Yoga for EveryBODY

Lately something very disturbing has been brought to my attention. I can sit around a preach that yoga is for everyone and as long as you can breathe, you can do yoga but that couldn't be further from the truth. Confused? Let me explain. One week ago today, I was teaching a yoga class and…

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3 Biggest Life Lessons

I’m young, inexperienced and naïve. At 23, I’ve been through heartache, loss, love, lust and I’ve learned to adapt to the wild ride that is life. And although I’ve only made 23 revolutions around the sun, I continue to grow and learn every moment I’m alive. Today I present to you the 3 biggest life…

The (un) vegan yogi

I’m not a vegan. I do yoga. Contrary to popular belief, these two things don’t always go hand in hand. I’ve been criticized for this “hypocrisy” but most of those criticizers don't even give me the time of day to explain myself. So, this blog is for you (vegan) haters.  In the Yoga world, there…

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…

The Yoga Stalker

I have a stalker. He doesn't follow me home or look through my windows at night but that doesn't make him any less of a stalker. But before you tell me I'm using the word "stalker" incorrectly or accusing someone of false behavior, let me give you the definition of the word according to yourdictionary.com.…

Pisces Soul and Yogi Toes: A tale of letting go

New Years brings with it a fresh start and a clean slate. Towards the end of the year, I hung on to resentment towards people in my life and made the decision to let all of that go. Here’s the tale of being a stubborn Pisces and how the wisdom of the meditation practice in yoga helped me find forgiveness in others and with myself. Namaste, Kay.