Remaining Small

In a yoga class a few weeks ago lead by Jessica Johnson, co-founder of the Bhav Brigade, my body felt unsettled. I was unsure before I even arrived in class. I convinced myself to show up, to walk inside and to unroll my mat. Unsure of my place in the class, feeling unsettled in myContinue reading “Remaining Small”

Follow your Breath

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival” ~Rumi Last Wednesday I unrolled my yoga mat with nearly 500 other yogis. Together we lined up with only inches to spare on the deck of the USS Wisconsin. The class was a celebration of endings and beginnings. The community of Norfolk isContinue reading “Follow your Breath”

Settle.

When you release you’re intention into the world, it always comes back to you. I’ve been reminded of this over and over again. Release something, and the world rewards you. It challenges you, provides opportunities for practice, and rewards you. Before my words go wandering down this path, let me be clear. I don’t believeContinue reading “Settle.”

Gratitude creates Magic 

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~Ronald Dahl Five years ago I sat in my prenatal class with my (still) favorite yoga instructor Katie. Every year asContinue reading “Gratitude creates Magic “

Broken Open and Renewed

As I approached the beginning of a new phase of life this summer, I stared at a stack of books wondering which book I should read first. I was ready to tackle my new path, new job and new training cycle. I was ready to push for my potential.  My friend Jim kindly suggested aContinue reading “Broken Open and Renewed”