Big changes …

As we have entered September and we start to say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall I have some BIG NEWS to share…

I was born, bred and educated in Tucson, Arizona. I left the Old Pueblo almost 21 years ago. Well … it’s time for me to come home.

The Husband and I are packaging up and moving back to Arizona (where it is Summer almost all year round).

This wasn’t an easy decision, but it feels right. I’m happy to be coming home.

I love the life I have created in Portland, the friends I have reconnected with, the new friends I have made and the most amazing and best yoga and cycle students.

I miss my family. I miss Tucson. I miss Arizona Winters. I miss Arizona monsoon season. For the record I don’t miss Arizona Summers–but can’t win them all. Which is why I am not moving there in the summer.

​I will be teaching all of my regular classes through the end of September. If you can, please make it to a … Continue reading

Celebrating sukha

Happy New Year!

Wow, another year has gone by.

2014 was a big year of change for me: entering into a new environment at work with many changes; completing my yoga teacher training; becoming a yoga teacher; teaching yoga classes; quitting my job; continuing to teach yoga classes; making the decision with The Husband to pack everything up and move to Portland; get certified as a SPINNING® instructor; get on the subbing schedule at my gym (for a month) to teach indoor cycling classes (one down, four to go); packing up the house and also doing a cleanse of donating many items and throwing a bunch of stuff away …

(And let’s not forget our travels: Visiting family in Tucson and Missouri. Our annual March Madness trip to Vegas with good friends. A trip to Amsterdam with a good friend while visiting more good friends. And the ultimate–my 40th birthday trip to Bora Bora.)

Many of the changes in 2014 were good. But some weren’t. I try to remind myself that everything happens for a reason.

Change is inevitable. I used to think I wasn’t good with change. But what I have discovered is that I take on the emotion of … Continue reading