passion of mine that continues to […]

Two Wolves

Two Wolves An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you – and inside […]

7 Things Nobody Told You About Building A Yoga Business

7 Things Nobody Told You About Building A Yoga Business   If you’re anything like Michael and I, you started a yoga practice to reduce stress, reconnect with yourself, or maybe even tone up a little bit. But somewhere between your first down-dog and mastering side crow, a transformation started to take place. Suddenly, your new passion for yoga became all you could think about and the next thing you knew, you were enrolled in a teacher training program. This seems to be how many yoga teachers get started. And then […]

Let the beauty of what you love, be what you do…

Living Yoga’s 5th Annual Yogathon is officially kicking off NOW! But, fundraising efforts have already begun. And, Team ELEVATE is leading the charge (at the moment!) having raised $1,620. The Muddy Lotuses are in close second with a total raised of $1,390. And, our amazing team member, my dear friend and Living Yoga board member, Kelly Blunt, is the top individual fundraiser! Goooooo, Kelly! PLEASE join our efforts by donating or by JOINING OUR TEAM. We would love to have you raising money right along side us and it’s so […]