For the first time.

For the first time.

  For the first time on social media, I feel comfortable. For the first time, I recorded a live video and didn't feel nervous or worried I'd screw up. For the first time, I felt nothing but passion and spoke my mind to a screen knowing that I believed in what I was sharing and [...]

Laying the foundation

Laying the foundation

Laying the foundation is turning into my favorite metaphor these days. Adulthood, for me, means getting better at the skills I've been working towards for a very long time, but it also means forgetting what being a beginner is like. Being a beginner requires starting from the basics, which I know no one wants to be [...]

Curating Life with prAna

Curating Life with prAna

Up until two years ago, I woke up every morning, showered, and dressed up for work in retail sales in Southern California. Working for a high-end boutique-style company meant I had to dress the part, so designer denim, flowy dresses, layered and cropped tops, and not to mention overalls, were my everyday uniform. L.A. nights [...]

The Follow Through.

The Follow Through.

On Sunday, I started my morning on the mat. First, at home to warm up and practice before teaching back-to-back classes at Flex & Flow, and then at the studio with my students and some play time after class. After all the yoga, I ventured home to cook up something delicious, filling, and salty - [...]

EMPOWER, defined.

EMPOWER, defined.

It all started during one of our weekly Sweat Pink team meetings, near the end of 2016. Alyse announced that 2017 should be a year of empowerment - empowering ourselves and those around us, in real life and virtually, to live their best, strongest, sweatiest, empowered lives. This announcement was everything I needed to hear [...]