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,...
Are you getting in your own way?

Are you getting in your own way?

Can I tell you a secret about my work as a health coach? There’s a misconception that health coaches prescribe a diet plan or exercise regime to their clients. In fact, that’s not what I’m up to at all. The reality is that most (not all) people come to me knowing...
My unexpected struggle with aging.

My unexpected struggle with aging.

I recently heard an NPR interviewer tell his interviewee that in his experience we never feel completely grown up, no matter our age. This struck a chord in me as I near my 43rd birthday and trip-out on the fact that I am “middle aged” when so much of me still feels...
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,...
Upcoming 14-Day Detox Cleanse

Upcoming 14-Day Detox Cleanse

One of the first things that I tackle with my health coaching clients in my 90-day intensive Total Body Transformation intensive is an exercise I call “ Clear the Clutter.” We work on clearing kitchen counters for easier food prep, clearing schedules to make room for...
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...