A Meditation for Remembering

Find a comfortable supported place to sit where the light falls softly (if it doesn’t, light a candle). Let the spine grow long, reaching the crown of the head towards the sky. Pick your shoulders up to your ears and then relax them down and away. Blink the eyes closed gently and settle in. Now, start to

Saucha: Cleanliness is next to godliness…or is it?

Sutra 2.40 of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali tells us that through cleanliness and purity of the body and mind we naturally move toward the divine and away from the external physical world. Essentially, it’s the “cleanliness is next to godliness” yoga sutra. This is the first niyama (framework for how we relate to ourselves)–Saucha–and

Waking Up Through Heart Break.

I’ve never seen any transformation in my life that didn’t begin with someone getting tired of their own bullshit.” – Liz Gilbert Once upon a time I gave my heart to a man. And I gave it to a woman, my best friend. And actually I gave my heart to just about anyone who needed

Things Currently Feeding My Soul (That might fill yours too) – Media version

This video: A really, really powerful article on the disheartening disparities of global health (also that the author is a medical student & that these are the kinds of people shaping our healthcare future) Photography that so perfectly captures what it is to be human, what it is to love and what it is to

Brief Thoughts on the Current Status of America

I don’t think I’m allowed To kill something Because I am frightened.   I am pro-Black Lives Matter. I’m also pro-police. I’m also pro-let’s stop fucking killing each other.   And then there’s this, possibly the best explanation on the Black Lives Matter versus All Lives Matter movement I’ve encountered yet: “In Florida, panthers are

Bhav Brigade: A Year in Review.

This past month our pop-up yoga collective, The Bhav Brigade had its first birthday. In true Bhav fashion, we celebrated with donation-based all-levels yoga under the bright hot beating sun and a big fat dose of giving back. Danielle, Megan & I co-taught a class on expansion beyond the places we feel stuck and all proceeds

An Open Letter to Human Beings Everywhere, in the Wake of Tragedy.

This past week has been a tough one for our country–one of the toughest yet. We experienced one of the largest mass shootings in our nation’s history, multiple other smaller shootings no less filled with hate, and the unexpected and gruesome death of a child. Whenever something horrific happens, we have this instinctive urge to