What Is Ayurveda?

A few months ago, I attended my second Ayurveda training. Ayurveda has really become a interest of mine and I plan to keep learning about it and finding ways to implement it in my own life.However... every time I mention it to someone outside of my yoga circle, I get similar responses like these: • […]
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Flourless Pumpkin Spice Crepe-cakes

Crepe-cakes. Because it's not quite a delicate crepe, but not a fluffy pancake either.In the spirit of all things autumn, here's a healthy recipe for pumpkin spice crepe-cakes! It's also in line with a Paleo diet. Since these are flourless, expect a different consistency than normal pancakes. Instead of flour, these are thickened up with canned […]
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Year 6 As A Yoga Instructor: What I Learned

Last week, I celebrated another anniversary of teaching yoga. About this time last year, I wrote the post 3 Lessons From Teaching Yoga, so I've been reflecting over this year to see what new perspectives I've gained. I re-read my short post from last year and those three lessons of going with the flow, not expecting perfection, […]
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Drishti: What Is It and Why Is It So Important?

My mission statement is to make yoga and healthy living relatable and approachable for all. I recently had an idea to start a column on my blog where the content aims to "decode" some of the terms you hear in yoga. I've realized that the vocabulary and Sanskrit throw some people off, and since they don't know what […]
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Plank March : A Total Body Move

This exercise may just be your new go-to workout when you don't have extra time in your day. I have a love-hate relationship with it. I love it for how effective it is, but it's HARD. The next time you find you don't have time for a proper workout, try this as a mini-workout instead of […]
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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

There are lots of recipes out there for the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte. I know, because I've looked it up. The closest Starbucks is 40 minutes from my house, so if I want one of these treats, I gotta make it myself. The only problem with the recipes I've found is that most of them […]
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How To: Plank Pose

Plank pose is well known for being a core strengthening pose, but it's underrated as a total body move. YES it's great for your core, but it also strengthens the back, shoulder blades, shoulders, arms, wrists, inner thighs, legs and glutes. Engaging those areas as well as your core gives the pose a lot more […]
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The Value of a Pause

Ferris Bueller said it best: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”A post inspired by Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Yep. That’s exactly what is happening here... I'm blogging about wisdom from a 1986 teen comedy film. A life lesson I’ve personally learned is: don’t […]
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One Small Habit: A Daily Exercise to Strengthen Your Back

Back pain is such a common woe. I hear about it all the time from my friends, family, yogis and the ladies I personal train. It can be caused by many things, so if you're having severe back pain, don't be silly and fight through it-- go see a doctor. Hopefully you're not in that category, though. […]
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Travel : Banff & Jasper Itinerary

Hi Friends! I love a good adventure and get asked pretty often for my trip notes. Thus, this "column" was born. 🙂 A place where I simply post my travel itineraries with notes and insight. Hopefully, it will give you some tips and help if you ever find yourself traveling to the same places.My husband […]
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