on truly learning presence in the age of a global pandemic

Hi my loves, These are interesting times. I wanted to write an honest blog post about my thoughts about everything that's going on because writing is the way I process so this is as much for me to figure out and spill over as it may be for you who are reading these words and … Continue reading on truly learning presence in the age of a global pandemic

Yoga Teacher Training pt. 4

I'm currently in my villa in Bali writing to you from my queen sized bed in white sheets. To my right are full glass windows where I can see birds of paradise trees, fallen plumerias (the kind of flowers they have all over Hawaii) and my own private pool. This is a vision I have … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training pt. 4

Yoga Teacher Training pt. 3

Good morning loves and happy Diwali! Today is a special Indian holiday, called the "festival of lights" and people have decorated their houses with colorful string lights all over and keep shooting off loud fireworks throughout all hours of the day and night that sound like gun shots to me (the joys of being an … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training pt. 3

drinks in India – a poem

we walk through markets and smells of sandalwood and burning plastic and cooked, oily dough. we finger mala beads and soft pants they call trousers we stop at cafes for drinks - in america, we refer to "drinks" when we want to go out for happy hour for glasses of wine and fruity cocktails but … Continue reading drinks in India – a poem

Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 2

Helloo my loves! It is Sunday and it is currently almost 9 am. I woke up on and off this morning, but officially woke up around 8 am which was a dream since we've been waking up at 5 am every morning. Today's our only day off, so I am so excited to have the … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training in India pt. 2

Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

aaah where do I even begin. I last left you at the airport in Kiev, Ukraine as I was about to make my last leg to India. I was feeling a mixture of anxiety, homesickness, "what am I getting myself into" and wanting to turn around and go back home to anything familiar and comfortable. … Continue reading Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

cultivate – a poem

I walk out of yoga full of breath and space between my ligaments. The smell of incense and motherly love from massage tables hangs on my T-shirt and I repeat my affirmation from savasana I am safe I am held I am whole I am loved I have to keep reminding myself. Outside the seagulls … Continue reading cultivate – a poem