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Playing with Fire: Transforming Jealousy into Motivation

Playing with Fire: Transforming Jealousy into Motivation

In today's world, comparison and jealousy can show up often and in many different ways. How do we gracefully acknowledge these sparks of jealousy without them igniting a wildfire of self doubt? And how can we use this fire to motivate us and inspire us instead of burning us down? Here are a few simple practices to transform jealousy into unstoppable motivation.

Practice Notes: The 4-7-8 Breath

Practice Notes: The 4-7-8 Breath

A powerful practice does not need to be complicated or lengthy. In fact, sometimes the most seemingly simple practices can prove to be the most effective. Here I share a simple and effective breathing technique that I’ve been incorporating into my daily practice!

Manifesting Magic: Mid-year Check In

Manifesting Magic: Mid-year Check In

The beginning of summer is a notable halfway point through the year and has an oddly similar feeling to the beginning of a new year. And like a new year, summer always feels like a good time for a checking in and for a fresh start. Here are a few quick prompts to help you get clear on what you want to create this last half of the year.

NEW Playlist: Fire to Water {90min Flow}

NEW Playlist: Fire to Water {90min Flow}

A new playlist that’s perfect for a 90minute-ish Yang-to-Yin yoga practice. The first half inspires playful movement and building heat, then transitions into 'cooler' songs that evokes a sense of slowing down, stillness, and surrender. Enjoy!

RISE & SHINE: A simple-yet-effective morning yoga sequence

RISE & SHINE: A simple-yet-effective morning yoga sequence

A 20-minute(ish), simple-yet-effective, yoga sequence that's designed to help you WAKE UP and get ready for your day! A sequence perfect for all levels of practice. Begin your day the positive way!

CATCH ME AT JIVA YOGA CENTER!

CATCH ME AT JIVA YOGA CENTER!

Stoked to be subbing a few classes while I visit my hometown. If you're in Hilton Head or Bluffton roll out your mat with me at Jiva Yoga Center before I head back to Puerto Rico! Schedule inside.

PRACTICE FOR PUERTO RICO: Supporting Communities Devastated by Hurricane Maria

PRACTICE FOR PUERTO RICO: Supporting Communities Devastated by Hurricane Maria

Communities supporting communities to provide support to the people of western Puerto Rico that were devastated by Hurricane Maria on Wednesday, September 20th and have yet to receive any government aid. 

YOGA FOR SURFERS: WHY YOU SHOULD PRACTICE

YOGA FOR SURFERS: WHY YOU SHOULD PRACTICE

Because I feel so passionate about the yoga-surfing connection, I thought I'd share a few reasons why a Vinyasa Yoga practice will benefit your surfing, and maybe encourage you to roll out your mat a little more consistently.

BARRELS + INVERSIONS

BARRELS + INVERSIONS

As I continue to deepen both my yoga + surfing practices, the more I continue to recognize the similarities between the two.

FINDING SERENITY WITH MALIE ORGANICS: A self-love spa day you can do at home

FINDING SERENITY WITH MALIE ORGANICS: A self-love spa day you can do at home

This post is a glimpse into my personal “spa day,” a little piece of my self-care practice featuring Malie Organic Products.

SEA SALUTATIONS: 5 YOGA POSES FOR SURFING

SEA SALUTATIONS: 5 YOGA POSES FOR SURFING

Yoga, especially a Vinyasa-style of yoga, is an amazing way for surfers to cross train: strengthening the core, building stamina, increasing lung capacity, sharpening coordination and creating flexibility. 

LIVING MY YOGA

LIVING MY YOGA

Yoga is: stretching, breathing, meditating, union of the body,mind and soul… And while these answers are not necessarily wrong, through my own practice I’ve come to learn that yoga is so much more.

#MADEFORYOGA: HOW YOGA SAVED MY LIFE

#MADEFORYOGA: HOW YOGA SAVED MY LIFE

But I kept coming back. I kept showing up on my mat time and time again. I was addicted to the practice and addicted to the feeling that I left my mat with. 

6 TIPS FOR CATCHING MORE WAVES

6 TIPS FOR CATCHING MORE WAVES

These tips will help anyone who is looking to catch a couple more waves during their next session. So whether you are about to go on a surf trip to a popular destination, or you are just getting frustrated with the crowds at your home break, try one, three, or all of these suggestions below to help you get your fair share of waves.

BACK TO THE MAT: CREATING A HOME YOGA PRACTICE

BACK TO THE MAT: CREATING A HOME YOGA PRACTICE

A home practice has brought me back to the mat, back to my sacred space and my own personal practice, free of comparison, free of judgment and more open to possibilities.

LEARNING PATIENCE

LEARNING PATIENCE

Over and over again, I’ve been told that, “Patience is a virtue,” and that, “Good things come to those who wait.” I’ve had the word “patience” thrown at me more times than I can count, but in all honesty, I’ve never fully grasped the concept of being patient until now…