Life & Love, Self-Care

Take the Break

While Yoga retreats come in all shapes and forms, for me I use them as a true reset button for my practice. A chance to explore, peel back the layers, remove all other obstacles of daily living, set intentions, and completely dedicate myself to my practice.

Life & Love

How Do You Feel About Being Naked?

I’ve had dreams, the last two nights of being naked. Interesting, as I’ve never had dreams like this before, but more so two nights in a row! The strange thing was that in the dream I was completely okay with it. It was just how I was supposed to be. Though it felt odd and… Continue reading How Do You Feel About Being Naked?

Yoga Practice

Committing to a Daily Practice

As we mark the new year and new decade, the thought of beginning anew, or hitting the reset button comes to mind. It is also a point of deep reflection and contemplation. Either way, it is the perfect point to go deeper into our practice, an opportunity to raise our vibrations. Now is the time… Continue reading Committing to a Daily Practice

Life & Love, Yoga Philosophy

Freedom + Joy

Sounds pretty lovely doesn’t it. But here’s the thing – that’s your given right on this planet. You have the right to be happy, to live fearlessly to embody joy in each moment. So what’s standing in the way? You. I’m sorry to be so blunt. I’m also sorry for the things that happened to… Continue reading Freedom + Joy

Yoga Practice

The Evolution of a Yoga Practice

The one thing I can say about my Yoga practice through these years is that it has brought me closer to myself. Slowing down my thoughts and consequential actions. Allowing me time to consider where my energy is going and whether it is worth pursuing. I came to Yoga through the physical practice, or Yoga… Continue reading The Evolution of a Yoga Practice

Yoga Practice

The Power of Ritual

Today marks for me 20 consecutive days of meditation, which also coincides with 20 days that I’ve been home from retreat in India. This is the biggest gift that I brought home with me. The power of ritual and a renewed and deeper focus to my own personal practice. The benefits have been amazing and… Continue reading The Power of Ritual

Life & Love, Yoga Practice

The Beauty of India

There is something so very magical about India. Perhaps the history dating back thousands of years, the people, the food, the magnificence of the Himalayas and Ma Ganga. There is something so provocative and beautiful it will draw you back again and again. Even sitting here just now invoking the sensation of being there, the… Continue reading The Beauty of India

Life & Love, Yoga Retreats

The Fire of India

Ma India loves you. Loves you so much that she wants the very best version of you to come forth and so will challenge you by all means necessary for that beautiful truth to emerge. A friend said: “upon arriving to India, she hands you all your emotions on a platter.” You then have a… Continue reading The Fire of India

Yoga Retreats

How to Pack for Your Wellness Retreat

Part 2 of a 3-Part Series on How to Prepare for Your Wellness Retreat. Check out Part 1: How to Mentally Prepare for Your Wellness Retreat   Here is the cold hard truth of packing. You are going to spend hours agonizing over whether to bring an extra sweater that you either won’t take out… Continue reading How to Pack for Your Wellness Retreat

Yoga Retreats

How to Mentally Prepare for a Wellness Retreat

At Sangha Wellness Retreats, one of our mottos is to “enjoy a vacation you don’t need a vacation from.” Essentially, we want to make sure we come home feeling rested and relaxed. Unlike some all-inclusive holidays that seem to require a 30-day liver detox or an adventure holiday that is so jam packed we forgot… Continue reading How to Mentally Prepare for a Wellness Retreat