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exhale before taking a deep breath

Why I Say “No Thank You” to “Take a Deep Breath”

For me, one of the most annoying things someone can say is “Relax! Take a deep breath.”

It’s not just because it’s embarrassing when people point out how stressed I am, and ask if I’ve ever meditated, considering I’ve been teaching yoga for 20 years and practicing for 25.

It’s even more that it’s actually not that helpful for me to take a deep breath – and it can make me MORE stressed.

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business practices can feel like yoga practices

5 Ways Your Business Practices Can Feel More Like Your Yoga Practice

Do business tasks have to feel icky and stressful?

I’ve been going through a lot of changes in how I think about my business.

Since 2009, I’ve had a deep desire to create a community where pregnant women, moms, and the teachers and practitioners who support them could all enjoy yoga, education, and community.

But my path has been a windy one.

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my daughter is driving

Teaching My Daughter to Drive Feels Like My Last Chance to Teach her About Life

My 16 year old is driving me around and it is freaking me out.
As my little baby grew up, new life stages were often accompanied by seating changes in the car. I remember my little girl wanting out of her car seat. Even then, it was a negotiation. I wanted her to stay put – safe and sound, strapped in. Of course, in the game where we try and keep them from growing up, we always lose.

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Envision Event 2021 – Visioning & How to Create the Year You Want.

In this 15 minute visualization, I’ll guide you into clarity about the 2021 YOU want. Then, I’ll pull back the curtain and share with you my system for getting things done, in between all the time I spend being a mom, a wife, and a yoga teacher.
It’s a super simple way to stay on your most meaningful path, no matter how busy life gets. Take 20 minutes to make sure you’re going to do 2021 different.

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Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor issues don’t get the attention they deserve, but they are super common. Yet there are things you can to do prevent and treat leakage, prolapse, and tightness. Pelvic Floor expert Physical Therapist Whitney Sippl provides tips for pregnant mamas and new moms for keeping pelvic floor happy.

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exhale before taking a deep breath

Why I Say “No Thank You” to “Take a Deep Breath”

For me, one of the most annoying things someone can say is “Relax! Take a deep breath.”

It’s not just because it’s embarrassing when people point out how stressed I am, and ask if I’ve ever meditated, considering I’ve been teaching yoga for 20 years and practicing for 25.

It’s even more that it’s actually not that helpful for me to take a deep breath – and it can make me MORE stressed.

Read More »
business practices can feel like yoga practices

5 Ways Your Business Practices Can Feel More Like Your Yoga Practice

Do business tasks have to feel icky and stressful?

I’ve been going through a lot of changes in how I think about my business.

Since 2009, I’ve had a deep desire to create a community where pregnant women, moms, and the teachers and practitioners who support them could all enjoy yoga, education, and community.

But my path has been a windy one.

Read More »
my daughter is driving

Teaching My Daughter to Drive Feels Like My Last Chance to Teach her About Life

My 16 year old is driving me around and it is freaking me out.
As my little baby grew up, new life stages were often accompanied by seating changes in the car. I remember my little girl wanting out of her car seat. Even then, it was a negotiation. I wanted her to stay put – safe and sound, strapped in. Of course, in the game where we try and keep them from growing up, we always lose.

Read More »

Envision Event 2021 – Visioning & How to Create the Year You Want.

In this 15 minute visualization, I’ll guide you into clarity about the 2021 YOU want. Then, I’ll pull back the curtain and share with you my system for getting things done, in between all the time I spend being a mom, a wife, and a yoga teacher.
It’s a super simple way to stay on your most meaningful path, no matter how busy life gets. Take 20 minutes to make sure you’re going to do 2021 different.

Read More »
Pregnancy in the Time of Covid

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor issues don’t get the attention they deserve, but they are super common. Yet there are things you can to do prevent and treat leakage, prolapse, and tightness. Pelvic Floor expert Physical Therapist Whitney Sippl provides tips for pregnant mamas and new moms for keeping pelvic floor happy.

Read More »