Two books I cite with utmost reverence in The Healing Journey are shown here alongside it. Both The Four Agreements and Wheels of Life are filled with wisdom that has inspired me and my own healing as well as how I teach and guide others. For many years I have referred and come back to … Continue reading Owning Your Path
The Healing Journey: A Guide to Self-Discovery should now be available to order online at your local bookstores! Supporting small businesses is the cornerstone of a thriving community. If you find yourself in the heart of San Antonio, check out The Twig at The Historic Pearl for your next book purchase. Shop small and shop … Continue reading Support Local Businesses!
The process of healing can be painful and it is often difficult to know where to begin. You do not have to go at it alone and my new book can be a helpful way to start. It’s a very simple and practical guide to help process that pain, relieve suffering, and work towards habits … Continue reading You Are Not Alone
...There is power in practicing stillness, and it is most effective and most important in small but difficult moments. Where there are challenges, difficulty, and sometimes resistance, there is room for growth or at least an opportunity to learn. When you allow yourself time to pause before judging, speaking, or reacting to any situation, you … Continue reading A Sneak Peek!
Healthy Living by V began in 2013 as a personal health and wellness blog. Incorporating the principles of Yoga and Ayurveda was a natural progression through my studies and development as a teacher. As I’ve continued to work with those interested in living a healthier, happier quality of life, projects to reach more and more … Continue reading Exciting New Things to Come…
Navigating through life has its challenges along with seemingly endless obstacles but more important than anything is that you don’t have to go through it alone. If you find yourself feeling a bit stuck, in need of some guidance, or just interested in some redirection, consider reaching out and let’s explore it together. A life … Continue reading Life Coaching with V
We do our best as we go through life. We're taught along the way either directly or indirectly how to manage our daily stress, major life events, and various degrees of trauma. At some point we may come to realize that the habits we've developed over time are no longer as useful as they once … Continue reading Your Emotions Are Not The Enemy
There are many different ways to approach one's journey towards healing and yet not all methods are a great fit for everyone. Many students who begin working with me towards their own path originally come to my classes to learn something interesting, hopefully fun and physical with little interest--at least in the beginning--of going any … Continue reading The Healing Journey
One of the greatest gifts of 2020 for me was joining the faculty of Hamsa Yoga School (RYS) to teach philosophy in their 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training program. I loved the opportunity to facilitate an open discussion for new teachers to study the Yoga Sutras and help them discover how they might apply the … Continue reading Welcome to Breath+Sutras
As we enter into this new year with renewed hope, a desire for continued personal growth, and the healing that comes from connection and community, I welcome you to join me for a class or two sometime. For those students new to me, I've laid out the fundamentals of my classes and workshops here and … Continue reading Welcome to Ashtanga with V