Do you need a pattern interrupt?

Do you need a pattern interrupt?

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.” ~ Paulo Coelho While nestled in the mountains near Granby Colorado on the yogadownload.com retreat last week, a student called her week away a “pattern interrupt.” (That’s us in the picture,...
How to look great naked while running from a mountain lion.

How to look great naked while running from a mountain lion.

If you know me you also know that I actually don’t care if you look great naked. And I honestly don’t care if you’re carrying a round a little spare tire. My mission as a health coach, massage therapist and yoga teacher is stress relief not weight loss. In some cases,...
How not to be S.A.D. this Winter

How not to be S.A.D. this Winter

I spent most of my youth in rainy Oregon. When I moved away it was to even gloomier England. Throughout my childhood I was known as grumpy, bratty, moody… i.e. a “difficult kid.”  I’ve done a lot of work on myself since then, arriving finally...
Full Up

Full Up

I can almost still taste last weekend. Tacos, tequila, BBQ, sausages, mimosas, ceviché, beer, benedicts, ice cream…Two of my best girlfriends and I spent the weekend eating around Austin, TX. Sure, we caught a little bit of live music, did some window shopping,...
Playful spirit: lost & found

Playful spirit: lost & found

So, I was on a first date the other night, which went pretty much like all the other many, many first dates I’ve endured over the past few years. Until, after volleying the standard questions back and forth, the gentleman in front of me threw me this new one:...
Staycation: A mini-retreat in the heart of Denver with Elise on July 30th

Staycation: A mini-retreat in the heart of Denver with Elise on July 30th

You don’t have to go on a beach vacation soak up some peace and relaxation this Summer. Instead, you can find it right here in the heart of Denver through this 3-hour “staycation” retreat. Escape the heat for an afternoon in the beautiful Karma Yoga...