Fearlessly Taking Flight

As flat palms and extended fingers are pressed into an assortment of mats and as shins are carefully balanced on triceps, I remain crumpled at angles—tiny grid marks forming on my forehead as the smell of 5-year-old rubber wafts up my nose, trying to steal my attention. I am learning, ever so slowly, to listen... Continue Reading →

10 Lessons From 10 Years of Yoga

I began yoga at age 19 after a car accident caused some damage to the muscles around my scapula. After a year of physical therapy did nothing to resolve the muscle weakness, my mom suggested we try yoga. I reluctantly agreed. Together, we attended private lessons, where the instructor worked with our unique bodies and structural... Continue Reading →

On Seeking Light

My favorite flower is the tulip. I love the full leaves, delicate petals, and sharing the story of the 17th century tulip mania. While a rose is the overpriced go-to, the peony signifies structured elegance, and succulents are the latest trend, the tulip flops around imperfectly in search of the light. The tulip opens and... Continue Reading →

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