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...
Why you’re not taking action.

Why you’re not taking action.

Have you ever wondered why you don’t take the action you need to take to achieve your goals? Or why you do keep taking the same actions even when you know they aren’t healthy choices for you? Sometimes it feels like you’re so out of control, right? Here’s the deal:...
7 Hydration Hacks

7 Hydration Hacks

“Is there one thing that you know you could be doing that would have a big impact on your health and your life that you just don’t do consistently?” This is one of the questions I ask in my initial Health Coaching Discovery Session. when I was once asked this...
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...
Presents vs. Presence

Presents vs. Presence

If you hang around the yoga/personal growth/new age/self help world long enough you’re bound to eventually hear someone talk about giving “presence” instead of “presents” during the holiday season. And yes, I’ll use it during my...
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...
Annual Gift Certificate Sale

Annual Gift Certificate Sale

It’s back! Behold the annual Gift Certificate Sale! From November 24th through December 30th, buy gift cards for massage, private yoga, or my online courses at a 10% discount. This year Elise will also match that 10% and donate that same amount to the...