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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!

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!

SUMMER SCHEDULE: Group Yoga Updates

SUMMER SCHEDULE: Group Yoga Updates

Group yoga summer schedule updates, including Saturdays by the sea, Community Yoga schedule, and an opportunity to blend yoga and adventure.

FEBRUARY Rincon #commUNITY Yoga!

FEBRUARY Rincon #commUNITY Yoga!

Roll out your mat with me once a month for a Community Yoga Class! These monthly meet-ups are intended to help build, grow and bridge the local + visiting yoga communities, as well as to help raise awareness and donations for local organizations and people doing positive things in the community. Donations are not mandatory, and everyone is welcome to join the practice.

DECEMBER Rincon #commUNITY Yoga is ON this Sunday!

DECEMBER Rincon #commUNITY Yoga is ON this Sunday!

Now Monthly, Rincon PR #commUNITY Yoga is ON for this Sunday, December 2nd at 9:30am. Class will be held at the Lighthouse of Rincon between Maria’s Beach and Domes Beach and will be benefiting the Puerto Rico Dog Fund.

RELAX & UNWIND: A restorative yoga practice to promote a good night's sleep

RELAX & UNWIND: A restorative yoga practice to promote a good night's sleep

A simple-to-follow restorative yoga sequence for when the sun goes down. Designed to help you relax and unwind from your day and to promote deep rest and a peaceful night’s sleep.

A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SURFING (from a barely-above-average working class surfer)

A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SURFING (from a barely-above-average working class surfer)

For many surfers, surfing is a lifelong sport. One in which there is no final destination, no finish line to cross. Even as average, working class surfers (as I like to refer to myself) we get locked into this obsession of always wanting to take our surfing one step further. So, if you’re a bit like me, and looking for a few ways to help improve your surfing and up your fun factor out in the water, I’ve put together an easy-to-follow list here!

10 THINGS I've Learned From My Time in Bali

10 THINGS I've Learned From My Time in Bali

Like everywhere in the world, Bali has its fair share of issues, downfalls, and straight up ugly sides. But, for me at least, the positives greatly outweigh the negatives, and I credit this little slice of paradise to teaching me some extremely valuable life lessons, lessons that seem to be deeply rooted in the people, the culture, and the sacred lands and waters found on, in, and around the Island of the Gods…

MOMENTS FROM MEDITATION: Consciously creating my best life

MOMENTS FROM MEDITATION: Consciously creating my best life

Shortly after my meditation this morning, as I was sipping my coffee and writing in my journal, this affirmation drifted into my mind: I am constantly and consciously creating my best life. I reflected on this, and I thought I’d share what I took from it, what it means to me, and maybe my words will also land with you.

108 SUN SALUTATIONS: When, where, and why??

108 SUN SALUTATIONS: When, where, and why??

It’s the Summer Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere. Many cultures, religions, and groups of people hold this day as sacred and perform different “rituals” to honor this new season. Yogis across the world join together for 108 Sun Salutations as a way to honor this transitional time of year. But why??

MOVING MINDFULLY: An Accessible Guide to More Sustainable Travel

MOVING MINDFULLY: An Accessible Guide to More Sustainable Travel

Because for those of us who itch to see the world, surf perfect waves, and experience the beauty and diversity of other cultures, not traveling is simply out of the question. So, the question then becomes: How can we travel more mindfully?

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!

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

NEVER QUIT YOUR DAY DREAM

From the moment my obsession with surfing began, maybe around 8 or 9 years old, I always day-dreamed about becoming a professional surfer. Throughout my early teenage years I surfed in competitions and I even managed to receive support from a few amazing sponsors. And as a kid that grew up in a wave-starved stretch of coast in South Carolina, I felt like I was doing a damn good job. Like I was well on my way.

A NEW YOGA PLAYLIST... And some updates about life

A NEW YOGA PLAYLIST... And some updates about life

A new 90minute Vinyasa-inspired Playlist featuring Trevor Hall, Yoste, Hippie Sabatoge, and more. "Move & Groove" will evoke playfulness, fun, and self-love during your time on the mat. Enjoy!

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. 

INDO ESSENTIALS: WHAT I PACKED FOR 2 MONTHS IN BALI

INDO ESSENTIALS: WHAT I PACKED FOR 2 MONTHS IN BALI

Because the truth is, you really don't need much, and packing light means less to schlep around the airports and more space to bring some goodies back with you :)

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. CHELSEA HARMS-TUOHY

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. CHELSEA HARMS-TUOHY

Dr. Chelsea Harms-Tuohy is a marine scientist, a yoga teacher, and a person that is working hard to protect our reefs and save our oceans while passionately living her truth.

SUNBURNT & SALTY on the MIDORI BIKINIS BLOG!

SUNBURNT & SALTY on the MIDORI BIKINIS BLOG!

I've been a HUGE fan of Midori Bikinis for a while now and needless to say I was beyond stoked to get an article featured on their blog. Check out my post "A Daily Checklist for Self-Love."