Category Archives: life

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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Naptime

My dear blog friends and connoisseurs, the blog portion of this website is enjoying a little siesta while I focus my energy on owning & operating Smiling Dog Yoga, consulting and helping wellness businesses grow, and well, trying to keep … Continue reading

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This week in yoga land…

More like, the last two months in yoga land have been busy, exhausting, and growth inducing, per usual. Anyone else feel ready for some down time? I’m preparing for my semi-annual cleansing phase where I reset, eat well, give up … Continue reading

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I love the outdoors

And I love living in SLO.

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My Top 5 Lessons In Owning a Business So Far…

It’s been 9 full months since I took over as owner of Smiling Dog Yoga, the sweetest little yoga space in SLO town. I don’t write much about what it’s really like to run the studio from my perspective of … Continue reading

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notes from jail yoga

“I don’t even remember leaving the bar,” one guy said to his cell phone as I approached the jail this morning. Another guy was pretty sure he was arrested for a DUI the night before, but not 100% sure. They … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 2

What does it feel like after 11 days of eating vegan, avoiding alcohol, and avoiding crap in general? Well, it’s a humbling experience to say the least. I’m on day 11 of my two-week mission to eat cleanly in honor … Continue reading

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endings are just beginings in disguise

I write this post as I listen to my best breakup mix of all time. Compiled in 2006, damn was it good. Listen below to one of my favorite breakup songs of all time. It’s slow starting, you might have … Continue reading

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core values – draft 1

Today is the first day I have enough front desk staff working and trained since taking over as owner of SDY 4 months ago!  I feel as if a weight has been lifted.  I’m so grateful for my new yogi … Continue reading

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Just Not Enough

Today I’m pondering a statement I hear often when discussing yoga, health, wellness with family and friends… “But mellow exercise is just not enough.” “Enough for what” is probably a pertinent follow up question. If you exercise for health reasons, … Continue reading

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