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November 22, 2018

My first summer at sleep-away camp I broke my leg playing duck-duck-goose. I was 11. After arriving home 24 days earlier than my parents expected (pause for reaction), I spent most of the summer with a leg cast in pink plaster from thigh to toe, sitting on the floor by...

October 23, 2018

You know that friend who seems to never let things go? Someone who still gets upset or angry about that thing that happened years ago that you've apologized for 100 times? Someone who can't seem to forgive, forget and simply move on? 

Maybe that someone i...

October 2, 2018

I am all over the place. All over the web, that is.

So if you want to access some "oldies but goodies" like Five Signs You're In a Terrible Yoga Class (and what you can do about it) and What's the Difference Between Upward Facing Dog and Cobra Pose?

then mozy on over to...

August 1, 2018

I got into an argument with my also-a-yoga-teacher boyfriend the other day. Does five minutes a day of meditation count?

"She's telling EVERYONE that she's "meditating" but she's just using this APP that dings and tells you to sit still for five minutes and then gives y...

June 14, 2017

I used to hate backbends. They. Just. Hurt. And they felt impossibly difficult. After a lot of practice and education, we became great friends. Here are a few tips to help you love them now like I do. Then check out this 25-minute practice to try it yourself.

1. Keep yo...

June 13, 2017

Sometimes I think this world is obsessed with Core Strength. But then again, I am too. It's not about the six pack abs and tiny waistline because as your know Mr Iyengar had quite a beautiful round belly.

On the contrary it's about the human starfish. A student told me...

December 13, 2016

You've got to start somewhere! If you're interested in learning how to get upside down and relate with your world in new way, check out this quick video on how to do a headstand (sirsana A).

Check out these additional tips that didn't make it into the video.

1. Working a...

August 31, 2016

Have you ever taken a trip that's just for you? It wasn't until a few years ago that I started taking my hard-earned time off very seriously. Not only did these just-for-me trips remove the seasonal stress residue that had built up in my life but upon my return my life...

August 8, 2016

Dear Athleta,

I noticed you have a new yoga model in your catalog. Her tights look great. And her pose looks crappy. Can you please fix this?

Thanks,
Rebecca

PS. I love you.

So, what's wrong with this yoga pose?

Firstly, this kind of thing only happens with people who are e...

July 18, 2016

Is this your typical day?

6am wake up and guzzle coffee
8am ARGH metro! Late again!
9-6 desk-jockey, guzzle more coffee through meetings, scarf down lunch at your desk
7p rush to yoga class
9p check emails & watch even more upsetting news coverage

I'll be honest my day i...

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