The Journal

Hello from Oregon

I am writing to you from my new home in Portland, Oregon. Today marks a big day because three months ago I moved away from the Bay Area, my home of almost 40 years, and took a leap of faith that will forever change the direction of my life. I want to take a moment to reintroduce myself to you,...

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Saying Goodbye to the Bay Area

I want to tell you a story about listening to the call. About listening to that inner voice that nudges you to go a different way or to make a life changing decision. You know, that voice that asks you do something that is scary as hell, and you resist, and fight, but in the end, you know is right?...

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We Are Missing Everything

WE ARE MISSING EVERYTHING Yesterday I felt a deep calling to go out in nature. I’ve been going through a lot lately, not sleeping well, and my nervous system has been on the rocks. In an effort to calm myself down, I got quiet, listened to my body, and asked what I truly need to ground…. My body whispered to me,...

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A Life Changing Decision about the Future of The Practice

I am writing to you under the light of the full moon on the Spring Equinox. We are moving into the light, and the moon is dawning. The air is fresh from light rain, new buds are blossoming on the trees in my yard, and each breath I take is a reminder that life is full of new beginnings, deaths...

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Stop Doing Yoga Like a Man

Before I say anything, I want to preface this with the fact that I love both yoga and men. All kinds of each actually. ;) So, this email isn’t to knock yoga or men, but after teaching yoga for 17 years, I’ve noticed something that I can’t be quiet about anymore. We need to stop doing yoga like men. Here’s the thing....

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Can I be direct with you?

I’m going to be direct with you tonight. I've been thinking a ton about my mom lately because we are coming up on the twelfth anniversary of her passing. She died of breast cancer at only 56 years old. About a year before she passed away, she was going to be starting chemo and knew that meant losing her hair. I went...

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