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July Newsletter: Weeds

Hi friends, welcome to July! The boys and I recently returned from a lovely 2 weeks visiting my parents and sisters in Philadelphia. As always, saying goodbye was bittersweet – I hate not being a short car drive away from any of them, but I really, really love sleeping in my own bed! In any […]

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June Newsletter: Fire

Hi friends, welcome to June! It’s hard to believe but my littlest, Matias, is almost 2! From a sweet, quiet, almost fragile little baby, he’s become an active, curious, and incredibly strong-willed toddler….our very own Bam-Bam:) This boy does not back away from anything once he’s decided it’s what he wants, and I find it […]

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May Newsletter: Holding Space

Hi friends, welcome to May! This month, our yoga teacher trainees are completing their last requirements before graduation. Over the past 12 weeks, they have studied the physical anatomy and energetic qualities of a wide range of yoga poses, learned about intentional sequencing and structuring well-rounded classes, and practiced using efficient yet supportive verbal cues […]

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March Newsletter: You don’t have to feel happy

“Patience isn’t waiting or being static but moving in harmony with the speed of nature and what life is presenting to you.” – Gabrielle Harris Hi friends, welcome to March. Spring is right around the corner, but it seems that my backyard missed the memo. Everywhere I look, I see ugly brown grass, wilted succulents, […]

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December Newsletter: Introducing Yogaleena School

Hi friends , welcome to December! One of the most fun things I’ve been spending time on lately is setting up scavenger hunts for Lucas. Every Saturday, I hide little paper clues all over the house, and then sit back and enjoy the show as he figures each one out, runs towards the next clue shrieking with excitement, and finally discovers […]

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October: The Waiting Place

Hi friends, welcome to October. A few nights ago, I had to read Lucas one of his favorite books – Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss – for about the 500th time! If you’re familiar with the book, you’ll recognize the part below, which resonated with me on a completely different level this time around: […]

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September Newsletter: Trust

Hi friends, welcome to September. Dave and I celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary this past weekend with a quick getaway. It was so nice to spend time together, share a special bottle of wine, and actually take the time to reflect on our journey thus far. As we chatted, it occurred to me that while our dating years were spent […]

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August Newsletter: Letting Go

Hi friends, welcome to August! Last month flew by, and I spent most of it perfecting my margarita recipe, wrapping my head around the fact that my little baby M turned 1, and working on letting go. While re-reading one of my favorite books about the Yamas & Niyamas (the 5 restraints and 5 observances […]

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Fall Immersion Programs at Yogaleena!

Hi friends, I want to  share with you two amazing programs we’re kicking off in the Fall. Before I dive into those, I want to set the stage by saying that I recognize things are crazy right now, and that committing to anything in a future that feels so uncertain can be tough.  But…. In […]

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July Newsletter: Roots

“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir Hi friends, welcome to July. Besides trying to manage life amidst this COVID rollercoaster, I’ve been obsessed with teaching Lucas Spanish lately. I know I should have started doing this from the beginning, but I was so overwhelmed with […]

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