The 2016 Election

This morning I woke up to find out that the country I live in elected a horrible man into office. I cried this morning because I felt like my country let me down. I casted my vote earlier the day before, I left the polls feeling energized. Little did I know, hours later into the…

A Yoga Workshop with Candace

It was a warm autumn morning, the city was quickly waking up as shops and restaurants opened their doors to wandering tourists. I made my way down Michigan Ave, catching glimpses of the rising sun enveloping the skyscrapers in light. I came to my destination, the Fine Arts Building, an old structure that left eyes…

An Interview with Rachel (Yogi Rae)

I am happy to share this interview with all of you. Rachel is an inspiring woman who empowers others through yoga. Rachel shares an amazing story with honesty and love. It’s women like Rachel that make EcoFitYogi what it is today. What is your personal mantra? “Be Fearless,” for sure. Anytime I question myself and…

An Interview with Jen

I came across Jen Bruno on LinkedIn and I became very interested in her lifestyle and work! She is an incredibly strong, inspiring, and determined woman. Enjoy reading this empowering article about loving yourself and doing what makes you happy. What is your personal mantra? Listen to your body—it’s way smarter than your brain and…

EcoFitYogi – An Interview with Michelle

I met Michelle Rafacz when she gave a presentation on global warming to my Environmentalism in the US Culture. I was fascinated with her experience and the vast amount of knowledge she had on the environment, she made learning exciting by connecting large topics to simple meanings. I was inspired by her confidence and passion for her…

Speak Up Woman!

Lets begin this discussion with a statistic from the International Labor Organization published on Forbes (1/15/15), “The U.S. came in at 15th position with 42.7% of female managers. The same report also found women own or manage more than 30 percent of all businesses, but 5 percent or less of the biggest companies.” What?  We…

An Interview with Kaity

My Sister Kaity is a very strong, opinionated, and beautiful being. With a sharp wit and a unique perspective, Kaity lives her life on her own terms. I have seen her grow up so much since we’ve gone to college together at Columbia. Each day she is faced with a new challenge and never shies away…

Tara- A Buddhist Feminist

When I was four years old I was escorted out of Sunday school because I asked to many questions, I was a disturbance to the other children’s learning. “If Gods real, are faeries?” “Is Mother Nature in heaven?” I saw the world differently and therefore I was a distraction to others. After my parents picked…

An Interview with Erika

I met Erika in High School and then reconnected with her when she became a frequent customer at Crystal Life. Her energy is so pure and when she smiles she has an ability to make you feel at peace. Erika is a beautiful artist, her art tells a story with splashes of color. Her story…