#fuelhappiness

Life has been beautifully busy lately! A new job with Lululemon has created a lot of wonderful change, but as I adjust to my new schedule I am still learning where my personal creative time fits in.   Luckily I’ve been able to stretch my creative legs at work! For the holiday season Lululemon launched #fuelhappiness with the purpose of spreading joy to individuals, and … Continue reading #fuelhappiness

Each Morning You Are Given a Blank Canvas…

I created this little cartoon based on the words of one of my most influential yoga teachers Carrie Martello. Don’t let the negatives of the day before muddy the next day. Know you are given a clean slate & the choice to focus on, & express, love, graduated, & kindness in each moment. Make your life as colorful, vibrant, & full as love as possible. … Continue reading Each Morning You Are Given a Blank Canvas…

What Is Yoga to Me & Why Do I Practice Yoga

Yesterday I began my second yoga teacher training, a week intensive at Core Power Yoga, my home studio in Fort Collins.  Seven years ago I completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training, but I was not in a place in my life where I was ready to teach, I was healing and struggling with many personal insecurities, so I abandoned my practice and never took … Continue reading What Is Yoga to Me & Why Do I Practice Yoga

Savasana Chakra Garden

Savasana, the act of surrender, practicing becoming one with the earth, letting go, and appreciating stillness. I love the heaviness I feel in my body during savasana at the end of practice, allowing the earth to hold all my weight. I was inspired by this pose for this piece I recently finished in Adobe Illustrator. I wanted to represent the body connected to the earth … Continue reading Savasana Chakra Garden

What Buddha Said

Here’s new illustration to start Friday off, with some insprational words of wisdom from buddha.  Through my yoga practice I have learned just how much power our thoughts and our intentions have many aspects life.  I continuously remind myself to focus on living with gratitude.  I gently remind myself daily to let go of fears and worries that don’t serve me.  I concentrate on feeling … Continue reading What Buddha Said

Chandra Namaskar / Moon Salutation

This is a beautiful sequence to practice in the evening, especially if your like me, and your body and mind need a little coaxing into bed at night. The nature of Chandra Namaskar is slow, fluid, calming, and replenishing.  In contrast to Surya Namaskar, Sun Salutation, which creates heat and wakes the body up, Chandra Namaskar cools and relaxes the body.  The following sequence I … Continue reading Chandra Namaskar / Moon Salutation

Yoga Poses to Align Your Chakras

Physically tapping in to each chakra simulates balance between the energies in our bodies and minds, so on days when I can’t make it to class, or if I need an overall boost throughout the day, I find that even few minutes set aside to run through a series of poses focused on balancing chakras, helps me feel more energized and centered.  These 7 poses … Continue reading Yoga Poses to Align Your Chakras