Let Go & Get Grounded

As the autumn winds creep in and the summer glow fades, it seems Mother Nature is once again reminding us to let go instead of holding on. To trust that after a period of rest, new growth will appear. This change in season is an invitation to come inside and pay attention. You may have […]

Yoga and the Koshas: 5 Layers of Being

For many of us, the physical body or physical motivations are what first brings us to a yoga practice. It is an entry point into Yoga and its philosophy. Many students notice their bodies getting stronger, more flexible, and able to stay upright with better balance and mobility. We may even begin to sleep better and […]

Connecting with Nature: The Benefits of Practicing Yoga Outdoors

It is the middle of summer in the Midwest. The days are long and the temperatures are warm. Exercising outdoors is one of the best things you can do for yourself. A favorite among many yogis is outdoor yoga. While yoga studios are often a relaxing, quiet, climate-controlled Zen environment, nothing can beat warm sunshine […]

Restorative Yoga vs. Yin Yoga

Middle aged woman in dragonfly pose lying forward on bolster

Did you know yin yoga and restorative yoga are not the same thing? From the outside, the practices look similar – they both include long holds, utilize props, are slow and introverted practice, and focus on opening the body over time instead of through dynamic movement. If you are wanting a restful yoga practice to […]

Making Yoga Accessible for EVERY Body

Group practicing yoga using chairs for support

Sometimes, in our quest to do things “the right way,” we get so caught up in how we look that we forget why we even stepped on the yoga mat in the first place. We get into the habit of performing and doing, and we forget to practice being and becoming. Unfortunately, this attitude can […]

Love & Belonging

Do you feel disconnected, untethered, or adrift? Have you lost your community or opportunities to make meaningful connections? Do you miss your in-person group classes and events? I have felt this way many times over the years, even before COVID and the world of Zoom. As a young girl, I craved being included. I wanted […]

How To Use Hey Marvelous

Welcome! This post is to help you navigate my online studio, hosted on hey Marvelous, with ease.  Quick Links: How to Register How to Access Video Library How to Join a Livestream Class Troubleshooting  How to Register 1. Visit the Offerings page and select the product you would like to purchase. 2. Click “Subscribe” on the product […]

Benefits of Yoga

  Yoga is a journey. It invites us to explore our heart’s desire while connecting our mind, body, and spirit. It inspires us to be present with where we are in life right now. Your yoga practice can last a lifetime. Many students begin their yoga journey looking to gain strength, flexibility, and balance. They […]

Managing Change…How to Be Resilient

Stability. Comfort. Peace. As humans, we are often resistant to change. So when things change, and they have changed A LOT over the past year, it may elicit strong feelings of fear and resistance. We know change is a constant. Nothing stays exactly as it is. Nothing. It is the only thing in life that […]

hey, MARVELOUS

I am SUPER excited to share some MARVELOUS news! Starting early fall, my online platform will transition from Wix to “Hey, Marvelous!“ Over the past few months, many of you have shared your frustrations and challenges when attempting to login or book a class on my website. I took all of your comments and feedback […]