How to Choose a Yoga Mat that’s Right for You!

When you are choosing a yoga mat, you are choosing a tool that will provide you a foundation for your practice and for some potentially significant personal development. If you get one that's cheap and slippery you'll be focusing more about keeping your balance in crow, rather than diving deep into bigger questions in [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:52:45+00:00October 6th, 2017|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Lifestyle, Video, Yoga|Comments Off on How to Choose a Yoga Mat that’s Right for You!

Becoming an Elder

Today marks the 16th anniversary of my mother's passing, and I can still hear my sister's scream on that early morning that changed our lives forever, "Wake up, mom's dead!". My mother's unexpected passing at 44 from cardiomyopathy was my first experience of true heart break. At 22, I didn't have the life experience to [...]

By |2017-09-28T15:15:20+00:00September 28th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Becoming an Elder

Forrest Yoga Queen Pigeon Class Plan – 90 Minutes

Today's 90 minute Forrest Yoga class for your home practice! Theme: Back Bends, Heart & Hip Openers Intention: Taking the time to feel the medicine & beauty in each pose in YOUR body -Bhramari Breath into YOUR 7 Directions (Place both hands on the left rib cage for the East; move both hands to belly [...]

By |2017-10-22T21:33:59+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Yoga|Comments Off on Forrest Yoga Queen Pigeon Class Plan – 90 Minutes

Forrest Yoga Standing Poses Class Plan – 90 Minutes

Today's 90 minute Forrest Yoga class for your home practice! Theme: Standing Poses Intention: How do you walk on this earth? Watch/feel your feet in each pose... Are you getting stability from gripping the ground? Are your feet asleep? Or are your feet & legs actively holding you up? -Alternate Nostril Breathing -Shoelace w Side [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:52:45+00:00August 1st, 2017|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Yoga|Comments Off on Forrest Yoga Standing Poses Class Plan – 90 Minutes

A Sacred Breath

This story begins with me growing up as a good kid whose most extreme rebellion was getting drunk on Boone’s Ferry Fruit Wine at my senior prom. When I went away to college I indulged in my new-found freedom forever destroying the taste and smell of Southern Comfort, Jagermeister, and Ice 101. This is also [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:52:46+00:00July 23rd, 2016|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Lifestyle, Yoga|Comments Off on A Sacred Breath

Forrest Yoga Hip Opening & Arm Balances Class Plan – 75 Minute

Today's 75 minute Forrest Yoga class for your home practice! Theme: Core Work & Arm Balances Intent: Feel for connecting to and igniting your own inner fire with your breath & FEEL the power you have deep within your core! -Kapalabhati in Knee Pile (50 Pumps) then Forward Fold (2 Rounds) -Twisted Root Abs (2 [...]

By |2017-10-25T05:38:24+00:00May 20th, 2016|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Yoga|Comments Off on Forrest Yoga Hip Opening & Arm Balances Class Plan – 75 Minute

VIDEO: Side Bend with Neck Release

This Forrest Yoga pose is one of my favorites & I start most of my practices with it! Side Bend with Neck Release is a great opportunity to stretch, lengthen, and relax the sides and back of the neck & upper shoulders. This is a great pose to do when you first wake up, or [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:52:46+00:00January 26th, 2015|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Video, Yoga|Comments Off on VIDEO: Side Bend with Neck Release

VIDEO: New Online Forrest Yoga Videos

I am so excited to start sharing my love of Forrest Yoga with you at home! Over the next few months I will begin to film & share some Forrest Yoga pose demos & classes for you to practice with!

By |2019-01-08T22:52:46+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Forrest Yoga, Home Practice, Video, Yoga|Comments Off on VIDEO: New Online Forrest Yoga Videos

DIY Recycled Tea Bag Holder

Hey there! This morning I felt the cleaning/organizing bug creep in and I had my sights set on the kitchen. My roommate & I love tea, so we have a bunch of half used boxes (like 10!) of tea taking up valuable real estate in our small kitchen. I was trying to figure out how [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:52:49+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Lifestyle|Comments Off on DIY Recycled Tea Bag Holder