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August 3, 2018

I know that sometimes Ashtanga gets a reputation of being somewhat intimidating. For example the invocation/chant at the beginning of class. To me, understanding better why we do things, like the chant, make them feel more accessible, genuine and enjoyable. My personal...

May 31, 2018

This Summer we at The Yoga Circle are very excited to offer a series introducing the Mysore approach to Ashtanga Yoga. Many of you have studied Ashtanga Yoga with myself, Shannon Hancock and Kerry Burgess and/or Caroline Russell here at The Yoga Circle in a led class s...

March 27, 2018

I remember when I first started hearing this word "Chakra."  I did not know much about this concept until my Yoga Teacher Training with Akasha Ellis and Bliss Wood at Birmingham Yoga in 2013. I was immediately hit with what a fascinating way it is to conceptualize of t...

January 19, 2018


This weekend, I watched Patton Oswalt's new comedy special and in it was my new favorite quote/mantra: "It's chaos, be kind." He attributes this to his late wife, Michelle McNamara, when discussing how unfair and random life seems at times. A statement that I feel cou...

December 12, 2017

Today combines so many of my favorite things, yoga, politics, voting... (oh my!)

I have never claimed to be a "quiet woman." In fact, I am sometimes confused by women who are very quiet.... when I was a bit younger my father once told me I curse like a sailor, and as mu...

December 7, 2017

I do not openly publicize or market often the fact that Tarot Card readings are a part of my business and a service I offer to my clients, in part because of how seriously I take the energy it opens you up to as the reader....

When I was younger, my grandmother came to...

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