New Classes | Yoga and Boxing This Fall at RES Y

Fall Class Schedule: RES Y, 2017

I’m excited to announce a new class schedule for this fall! In addition to private lessons and group events, I will be leading classes at the Rose E. Schneider Y in Cranberry Township. Below, please find class information. For additional information, be sure to reach out using the contact form at the bottom of the […]

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Gratitude for Grandiosity

Gratitude for Grandiosity

As a yoga instructor, I love to help students find their edge. As a human being, I’m still learning to find my own. It was Thanksgiving morning, and my sense of adventure seemed to go down with my omelet. Like a wet blanket on a campfire, the food in my stomach slowly blunted my hunger […]

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Essence and Poetry

Essence and Poetry

Lately, I’ve been thinking about this quote by Leonard Koren: Pare down to the essence, but don’t remove the poetry. I love that quote, because I fancy myself a writer. And as a writer, my only job is to communicate my ideas in a way that makes readers say Hm… Whatever happens after that moment […]

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Y7 Studio WeFlowHard

Y7 Studio WeFlowHard

A few words: Dry, hot, and swaggy. The spin: Hip-hop music and infrared heating elements create a hot, dry, and electric environment for a unique Vinyasa flow. Walking in, the studio feels like a temple. Black floors shine like onyx, contrasting with the pure white walls that envelop the entryway. Tagged across the center of […]

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Why I Practice Yoga

Why I Practice Yoga

I am often asked why I practice yoga. It’s a loaded question; a question I struggle to unpack. Recently, I found an essay I wrote during the first week of teacher training. Bright eyed and lighthearted, I managed to perfectly articulate what yoga means to me. It’s a throwback kind of day, so I wanted […]

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A Letter to Yoga Students

A Letter to Yoga Students

Yoga is not a tax haven. It is not a means to amass fame, followers, and garages of exotic cars. It is not about self-proclaimed gurus, absurdly expensive franchises, and close mindedness. Is it transcendent? Only if you’re dedicated. Unnecessarily woo-woo and New Age? It depends on where you practice… To anyone who has been […]

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