Peace Within the Chaos

"Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart." My personal approach to life has radically changed out of necessity for survival, and I'm just now realizing its effect.…

Jai Siddhatma: Victorious Are Liberated Souls

Two weeks ago, I sat alone with a glass of wine desperately trying to decompress from another week filled with dance classes, yoga classes, students of all ages demanding my undivided attention, rushing from one space to the next, and found myself googling "silent retreats." I stumbled upon Siddhayatan Spiritual Retreat. After browsing through their offerings,…

New Moon Ritual for Intention Setting

The New Moon is the beginning and end of the lunar cycle. This is the time when the moon is directly between earth and the sun, and becomes backlit making it appear invisible. But even though we cannot see the moon, we know she is there. This phase of darkness offers an opportunity to reflect…

Social Media Detox

Rebirth • Renewal • Love • Hope • Growth  Spring has inspired me to step away from social media for the next month to help prioritize + create additional space for things that are really important to me right now: Simplifying. Decluttering. Teaching my classes. Developing my retreat. Playing with puppy. Reading, writing, painting. Being…

What gives you energy?

"To have energy you need love, rest, authentic self-expression, play, safety, creativity, joy, emotional honesty + release, connection, hope, water, security, healthy relationships, adventure, beauty, movement, a happy home and some real effin food." Kylie McBeath I saw this quote today on Kylie McBeath's Instagram (if you don't follow her already, I highly recommend doing so) today, and…

Five Days; Five Mantras

Day 1: Peace Peace, for me, is taking the time to slow down. Shutting out the external world and being completely present in this moment. It is doing something that occupies my mind, exerts my body, and soothes my soul. It is fully immersing myself in my yoga practice, my ballet technique, creating a meal, laying…