Sthira Sukham Method

The business of yoga is interesting, to say the least. I’m just going to start this post by being super up front about something – it is really strange to brand yourself as a yoga teacher. For a long time I felt conflicted and fought against the idea of promoting myself as anything special or different than any other teacher. But

Read More

Chicken-less Noodle Soup

Everyone LOVES chicken noodle soup! If it’s cold, if you’re sick, if you feel fine and even if it’s a perfect temperature – because chicken noodle soup is amazing! But what if you don’t eat meat? No worries, my veggie-loving friends! I present to you: Chicken-less Noodle Soup! Here’s the silly part…I had to cook it in a wok.

Read More

Anxiously Grateful for Discomfort

I’m sure you’ve figured this out by now, but I’m a yoga teacher. There is often an image tied to this profession of a supremely peaceful spirit being illuminated through a perfectly yoga-toned body. And although I think teachers all over are breaking barriers about body image (yay us!), the idea of that serene spirit is still connected to the

Read More

Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLLFP-3qTkI[/embedyt] When you meet someone, they usually want to know what you do for work. There is generally a polite conversation briefly covering the topic and then you move on. For me, it usually goes a little something like this: “What do you do for work?” “I’m a yoga teacher.” “Cool! What else do you do?” “That’s it. I

Read More