I am obsessed with the Mylkman. His fresh, handmade Almond Mylk is nondairy and the best I have ever had. It tastes like dessert.
Your body requires hydration to digest your food, to regulate your hormones, and to be able to think clearly.
Even your favorite celebrities go through tough periods and have heartbreak. They must empower themselves with healthy choices, as do you!
I am not a five-year-plan type. I tend to put one foot in front of the other and to allow things to unfold.
Yoga is a part of who I am. It has given me a permanent relationship. A relationship between my body, my mind, and my emotions.
I am under no illusion that yoga is the solution to all issues! That's why I am a very open-minded yogi.
Arm balances, in general, are excellent for strength-building.
Kind Bars are my lifesaver. They are so convenient for my on-the-go lifestyle and are delicious!
You can totally have a great little yoga routine in 20 minutes: 10 sun salutations and five or six standing poses and five minutes of stretching.
I don't do long juice cleanses because, for me, it messes up my metabolism, and I actually gain weight.
Body image has a lot to do with where you're coming from personally.
I liked school. I was creative and artistic and fit into most groups.
I wake up and meditate for 20 minutes. The first thing I do when I wake up is say, 'Thank you.'
Our mental state fuels our emotions, and our bodies reflect those emotions.
Yoga is really all about process, acceptance, and becoming more present, and I really want to show that it can expand off the mat.
I have always loved the Barnsdall Art Center and the Hollyhock House.
We hold a lot of emotional energy in the hips, which is why they're often tight.
The forward bend really relaxes the nervous system and brings blood flow back to the brain.
For nearly every challenging moment in life, there's a yoga pose to help you feel better.
My father first brought yoga into my life when I was 7. He began yoga, meditation, and diet to help with his back injuries incurred from being really athletic. Once he healed, he began to use yoga to take his body to a new level.
Coming up with a simple statement like 'I choose health' is a good beginning.
Yoga can benefit you no matter what mood you find yourself in.
I love to take a walk to get myself present and to wind my mind down.
I think that whenever we're physical, not just in yoga, I think that physical exercise brings up a lot of emotional things. If someone's in a spinning class, they might just start crying. That just happens.
Iyengar yoga, hatha yoga, vinyasa flow - I love them all! My go-to is vinyasa, but I really love a mix of the purist forms and the fun stuff.
If you focus on what's wonderful, that's where the energy will go.
Yoga is equal parts strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance.
Speaking positively about our bodies is as essential as the physical activity we engage in.
I try to get a workout for myself in before I work with my clients. I do this to center myself.
Twists are wonderful for whittling your waist, stretching your back, and detoxifying the body.
My father was a complex man - expansive and uncontainable, volatile and aggressive. He was also the one who introduced me to yoga. He practiced daily, and I would sometimes practice alongside him. His example inspired me.
I love the plie squat. I love that because I can feel my glutes and inner thighs, and it makes me feel grounded.
Before you find a way to channel your emotional energy, you must take time to be still and actually feel. Meditation is a simple tool for becoming present.
I love a good, old-fashioned sliced apple sprinkled with salt and cinnamon, and sometimes cayenne, to enhance the flavor and give it a kick.
Although I spent years thinking that I had fat arms, I am now approached by women daily who want to know how they can get arms like mine.
I schedule 'me' time because, just like everyone else, I need to unwind. I try to remember to take it easy and breathe.
At the end of my daily yoga routine, lying on the floor in Corpse Pose, I feel as though I am floating in a sea of pure love.
The only difference between a flexible person and one who is not is that the flexible person has to go farther to get the same stretch.
I have found that most meal plans will work, simply because it causes us to become more aware as we eat.
We're always in the middle of two energies. Gravity is sinking you down; inspiration is pulling you up.
Flexibility depends upon your range of motion and will enable you to do more day-to-day tasks with comfort and ease.
Sometimes moving your body can bring you into a better place mentally and emotionally.