Gimme the FAT!

Gimme the FAT!

Happy Holidays! For many of us this is the time of indulgence. With schedules wonky, eating at relatives’ or traveling, it’s no wonder our diets and digestion get off track. During this holiday season, we also have more access to cookies, pies, and other fatty treats...
Facing the fears.

Facing the fears.

The past Halloween, all dressed up in my ninja suit, I took a cab to a club downtown. The cabbie, a student hailing from Uzbekistan where Halloween has been outlawed, curiously prodded me with questions about the holiday: Why do kids go around collecting candy? Are...
Are you exhausted… but just can’t sleep?

Are you exhausted… but just can’t sleep?

“Also, I could finally sleep. And this was the real gift, because when you cannot sleep, you cannot get yourself out of the ditch–there’s not a chance.”  ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love One of the most agonizing states I know is the purgatory of...
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,...
Guided Fall Reset Cleanse

Guided Fall Reset Cleanse

Fall is the time for a reset! Are you ready to get your energy back? You are invited to my 14-Day Reset Cleanse September 17th – October 1st. If you would like to participate in a program that gives you the opportunity to: ~ Have more energy and mental clarity ~...
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...
10 Mistakes to Avoid To Have Great Looking Skin

10 Mistakes to Avoid To Have Great Looking Skin

Trying to hydrate with sodas or energy drinks. How these drinks age your body: As the years go by our bodies literally dry up from the inside out. Our skin just can’t continue to retain moisture like it used to back in the day when we were plump infants with juicy...
Yogadownload’s EAT~HIKE~YOGA retreat!

Yogadownload’s EAT~HIKE~YOGA retreat!

Making a dream a reality is one of the most rewarding & fulfilling things you can do in life. I am humbled and honored to announce that yet another one of my dreams to enrich lives has come to fruition; I will be one of two teachers to present at...
Featured Non-Profit: The Reciprocity Collective

Featured Non-Profit: The Reciprocity Collective

Hello friends! As you may know, each month I raise money for a different non-profit each month. Instead of giving tips directly to me, my massage clients put their “tips” in a jar and together we contribute to a good, local cause. this month I wanted to...
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...