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October Newsletter: Moving past your comfort zone

Hi friends, welcome to October! A few days ago, I asked Lucas if he wanted me to change his diaper in his room or in the living room where he was playing (we’re working on choices so he doesn’t just say “no”!) His response: “I want to sit in the poop.” I laughed and shook my […]

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September Newsletter: My Birthday Gift!

Hi friends, welcome to September! On the 13th of this month I will be turning one year older, and to celebrate, I’m giving myself the best gift ever! Before I tell you what that is, let me back up a bit. This summer, I began reflecting on the next steps for Yogaleena and my own growth as a […]

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July Newsletter: Self-Care

Hi friends, welcome to steamy July! I am about a month away from having Baby Vennie #2 and as you can probably imagine, feeling a little overwhelmed. About two weeks ago, I was chatting with my good friend Leanne (who happens to be a therapist) and I told her I was feeling really tired lately – […]

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June Newsletter: One Step at a Time

Hi friends, welcome to June! Dave and I went on our “baby moon” over the long Memorial weekend, which was a combination of relaxing, adventurous, and quite the learning experience. Though it may seem like a strange choice, we decided on Salt Lake City and Capitol Reef National Park for our trip. Basically, I wanted nothing […]

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May Newsletter: Fuel Your Creative Tank!

Hello friends, welcome to May! With our second 200-hr Teacher Training program coming to an end this month, I’ve been wanting to set aside time to draft up new plans for the next half of the year and 2020 at Yogaleena. Over the past few weeks, I’ve tried several times to get at least one […]

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April Newsletter: Spring Cleaning!

Hi friends, welcome to April! Spring is officially here, which means three things: beautiful blooms, lots and lots of pollen, and a renewed obsession with Marie Kondo! Many of us do associate this time of year with an opportunity to organize our closets and deep-clean our homes, and as much as it sucks to do it, the feeling of […]

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March Newsletter: Life is Not a Journey

“We thought life was a journey, but it’s a musical thing and we were supposed to dance and sing while the music was being played.” – Alan Watts Hi friends, welcome to March. I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit relieved we’re starting a new month… February straight up kicked my butt! Lucas […]

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February Newsletter: Showing Up

Hi friends, welcome to February! I spent the last weekend of January up in the beautiful Texas Hill country kicking off our 200-hr teacher training with a retreat at Boot Ranch. It was such a special experience, I feel that we all left there with a newfound sense of gratitude, stillness, connection, and possibility. And I really can’t […]

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January Newsletter: Your Core Values

Hi friends, welcome to 2019! I hope everyone enjoyed a beautiful holiday season with family and friends, and that you were able to sneak some moments of peace and quiet along the way. For the first time ever, Dave and I decided not to travel and celebrate both Christmas and News Year’s in Houston. Although […]

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