Book Hangover

This morning I woke up feeling nauseous, dried out and remorseful. My head ached, I felt like I needed to drink a gallon of water, and I could barely move. My eyes were sore and I couldn’t open them beyond tiny slits. It was 10a and I couldn’t imagine climbing out of bed, much less […]

Getting Flexible

Today, I want to talk about flexibility. As a yoga instructor, the topic of flexibility might seem a little obvious and cliche, but I’m not talking about THAT kind of flexibility!  It’s all good and well to lengthen your hamstrings and create more flexibility in your hips and along your spine, but I mean to […]

Aligned Flow Family!

Hooray! I have two exciting announcements to make! Beginning next Tuesday, my fiance, Alex will be leading a 3 week arm balance series during his regular class time, 9:15a at Prana Yoga in Denville, NJ. I cannot recommend this enough! When Alex and I met, I had been practicing yoga for about 9 years, but […]

One Love Beach

Road trips have played a big role in my life. I have taken many trips up and down the East coast, up and down the West coast, all around in between and from coast to coast. I’ve been known to take 12 hour (each way) trips in a weekend. Most of these trips were taken […]

Today’s Emily Dickinson

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” Emily Dickinson Today is Friday, and the end of a typical week. There were moments of excitement, inspiration, sadness, frustration, gratitude, overwhelm….you know a typical week. I’m sure you’ve had them. Life […]

Commencement: Part 2

…..continued from Commencement: Part 1 3. Philosophy and Ethics. Then you introduce aspects of thought that are philosophical which means, really no one entirely agrees, and they bring up some awesome aspects of what it means to be a human being. Here you will learn how to say pa-TAHN-ja-li and not pa-tahn-JA-li (hopefully) , learn […]

Commencement: Part 1

com·mence·ment  (k-mnsmnt) n.  1. A beginning; a start. “Every ending is also a beginning. That is why they call graduation commencement.” Michael K. 2013 Aligned Flow  200 Hour Teacher Training Graduate The above is just one of the quotables from  the past 6 months in teacher training. Many more of these quotes were printed out and sewn into […]