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Chile

Although it’s been about 29 years since my family moved from Chile to the US, I confess a piece of my heart remains there…and probably always will. As I celebrate Chilean Independence Day from a distance today (September 18), I thought I’d share a few reasons why this  long, skinny, beautiful country rocks my world! […]

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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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June Newsletter: Truly Seeing Each Other

Hi friends, welcome to June. What a month it’s turned out to be already, huh. To manage my stress levels (and take advantage of the fact that temperatures are still below 100) I’ve been taking Bella for even longer walks around the studio, through neighborhoods that are lined with charming houses of all different styles. […]

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May Newsletter: Be Still & Know

Hi friends, welcome to May. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed with information, opinions, speculation, and advice lately. How to parent during Covid-19, how to strengthen your business during the pandemic, 5 ways to work from home more effectively, and the list goes on. I feel like a flower that’s […]

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What I’m Up To

Hi friends, just wanted to check in to see how you’re doing, and share what I’ve been up to lately (that is, in between moments of wanting to pull my hair out and taking Bella for her 100th walk of the day around the block.) What I’m reading: Untamed by Glennon Doyle. You guys, this […]

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Our New Normal

Dear friends, I hope this letter finds you heathy and well. I can’t believe only 4 weeks ago I was sharing thoughts on my Costa Rican getaway, just another reminder to take nothing for granted and that change really is the only constant. Speaking of change, Lucas is turning 3 this month! As you can […]

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Practicing Yoga on Vacation

Hi friends welcome to March! Dave and I went on a quick getaway to Costa Rica last month, and I’m still dreaming of beaches, rainforests, and sloths (they are so cute in real life, and we even got to see a mama sloth hanging with her baby!) The trip was exactly what I needed to […]

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