A Mental Spring Cleaning

After a long winters nap, spring has awakened our senses and emotions. A time where our thoughts are exposed by the warm sunlight and thawing snow. We find ourselves heavy with emotion, everything that we chose to not face now confronts us.  A season where we are presented with the past. We have to take…

Depression is a Part of Me

Our mind is a powerful. It has the ability to shift our perspective and cultivate endless thoughts. It has the power to change our mood within seconds and make us feel things we cant explain. Our mental health is what influences our choices and reactions to moments. We all have experienced forms of depression, anxiety, self-doubt,…

The Selfish Day

I connected with the mantra “I Embrace” over the weekend. On Sunday I took the time to savor a selfish day. Brandon left to do some studying at school and I had the day to myself. I started off eating breakfast while watching the British Baking Show, a cup of tea and pita bread with…

Self Love Yoga Flow

This is a simple flow that is open for all levels yoga lovers! With a view of Lake Michigan, we will connect with our bodies through breath and movement. We will focus on accepting our bodies and where we are in the moment. I have over 11 years of working with body image issues and…

Tea & Yoga Please.

I came across this quote on Facebook, @yogabycandace posted it and I decided to share it with you. This quote resonated with the EcoFitYogi philosophy to live a life of love.  We all have those days where we don’t feel like working out and the guilt starts to set within us. We start to worry about our bodies…

An Interview with Kelsey J Patel

  I’m working hard each day to grow EcoFitYogi, I aim to create a company out of my passion. I reached out to one of my spiritual role models, Kelsey J Patel. She agreed to this interview with such kindness and support. I hope you find light and comfort while reading this interview. Kelsey is a spiritual…

Because It Makes Me Happy.

I used to think that working out meant that I needed to burn x-amount of calories, feel worn out, and sweat like crazy. I was basing my fitness routine off what the media was telling me. As a culture we focus so much on looking good. We try so hard to fit into the unrealistic…

An Interview with Sheryle

Instagram Follow: @i_am_sheryle What is your personal mantra? Surrender.  I whisper it to myself in all my moments of resistance from the insignificant ones like traffic and the chaotic moments of Motherhood, to the big ones, like my divorce.  In Sanskrit, Ishvara Pranidhana means surrender to the divine and so in my moments of turmoil,…

Inspired by Tara

Tara came into my life at a time when I could barely look at myself in the mirror. I was didn’t feel secure in the life path I chose for myself, I just switched majors from writing to marketing. I was finding it nerve racking trying to focus in on what I wanted to do…

Interview with Meggan

What is your personal mantra? I am. Breath In. Breath out.   I am. You are teaching a masterclass at the SoulLove Fest Sat., Sept 17, how did that opportunity come to you?    What a blessing!  Shine, my home studio in Batavia, IL is a sponsor of SoulLove Fest.  I am humbled to represent…

Mindful Body

You may have heard before the saying, “listen to your body” and wondered what does that really mean? Let’s be honest, a majority of us have a difficult time listening to others and even ourselves. We may have set New Year resolutions to be more mindful or open minded and yet we tend unaware of…

Je Suis Prêt

The root to manifesting positive energy is to accept your worthiness to deserve it. When we live with gratitude life will gift us new beginnings and growth. The heart should be the core to everything we do in life, giving us the ability to feel every choice we make. We shouldn’t live our life in…