Author Archives: roxtar

Change Is In The Air, Always!

As you may or may not have heard, I am in the process of a personal change with my work life at MINDBODY, transitioning away from full-time Director of Business Education to part-time Contractor effective 5/25. I’ve had some recent … Continue reading

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Contraction Versus Expansion

How do you deal when life starts contracting on you?  I’m talking about the times when you’re injured, going through a break up of some kind, or when you stop growing / engaging as much in a way that you … Continue reading

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5 Things I Will Do Differently With My Next Wellness Business

Part I: Story of a Reluctant Entrepreneur I remember sitting at my friend Lahna’s kitchen table working on math problems in 2005 thinking, “I’d much rather be working in a yoga studio right now, but yeah right, that’s not a job”. … Continue reading

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Start With Why

I believe so deep in my soul that all we need is to slow the fuck down, breath, learn to relax and meditate in some form, and All Else will follow.  Yoga, wellness, The Power of Now, and The Power … Continue reading

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The Day I Realized I’m The Customer At Work

Larger employers and companies want to keep people in salaried positions – locked down and dedicated – it benefits them on many levels, but I propose it doesn’t always benefit the employees as much as it seems. This isn’t very … Continue reading

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40 Things by 40th Birthday

    I have a big birthday looming on my horizon and I’m feeling all the feels over it.  I am analyzing my life from every angle, smiling a lot, working hard, and planning all kinds of fun to ring … Continue reading

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Teaching Update

This week is my last week teaching a weekly class at Smiling Dog for a while! I am taking a self care break and will be subbing when I can.  I will keep my schedule up to date on this … Continue reading

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Yoga Studio Announcement!

This week I sold my yoga studio baby after owning and operating it for 5+ years! I am super excited to announce that effective immediately my good friends and colleagues, Stephanie Jennings and Andres Moran, are taking over as the … Continue reading

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Oh, Life. You’re Funny.

Just checking in regarding my Eat The Greens summer mission 2016.  After a very successful first week where I ate not one, but TWO bunches of steamed swiss chard (my baby even ate it!), I found myself feeling great.  I think I … Continue reading

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Because, Cancer

I have recently started being a little more focused on healthy eating lately because, well, cancer.  No, don’t panic, I’m fine.  It’s just that this year I feel like the universe gave me a little gift of a wake up … Continue reading

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