Skinny mini: A yoga girls journey of disordered eating

"You have thick thighs, Kaila." My gymnastics coach must have seen my face because she took those words back as soon as she'd said them. "No. Thick thighs are a good thing for power as a gymnast. Look at Coach Melissa's thighs, they're nice and thick like yours!" I was 13 years old when my…

Letting go- why I quit my yoga job

Last week, I stepped away from my yoga studio job and it was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make. Teaching yoga is my passion and I️ can’t think of a better path to pursue. But I decided to step away from something that no longer served my life and I hope I can inspire you to do the same. I feel happier, lighter and ready for the next page of this grand adventure. Namaste, Kay.

A Yogi goes to GREECE

It was settled. I was headed to Nicaragua for a week to teach yoga, swing in a hammock, surf, play and be caught up in the magic ooeey-ness of wanderlust as I explored a new country. Life had other plans for me. Instead, I️ was caught up in a whirlwind of confusion. I️ was your…

Mudras, Mantras & Mala’s oh my! & Other words you might hear in a yoga class

Yoga Teacher: Settle into Ado Mukha Svasnasana and allow your breath to travel up and down the spine as your heels travel towards the ground. New Yogi/Yogini: WTF is this teacher talking about!? _____________________ So you're new to yoga and you have no idea what's going on and maybe you're not new and still have…

So, you wanna be a yoga teacher…the good, bad and ugly of teaching yoga.

So, you want to be a yoga teacher?  Not only am I very happy for you but I urge you to keep on this path if deep down inside you know it's what you are meant to do. I will warn you though, like anything else in life, it's not always sunshine and rainbows although…

Confessions of a GRATEFUL YOGI: Bali Edition

The last three weeks of my life are the best three weeks I've ever lived. I won't lie, it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows and truth be told it can't always be that way.  Otherwise you wouldn't appreciate all the good in your life.  Regardless, I make the choice to be happy and grateful. Visiting…

Bali’in on a Budget

If you're as broke as I am but you love travel, you might want to set your belongings down and read this. My ticket ended up being a present from my fiance but that doesn't mean I didn't save prior to that. In fact, I was saving for a whole year before he gifted the…