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From Fake Pizza to Real Food

Hi friends, hope everyone is safe and well! I’m going to share something pretty personal with you today, in the hopes it might open up an inner dialogue that might otherwise not have happened. There, you’ve been warned. My relationship with food was perfectly normal and wonderful growing up. My mom cooked for us every night and we always […]

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September Newsletter: Do it for You

Hi friends, welcome to September- my birthday month! As always around this time of year, I’ve been reflecting on how I’ve spent the last (insert your best guess at my age) years on this planet. Not with judgement, just as a way to appreciate where I’ve been and get excited about where I’m going. Looking back, I noticed that my […]

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August Newsletter: New Input = New Output

Hi friends, welcome to (mid) August! just received emails from my boys’ schools welcoming us to the new academic year, and it hit me that summer is soon coming to an end – eeek! Normally, I welcome the upcoming change in seasons. I like establishing a routine again after the more relaxed and playful summer […]

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Mindfulness During Change

Mindfulness has become quite the buzz word lately, now being used as much in yoga studios as it is in the corporate world. But what exactly is it? I love Jon Kabat-Zinn’s definition of mindfulness as paying attention in a specific manner: on purpose, in the present, without judgement. Mindfulness is the informal practice of […]

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Meet Ash!

Ash Agnite is joining our 200-hour YTT team this year and bringing her magical energy and incredible wisdom to our school. She is currently leading our Restore & Renew Pod on Sunday evenings, and already making a big difference in the way her students feel in their bodies. We asked this amazing mama, yoga therapist, […]

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Meet Lauren Woods

We’re thrilled to have Lauren Wood as our lead anatomy guru for our YTT program kicking off this Fall. We asked Lauren a few questions regarding her own experience as a YTT student and what she’s most looking forward to this fall. 1. My favorite memory from YTT: The amazing YL Hill Country retreat and […]

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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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