Houston has been an inspiring place for me as I have gotten to know the yoga community better. I first met my #ARTYOGAPLAY student Angela Venegas when I was teaching yoga at Big Power Yoga Memorial. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to call her not only my student, but more importantly … Continue reading
Category Archives: self care
Day 27/28: Do You Feel Restless and Stuck?
Oftentimes, restlessness leads me into overdrive and hyperactivity OR sends me into lethargy and inactivity. Sometimes, it prompts me to explore deeply into new life situations and new adventures. Sometimes, I can overthink and overwork a problem in my head, make spreadsheets of pro/ con lists, or just go into hiding. This restlessness to me is … Continue reading
Day 25/28: What is an Artist Date?
According to Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way”: The Artist Date is a once-weekly, festive, solo expedition to explore something that interests you. The Artist Date need not be overtly “artistic” — think mischief more than mastery. Artist Dates fire up the imagination. They spark whimsy. They encourage play. Since art is about the play of … Continue reading
Day 14/28: My 3 Favorite Non-Gym Workouts
Living in Houston, I didn’t realize how spoiled I was when it came to fitness class options. Since I’m an introverted EXTROVERT, I do enjoy going to group fitness classes on occasion as a way to get inspired from other teachers and learn something new. I especially like spin classes, TRX suspension classes, and … Continue reading
Day 13/28: Morning rituals that keep me grounded and empowered
I am a morning person. When I wake up early in the morning doing activities that I want to do, I am always more prepared to face the world. I am more settled in my emotions and my intentions. I am facing the rest of my day with this amazing secret: No matter what happens … Continue reading
Day 9/28: The Challenge of Loving Myself
I’ll be honest. One of the recurring challenges in my life has been appreciating my own worth, power, and beauty. I know that logically that it is rooted in my ability (or inability) to love myself completely and unapologetically. If I really sat down with this discomfort and asked myself, “Do you really love yourself?” On a … Continue reading