Venus Retrograde

Hues of pastel pink illuminate the soul as Venus enters retrograde. This feminine energy sparks a wildness with us, a vibrant expression of compassion. The last time this feminine planet retrograded was last spring and this new cycle will last till November 16th. This cosmic transition welcomes reflection within the heart space, giving us the time to…

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…

How to Honor The Spring Equinox

Today the balance of nature lies in the hands of Ostara, the Celtic goddess of spring and dawn. With the new moon shifting into a its waning energy, the fine line of light and dark intertwine. This creates a structure of renewal that allows us to welcoming the rising sun with clarity. A time of rebirth,…

Yogi in a City

Living in a blustering city is a blend of convenience, modern beauty, and chaos. The commutes are crowded with different personalities, the sidewalks are overflowing with energy, and the city lights seem to never dim. It was hard to leave behind the forest preserves and home garden, trading it all in for a forest of iron…

Goddess Sabrina Riccio

Sabrina Riccio is a Medicine Priestess, Spiritual Mentor, and Host of Sovereign Goddess Podcast. She is a cosmic force of divine energy and loving light. I came across her when on Instagram and I fell in love with her vision, voice, and story. She is a woman on a mission to empower others through yoga, meditation, and…

What Would Happen If You Listened To Your Body?

What would happen if you listened to your body, every moment of everyday? This is an important question to ask yourself, especially with the new year arriving. It’s not to say that you don’t already listen to your body but rather bringing an awareness to the fact that you can deepen your practice. Our bodies…

How Yoga Healed My Body Image Disorder

I will always be a recovering body image addict. It’s not something that goes away with time or fully heals, it’s fluid, weaving in and out of my reality. Mirrors, food labels, portion and clothing sizes will always be a sensitive presence to me. It’s a daily battle to not care. My body image issues…

The Season of Gratitude

Winter is coming and the holiday season has arrived. The stress of traveling, family gatherings, and the abundance of rich foods welcomes itself into our lives.   “A Grateful Heart Is a Magnet for Miracles” – Gabrielle Bernstein Gratitude becomes something that grounds us during the beautiful chaos. There is an earthiness to being grateful, an ancient,…

Yoga Is More Than The Poses

When we step onto our mats we embody courage because we chose to show up, we made our wellbeing a priority. We chose to tend to out bodies, mind, and soul (the triangle of our existence). Sometimes we even fear yoga at times because of the postures and structure to certain moves. But at the…

True Bravery

Bravery is bold, strong, and aware. It’s not a knight in shining armor or a battlefield, but rather a word that embodies honesty. To be brave is to honor what presents itself, listening to the push and pull of our intuitive tide. Self-care is bravery. Self-love is bravery. The Self is brave. Bravery starts as…

Self-Care: A Divine Notion

Loving ourselves is a cycle of reflection, acceptance, and growth. It’s a divine notion that our bodies are creations of earth, a personal ecosystem. Bones, blood, breath, water. We are fluid and structured like our yoga practice. We bend and fold with grace and still find control within the form. Bowing to ourselves because we…

Female Sexuality.

Let’s talk about sex and vaginas. Now, there are many of you who just cringed and said, “Nope”. While others shrugged saying, “I’m open to it” and some declared, “Hell Yes!” This discussion is not going to be like a magazine headline: How to orgasm every time or ‘pleasure him’ ideas. No, this is going to…