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The Transience of Autumn

“It is when we are in transition that we are most completely alive.” -William Bridges Fall is such a powerful reminder of transience of all things. For those of us who thrive in the warmth and light of summer there is a twinge of heartache comes with the arrival of shorter days and cooler weather.…
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Why Being Spiritual Does not Mean Being Perfect

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.”  -Friedrich Nietzsche Yoga is a path of self-reflection and self-exploration, not self-perfection. I’ve thought a lot about the discipline that comes with living a life based on spiritual principles, and how easy it is to fall into the trap of perfectionism.  We might…
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The Power of Sound + Touch

We all know how sound can alter our consciousness. Think of how you feel when you hear a melody of birds chirping versus a loud siren passing by.  Or, the sound of waves in the ocean versus  a baby screeching. Sound carries vibration and it affects the space that we are in by emitting soundwaves into the…
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Timing is Everything

Happy Spring, friends! Welcome to my first ever newsletter. I know – what took me so long?  I’ve realized more and more over the past year that everything in life is about timing. If we want something to happen we can have all the information, all the talent, all the environmental factors in place but if…
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The 7 Chakras & How to Balance Them

Check out this simple guide to the 7 chakras that I contributed to for Nutritious Life! 1. The Root Chakra (Muladhara) The first chakra is all about physical and emotional survival needs and our sense of stability and groundedness, Platt-Finger says. It exists at the base of the spine (hence the name) and is connected…
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Chakras 101: Aligning With the Inner and Outer Universe 

The chakras are vortices of energy that run along our spine, and can actually be identified as the headquarters of each element that exists in our bodies: earth, water, fire, air, and space. You may have heard the chakras being referenced in a yoga class or in social media but not have a full understanding…
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I’m a Satya Soul Sister!

I have always been drawn to gem stones, ever  since I was a small child. I used to gravitate towards crystals whenever I saw them, not knowing the power that they held.  As an energy worker, I use gem stones and yantra (shapes) to expand or elevate my consciousness. Smoky Topaz and Onyx to ground me. I…
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The Business of Yoga

The business of yoga is an ever complex, delicate balance of marketing, finances, community, and messaging. Read my interview with Yoga Journal here on my thoughts and insights on what makes a successful yoga teacher and yoga business.   “The more you can crystalize your intention of what you want to create for yourself, the…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Dharma

The Law of Dharma says that everyone has a dharma, or purpose in life. By expressing our unique talents and using them to serve others, we will experience unlimited love, abundance, and true fulfillment in our lives. Ankle to Knee Pose: The Law of Dharma The Law of Dharma is about celebrating our own unique…
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