The Journal

Where is Silence Hiding You?

Silence. Maybe you feel heavy because you are hiding your truth. Silence. We fall. Heavy and quiet. Open your mouth. She calls. But still… Silence. Where are you hiding your silence? Do you say Yes, even when every part of your body Quivers and shakes with No? Do you hold back from your dreams and singing your song Because of what she might think? Maybe she won’t like you. Maybe it won’t be perfect. Maybe you are not...

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The Practice is…

The Practice is… To show up just as you are, imperfect, messy, raw and beautiful. To find stillness, even in the storms. To be open and vulnerable, because there you will find you are not alone. To say No. To commit to yourself over and over again. To ask for what you need. To remember to breathe, even in the challenge. To connect deeply with other women. To give...

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Going all the way into the dark.

Today is the Winter’s Solstice. The shortest and darkest day of the year. Tomorrow the days start to get longer and we begin to move into the light. The Winter Solstice marks a time to go all the way in and touch the gifts of darkness so that we can remember them and honor them as we move back out...

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Announcing The Practice® Women’s Yoga and Leadership Training

Today is a huge and exciting day for me because I finally get to announce The Practice® Women’s Yoga and Leadership Training, starting this September. This training has been brewing in my heart for the past several years, and I am deeply proud to share it. But here’s the thing… THIS AIN’T YOUR TYPICAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING. After 17 years of teaching and practicing...

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We weren’t meant to live like this

I am writing to you from atop a mountain in Sundance, Utah. I’m staying in a little cabin, surrounded by trees, a sitting porch, mountain air, glittery stars, a half moon, and complete silence. Everyone in my family is asleep right now, and I can finally hear my own voice. I can feel my breath moving in my body and...

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A Vulnerable Post about Self Love

Recently, out of the blue, my 8-year-old daughter said to me, “Mom, you know who I love the most in the world?” “Who?” I asked. “My SEEELLLLF!” She asserted with glee. “Amazing” I said. “Because you will always and forever be with yourself. People will come and go. Changes will happen all around you, but no matter what, you always have yourself. You’re...

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