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Mindshift Monday: Becoming..

Welcome to another Monday, are you ready to make shift happen?  P.S. If you’re new to Mindshift Mondays, you can read the back story here.   #MindshiftMantra: Becoming… | Who are you becoming? We’re all on a journey, a path to becoming something, someone, somewhere. Accepting our human-ness along the way. Always a moment away from being the best version of ourselves. Who you are being now creates the path to who you are becoming.     This week create who you are becoming and make shift happen.   

Mindshift Monday: Don’t be afraid of being a beginner

Welcome to another Monday, are you ready to make shift happen?  P.S. If you’re new to Mindshift Mondays, you can read the back story here.   #MindshiftMantra: Don’t be afraid of being a beginner | We all have to start somewhere right?   Happy holiday Monday peeps! Did you have a great weekend? Try something new? It was scorching hot in the Bay Area but a beautiful weekend nonetheless. I was teaching a yoga class this weekend and had a couple of newbies in class. I could tell they were a little hesitant about being there but also eager to learn.Continue Reading >>

#MindshiftMantra | Choose You

#mindshiftmantra Today is the first Monday of the year, it’s the big day when we all completely change our lives. Throw out the sugar and get back in the gym (twice a day) right? Wrong. I’ve been there myself and the pressure of it all creates the exact opposite of the results we are wanting. Before stressing out at how behind you are already, take a breath and CHOOSE YOU. Put yourself before the todo lists and resolutions and choose to accept you as you are right now in this moment. We are human, and we form habits good andContinue Reading >>

Mindful Monday: Wisdom from silence

Whoosh… and just like that we are officially in spring. It’s crazy how everything is always changing ALL THE TIME. And when I say everything, I mean EVERYTHING. This concept of change is exactly what I spent 3 days pondering at my “refresher” Vipassana course out in beautiful North Fork, California. I put the word refresher in quotes because technically that’s what these short courses are meant to be, a little re-charge for old students that have done the 10-day course previously. In my case it was a combination of “shocker” and “re-fresher”. Shocker because I quickly realized how muchContinue Reading >>

Mindful Mala Project

Mindfulness is finally getting its turn in the spotlight and rightly so, check out this latest Times article. The practice of turning inwards and working out the mind with a few minutes of silence is proving to have profound affects on the mind, body, and emotions. As with many activities, training mind in a group setting provides support and creates and energetic force field that enhances the experience. With that being said I’m excited to announce my new class and project, Mindful Mala. Mala is a sanskrit word meaning “garland” and is commonly used to describe a string of 108Continue Reading >>