February 16, 2019

I’m all about New Years Resolutions and new intentions of exercise and clean eating, but what usually needs to happen is to create a consistent habit that sticks. The kind of everyday habit that makes a lasting lifestyle change. One habit I’ve adopted is starting every...

November 27, 2018

Winter blues (or GREYS) have got me down (and it’s not just Black Friday Burnout!) The sun is rising later and resting lower in the skies- it’s just plain old DARK outside and the rainy days sure have set in on this little west coast island.

What do I do to stay motivat...

August 1, 2017

"If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it"
Baz Luhrmann

When I was a kid I don’t think my parents knew what sunscreen was.  They sunbathed while I built sandcastles for hours on the beach; I jumped off the dock at the lake all afternoon an...

April 18, 2017

This may not be yoga related but if you’re a woman it will resonate with you.  I’m sharing this blog written by Kathy Parker because it left me speechless.  Her words blew me away.  It was like she had read my mind and said all the things I’d ever thought but not had t...

February 19, 2017

Surfing is not easy.  Learning to surf is hard work.  Big wave surf videos featuring Pros like Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore make it look so easy.  Just carry your board to the waters edge, float out, paddle a bit, duck a wave or two, then wait, and stand up when...

February 7, 2017

How does Kali show up in your life?

Goddess Kali holds the fiery power of transformation.  She’s the one that shows up in your darkest times to show you the light.  In the words of Leonard Cohen “There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”; Kali is the...

May 24, 2016

This article reminded me why I come to my mat and why I share my yoga practice as a teacher.  It's not about holding a handstand or getting into full Hanumanasana, or how many Instagram likes I get for that beach yoga pic.  It's how I feel.  How I listen to my body and...