The Flight to Costa Rica That Ended My Cycle of Re-Injury
Several years ago in a hot yoga class in the middle of winter I pulled both of my hamstring attachments. At the time I didn’t know I was doing it. The room was so warm and steamy and the forward fold felt really good. Also the instructor (who I kinda had a girl crush on) […]
Off me arse and out to play… You wanna come?
These pandemic days can be strangely intense – lots of mental activity, while physically going nowhere. I often spend great chunks of time fully absorbed in my computer, emotions coursing through my mind, while my body gradually curls into a tense hunch over the keyboard. Then, at some point, the task is done and I […]
The weird moment I was called to be a yoga teacher
The reason I became a yoga teacher is simple: I was called. It happened 12 years ago when I was in a forward fold at a 6am yoga class at the Westwood LA YogaWorks. I attended those early classes because I had to be on the 9th floor of an adjacent office building by 9am. […]
Notes from the Idyllwild vision quest
I am here to report on the vision quest I did over the past weekend. It was… intense. I began fasting on Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm, intending to drink only water for the next three days – until Sunday at 4:30pm. After my final evening client, I stuffed outdoorsy gear into the back of the […]