Yoga Health Coaching Blog

What I love about the Body Thrive habits is that they are so approachable for anyone at any level of their health journey, especially Habit 8- Healthier Eating Guidelines.  In the beginning it is somewhat one size fits all noticing our eating schedule, adding more greens, and maybe lessening sugar.  I loved this one size fits all approach so much, because it allowed me to not make too many hard dietary changes right away, until...

Vaastu Basics I first discovered Vaastu while listening to a Yogahealer podcast years ago, where Cate Stillman interviewed Sherri Silverman. I had already been working as a Commercial Interior Designer for over a decade, and while Eastern Sciences such as Feng Shui and Vaastu were never a priority while working with commercial clients, I personally took interest in them. I had been teaching yoga and self-studying Ayurveda, so learning more about Vaastu provided an even more...

I must start this reflection by saying that I started writing it almost a year ago.  It was shortly after the horrific murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Times were, and still are very sensitive. I wanted to do something to help so badly, but I wasn’t sure what to do. I could see three routes that a privileged individual like myself could take: Flee, Fight, or Freeze. I chose to freeze, and I acknowledge that my privilege has...

How could bananas, dogs, and samskaras possibly be related? In my mind, there was no separating them…until now. Samskaras are the old stories and beliefs we tell ourselves. Old patterns of thinking, moving, eating, believing. The list goes on. They are reactions and patterns created in our minds by our thoughts, influencing our actions. When these stories and patterns are continually repeated, we become less mindful of them and the habits become stronger and mindLESS. I...

Pregnancy can seem ominous—especially during the first trimester when everything is changing so fast. Nourishing your body, staying grounded and supported should be high priorities during this time. Thankfully, Ayurveda can help. I remember when I was pregnant with my first child, my body changed so fast I couldn’t believe it! I just felt bloated all the time...