Every day, as we all are, I am doing my very best and sometimes that in and of itself can feel quite overwhelming. From moment to moment the choices my husband and I have made range from having heated debates with strangers and friends, to spending quiet, quality time at home completely unplugged, to just … Continue reading Discovering Joy through Zoom
My somewhat recent semi-withdrawal from social media began with anger, frustration, sadness, and fear as an increase in meaningless talking points, pseudoscience by non-experts, and political rhetoric overwhelmed my feed by surprising sources. I felt disappointed and began to wonder, as we all do from time to time, why am I even here? In general … Continue reading Talk Less, Listen More
We are experiencing a collective awakening. We have been forced to slow down and find stillness and it has amplified systems of inequity, the self-righteous, and the oppressed. I am a teacher impassioned by love and kindness above all else which compels me to stand up and speak out against all forms of hate. Our … Continue reading Our Collective Awakening
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???
We're kicking off Full Primary Led at Hamsa School of Yoga and Ayurveda this Saturday, the 29th with the final installment of our Beginners Ashtanga Series from 9am - 11am...only $35 to join us!!! Beginning the following Saturday, May 6th from 8am to 930am, join V for Primary Led every weekend!!! Check out hamsayogaschool.com/classes for … Continue reading This week with V…