18 06, 2017

Babies Really Do Ruin Everything: A Baby Shower Idea and Book Review

I decided to throw a baby shower for my friend, Erin. I adore her and she was having her second baby. From what I've heard, old school etiquette is that you don't do a shower for second or third or crazy people babies (you know 4 or more). Buuuuut what if it's a boy and the

1 06, 2017

Book Review: Everywhere, Wonder

feature image from Town of Chestertown. Week 1, Day 1 with my students always starts the same. We go over how the Rise Up Yoga Curriculum works, what it can do for them, we talk about my one classroom rule, then we jump right in. I crack open Everwhere, Wonder (illustrated by Robbi Behr and

18 04, 2017

Sponsored: prAna love for the Earth and you!

This post is sponsored by my friends at prAna (they provided some of the clothing featured) but all opinion are my own. So I have an active lifestyle. I'm a full-time yoga teacher, business owner, busy mom, and many other things. When I shop, I do my best to find things that will last for

28 03, 2017

Let’s talk about trauma

Support yoga for kids in underserved populations! Trauma, trigger, and bullying are words that get really overused. Let's just get that out in the open right now. Now let's talk about how those words relate to the work I do at Rise Up Yoga. Trauma There are so many types of trauma one can experience.

27 03, 2017

On hoping to change the world one breath at a time

Support yoga for kids in underserved populations! I started a nonprofit back at the end of January. I was tired of being part of the rhetoric only and not real change. Now my hands are getting dirty and I'm actually chipping away at my piece of the world trying to make a positive change. Rise