Life design

choose love over self judgement for valentine's day

Choose Love Over Self Judgement

February, in Minnesota, typically means snow, cold, and Valentine’s Day. With some hockey mixed in. Although it’s the shortest month, it always feels like the longest to me. We’re tired of icy weather and ready for spring, ready to see if March is coming in like a lion or lamb. February feels like a month …

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Yoga Nidra Restorative Yoga Classes

Earlier this month I made a return to a studio where I taught pre-pandemic. YogaFresh, located in Woodbury, Minnesota, is a special place. It’s a studio with students who have thousands of classes under their belt (not an exaggeration – next to their check in names are the number of classes they’ve completed), but everyone …

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Recommendations for Non – Yoga Books

Yoga books tend to be fairly predictable. Most lists of recommendations in yoga lit, whether it’s yoga teacher training or some kind of thematic book club, usually include the same reads. “The Untethered Soul.” “The Alchemist.” Anything by Ram Dass. To be clear, I enjoy many of these kinds of works, but these aren’t works …

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November Mantra Design

Mantras are refrains that reiterate messages in our lives. People can use their mantras for different things – a reminder to self, a call for something, or a combination approach – and for me, coming up with a theme for specific months or seasons is usually how I design my approach. I integrate my manifestation …

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