I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible!

September 12, 2018 / No Comments

As a yoga instructor, I often hear, "I can't do yoga because I’m not flexible." This always makes me chuckle because increasing flexibility is one of the many reasons to practice yoga but it underscores one of the many misconceptions about yoga - that it is all about pretzel-like shapes.

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Yoga Instructors: Why add mindful eating to your classes?

February 9, 2018 / No Comments

Are you a yoga instructor wishing you could make an even bigger impact in the world? Watch this webinar to learn how to add mindful eating to your yoga classes and guide your students to shift their relationship to food, movement, and their bodies!

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How yoga became part of my mindful eating journey

November 9, 2017 / No Comments

Yoga is an important part of my mindful eating journey. While my body becomes more flexible, so does my thinking. I am cultivating self-acceptance, nonjudgment, and presence.

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Yoga is an eclipse of the mind

August 21, 2017 / No Comments

When I intentionally pause for a yoga class and align my body and mind, the physical practice slowly eclipses the activity of my mind.

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Is Meditation Necessary for Mindful Eating?

March 25, 2017 / No Comments

While meditation is valuable, it is not necessary to have a formal practice in order to effectively practice mindful eating and reap the benefits.

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Mindful Eating as a Yoga Practice

August 31, 2016 / No Comments

Whether you are practicing yoga or mindful eating, there are times when it will come naturally and times when it is challenging.

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Bring Yoga Off Your Mat and Into Your Life

June 17, 2015 / No Comments

Like most people who try yoga, I was looking for increased flexibility and stress relief. What I discovered on my mat was a series of meaningful lessons that I apply in my life every day.

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Bring on the New!

January 3, 2015 / 2 Comments

Realizing the futility and cost of sticking with the old, I let go of the familiar and was immediately rewarded by the power and openness of beginner's mind. I was more aware, curious, and connected to what I was doing.

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How to Become Aware of Thoughts without Judging Them

June 12, 2014 / 4 Comments

In my last post, “All Thoughts Fit,” we explored the power of learning to allow our thoughts to be without trying to change them. In this post, we’ll learn how. The challenge is that these trains of thought are usually automatic, reactive, and ironically, mindless! They’ve typically been shaped ...

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Cookies or Yoga? How Mindful Eating Has Changed My Life

April 7, 2014 / 2 Comments

When I began thinking about this first post, I felt a little intimidated-not because I didn’t think I would have enough to say, but rather the opposite. I have SO MUCH to say about the power of mindful eating that I was concerned about whether I’d be able to share it in a way that ...

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