"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… Continue reading Skinny mini: A yoga girls journey of disordered eating
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.
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.
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… Continue reading A Yogi goes to GREECE
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… Continue reading Mudras, Mantras & Mala’s oh my! & Other words you might hear in a yoga class
For many yogi's in the world, Bali is a destination their dying to get their downward dog in. About a year and a half ago, something drew me to Bali that's hard to explain to someone when they asked why I wanted to go so badly. I just had to go, it was that simple.… Continue reading Yoga in Bali: Tips & Tricks from a Travel Yogi
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… Continue reading Confessions of a GRATEFUL YOGI: Bali Edition
Friday morning yoga flow in a nutshell! Enjoy. Namaste, Kay. https://quik.gopro.com/v/uIb1jJihu7/
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… Continue reading Bali’in on a Budget
I woke up this morning feeling numb. Yesterday I felt content but everyday is different for me. The only similarity with every morning is the sheer exhaustion. It doesn't matter if I sleep for 9 hours or 4 hours the exhaustion is just the same. I had a migraine for three days strait but thankfully… Continue reading Confessions of a Miscarrying Yogi Pt.2