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

The Special Magic of the Nantucket Yoga Festival

I met Joann and Ted Burnham last year at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, when they attended the Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 Teacher Training that I was leading. The YTU training is an intense week packed with challenging classes, mind-scrambling new information and tons of homework. Many-a-trainee finds the week incredibly overwhelming. For … Continue reading The Special Magic of the Nantucket Yoga Festival

When One Conversation Changes Everything

Didn't some famous business guy once say "the next conversation you have could change your life"? I can't help but think about that when I recall my transition from being an out-of-work administrative assistant to this full-on career I cherish as a yoga teacher. This particular life-changing conversation I had was with a fierce little … Continue reading When One Conversation Changes Everything