From Lawyer to Baker: Meet the Founder of Stylish Spoon

Back when creator of Stylish Spoon, Ilana Eck, was still a working lawyer, she used to attend my Brooklyn Heights Equinox yoga classes. Her practice was strong, committed, and she always brought good vibes to the classroom. Then, the way yoga students sometimes do, she disappeared. Where had she gone? Well, I was lucky enough … Continue reading From Lawyer to Baker: Meet the Founder of Stylish Spoon

Just Because You’re Beautiful Doesn’t Mean You Owe Anyone Anything

Back in my early 20's, I was out late one night dancing at a club in the Meatpacking District. It had been a fun evening so far. My girlfriends and I made it past the velvet ropes and were in the middle of the dance floor. We were feeling all the good feels that come … Continue reading Just Because You’re Beautiful Doesn’t Mean You Owe Anyone Anything

Over-Coupling: The Surprising Way Your Body (and Mind) Malfunctions

While preparing for the Yoga Tune Up® Teacher Training I will be leading next week at Kripalu Center in the Berkshires, I'm digging deep into the Master Classes I will lead each day. While reacquainting myself with the Day 1 Master Class, I am very excited about one particular aspect of what the trainees will be learning. The … Continue reading Over-Coupling: The Surprising Way Your Body (and Mind) Malfunctions