I’m Back After Spiritual Maintenance

It feels good to sit down and write to you. It’s been awhile since I last posted in April, It was during my birthday month that I found myself drained, uninspired, and wanting to crawl into one of the books I was reading. I wanted to be alone. The kind of alone where you sit…

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…

Why Do You Yoga?

What does it mean to step onto our mat? It’s more than showing up and taking the time. It’s deeper. But in all honesty, everyone has a different reason they step onto their mat. A unique motivation, an emotional pulse. Like roots buried within the layers of earth, the core to it all is secured…

5 Mantras for Your Fitness Routine

Fitness gets molded into this bundle of expectations, pressures to look a certain way. From workout videos to health magazines, we are fed the idea that we must section our body into parts. That only certain parts of our bodies are considered beautiful. When we have that perspective, we loose that mind and body connection, to ability…

Seek Love Within

We look for beauty and acceptance on the outside, finding flaws in our body that leave us feeling uncomfortable in our own skin. Our culture has taught us to develop confidence in knowing others approve of us. From magazines to film, women are show how to look, eat, and behave. Our minds are influences by…

An Interview with Kassandra

Having a home yoga practice may be difficult at times but when you have an online teacher like Kassandra, you find yourself empowered to reach a little further, move a little slower, and enjoy the flow. With her YouTube channel (@YogaWithKassandra) she draws in yogis from all over the world. I have been using her…

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 Kelly

I love reaching out to strong women who inspire others for a living. The core to EcoFitYogi is to empower women. Kelly is an amazing woman who uses the tool of fitness to change peoples lives. A wife, mother and trainer.. I am happy to share this interview with you all. What is your personal…

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…

Teaching Yoga

Over the weekend I fell more in love with yoga. I woke up early and headed to the beach to teach a self-love flow. It was an EcoFitYogi event that I created on Facebook, a small gathering of women. The focus was to awaken the mind and body connect and to explore the power of…

Staying True To You.

When it comes to living in this high tech, fast moving, and ever changing work, it is important to stay true to who you are. We gain strength and confidence in staying grounded to our truest self. Like trees, we have roots that give us stability and lessons, a trunk that gives our body courage…

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…