Too many of us have been asleep for too long, able to ignore the pain and struggles of a reality we will never know or understand firsthand. We can no longer pretend that bigotry, racism, misogyny, discrimination, hate crimes, and prejudice don’t exist—so maybe now we can finally do something about it, together and in … Continue reading Rise Up
In our first Breath+Sutras gathering we took time to connect with ourselves and our community allowing for space and freedom to explore new ideas, old fears, and most of all hope for a better way of life. As a group we joined in Pranayama (breath exercises) and took turns guiding each other through a variety … Continue reading A Practice of Contentment
In these trying times we come back to that which keeps us whole, grounded, and free—our breath and our perspective on life and the world around us. I provide weekly classes to help those who join me stay connected with community, express themselves through physical yoga postures, and feel supported during a time of isolation. … Continue reading Breath+Sutras ✨
I’m so happy to continue offering my weekly classes online during this challenging time. I feel that connection and community are essential to our healing and I want to be available for those who want to maintain their practice and stay connected. I’m so grateful for all of my students and am inspired by your … Continue reading Ashtanga Yoga with V – Available Online!
There is comfort in the shadows...so much so that we often choose to stay there, hiding from the light without even realizing it. In my own journey of personal healing, I often have to reflect on where I’ve been and how far I’ve come, but also be brutally honest with myself about where I am … Continue reading Comfort in the Shadows
When I arrive at the top of my mat I am granted a moment of self-reflection. It is here that I can quiet the outside world and begin to focus on what I am bringing to my practice--my body, my breath, and my mind just as they are. It is also here that one can … Continue reading This is My Body
Happiest of holidays to all from #healthylivingbyv 🎄🎁✨🤗 Stay tuned into the new year as lots of new and exciting ways to join me will be coming soon!!! 💕 #yoga #yogaphilosophy #yogateachers #210yoga #ayurveda #pranayama #meditation #ryt200TT #ryt200 #eryt200 #yacep #ryt500 #inthebliss
As I continue to work on living my best life into my forties, I must face the debilitating beliefs that plagued my childhood, teen years, and younger adulthood. I am grateful for ever coming across The Four Agreements more than 10 years ago to help me start to reset my way of thinking. I realize … Continue reading Healing from Diet Culture
Three of the greatest gifts I have received as an Ashtanga practitioner and Ashtanga teacher are these amazing human beings I am standing with here. I treasure each of them tremendously. It is Taylor Hunt who ultimately brought us all together and I am and will be forever grateful. Taylor Hunt is my teacher. Before … Continue reading This is my practice.
Join me THIS Saturday at 5 Points Local for an Ashtanga Yoga Method Workshop to find out!!! We'll explore a bit of the history and the philosophy along with a deep dive into the method of Ashtanga Yoga. Broaden your understanding, deepen your own practice and enhance your overall experience of yoga. Register online today … Continue reading What is Ashtanga Yoga anyway???