health at every size
March 12, 2018
I often hear from folks who want to try yoga but are convinced that they don't have the right gear or the right body or the right lifestyle for it. It's no wonder! When we think of yoga...
July 6, 2017
I teach a pose in my yoga classes that I've been calling the “funky flamingo.”
Obviously the funky flamingo isn’t a sacred, ancient yoga pose! It’s just a fun shape with a silly name...
August 6, 2016
Exercise used to be my unhealthy obsession. It usually felt joyless, but I gave it hours every day. I’d jog alone at night and lift weights so aggressively that I was nearly always sore...
May 27, 2016
After what feels like weeks upon weeks of rain, the sun has finally emerged here in Chapel Hill. The past few days have been beautiful, balmy, and nearly 90 degrees, and after being in...
January 23, 2016
Recently, I came across a box of some of my many old journals. The last time I stumbled upon them, I found some embarrassing relics of my past, including a love letter to New Kids on th...
January 5, 2016
You don't need to toil through the work week, just hoping to make it through till it's finally time for your weekly yoga class or private yoga session. Sneak in mindful movement and dee...
June 15, 2015
As much as I enjoy teaching them, I know that group yoga classes aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Sometimes you just want to spend time on your yoga mat on your own terms, away from a crow...
January 20, 2015
Why do I, someone with a public health and health coaching background, encourage people to stop trying to lose weight?
Focusing on weight loss rarely makes people healthier and happier...
December 18, 2014
In September my friends and I at Grow Well ran our first session of Yoga Basics, an online, body positive yoga program. It's all about finding ease and kindness for your body and mind!
November 11, 2014
Fall is without a doubt my favorite time of year. The leaves are vibrant, the angle of afternoon light is lovely, and for reasons I can’t entirely explain, I love the state fair.
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