Highly Sensitive People and Empaths: Boundaries!

Do you identify as a HSP or Empath? Do you often feel like you don’t know where “you end and others begin”? Or wonder why you feel so crummy after being with certain people? Have you been prone to burnout and nervous system overdrive? All of the above? No worries, you...

What Makes People Tick?

This is a question that is forever on my mind. What is it that keeps people motivated and inspired? For me, it has been to nurture and embrace my mental, emotional, and physical pain, and perhaps even heal it. I first came to yoga over half my life ago, as a teenager,...

Rewrite Your Destiny in 2017 at Kripalu

Yoga, Movement, and Meditation for Self-Discovery with Nicole Smith at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health January 1–6, 2017 RSVP on Facebook Register Now at Kripalu What do kundalini, vinyasa, movement, meditation, self-discovery practices, and group coaching have to...

Yoga2Life Radio Interview

Just a quick post to share this interview I did for Yoga2Life Radio! It was a wonderful experience and I’m so honored to have been featured on this amazing podcast. Listen at Yoga2Life Radio And while you’re there, check out other episodes and share with...

Two Leela Yoga Workshops in June

Yoga for Actualizing Goals and Yoga for Stress Reduction Two Leela Yoga Workshops in June on the majestic island of Alameda with Nicole Smith 500-hour yoga teacher, certified life coach, and master’s student in Somatic Psychology at California Institute of Integral...

A Transformational Year

When we last checked in, I let you know I had completed my first barre teacher training, and am still so grateful I did! Those small isometric movements done with a quick pace strengthened and kept my back healthy, heart dancing, and all the happiness that goes along...

Journey Into Yoga and Meditation

Meditation was never something that came easily, but like everything else worth hard work and determination, it has changed my life forever. I’m on a mission to get the world to meditate— in one form or another. I started five years ago and to say I would...