Woo Hoo I’m Baaaack!

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October 1, 2015

Happy October Yogis! I am so excited to be back in Ohio after a few weeks filled with Top Thrill Yoga and the most awesOMe adventure in Greece. I am full of inspiration, stories, and beautiful photos from the I Am Love Yoga retreat in Santorini, so stay tuned over the next few weeks for […]


Top Thrill Yoga

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July 28, 2015

A note from The Daily Downward Dog: This post originally ran on July 17, 2012. As I prepare for the Top Thrill Yoga Retreat at The Hotel Breakers this August 28-30, I pulled this out of the archives for inspiration and thought you might like to read it too!   I talk a lot in my yoga […]



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July 21, 2015

I am in the midst of my 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, knee deep in yoga texts, self study, and special projects, and loving this incredible journey to becoming a certified 500-hour Yoga Teacher. One of my homework assignments this month comes straight from a book we are reading called Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages […]


It’s official and I’m extremely happy to report that I have reached the point in my life where I own more yoga pants than I do grown up dress pants. The staple in my closet used to be black power pant suits, now my power pants are a plethora of colorful and unique yoga pants along with […]

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Top Thrill Yoga Retreat!

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June 22, 2015

I’ve had many requests to lead a yoga retreat on a beach that didn’t require securing an international passport, or being far from family for a whole week. For those of you who want to get away from it all, dip your toes in the sand, and relax and recharge at a really awesome vacation destination, […]


I have a new favorite mantra that I shared in my yoga classes this week. I wish the words were my own, but they are the beautiful and inspiring words of Buddha. What You Feel, You Attract. I put the mantra right to work on Monday morning, when I started to think about all the projects I’m […]


How about making this your mantra for the summer: Less Stress, More BEACH! That shouldn’t be hard to do with the summer beach yoga schedule I have planned. I am thrilled to say that tomorrow (May 23) kicks off the fifth year of bringing beach yoga to the beautiful Lake Erie shores and I’ll be […]

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What do you get when you combine hundreds of yogis, a beautiful park, yoga practice, music, food, and fun? Well, my yogi friends, you get a yogalicious evening of community and celebration called Elevate Akron! I’m excited to announce that the city of Akron, local yoga studios (Yoga Bliss Akron is one of the sponsors), and organizations […]


Have you ever noticed that every time you see an image of Buddha he is always smiling? Check it all of the images below; the man always has a big grin on his face. Sometimes his eyes are open, but in most cases his eyes are closed as he is deep in meditation – deep in that […]

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