Blog Updates

Pregnancy Loss: Part Two - A Journey in Healing

Beginning the healing process after pregnancy loss.

Costa Rica, a dream trip. A full week of Yoga, surfing, sloths, and opportunities to explore. Surrounded by strong, beautiful women. All of us dealing with our own shit. A haze surrounding this trip, because just three days before I found out my first pregnancy would end in miscarriage, and I was waiting for the process to begin.

Pregnancy Loss: Part One - Three Years Ago

My journey through pregnancy loss

Here I am sitting at my computer, 391/2 weeks pregnant, the day before my due date, it’s 7:01am. I have slept horribly for the last 4 nights and about 40 minutes ago gave up trying to catch a few extra fleeting moments of sleep. I also felt an overwhelming need to write about my past experience. Why today? Likely because I have found pregnancy and motherhood to have given me a much more honest perspective of myself and a newfound willingness to share. 

New Baby and No Time for Exercise?

Adapting your routines to a new baby is key to staying on track with your goals.

I went back to Group Yoga at 6 Weeks at 6 weeks postpartum - I live and breathe Group “Anything-Fitness-Related” Exercise… but it wasn’t for me.
It took me time to re-evaluate and figure out our new routine and how to fit Yoga and Fitness back into my brand new lifestyle.

Exercise after Baby

WAIT! Slow down. What's the rush?

Social media showing off the latest super fit celebrity - 6 days after giving birth. Facebook saturated with advertisements to get your “pre-baby body” back; with this short workout and that drink supplement. Your physician saying it is safe to resume physical activity (usually at your 6 week checkup). How do we process all of that input? How much physical activity is safe to “resume”. Do you dive right into the most intense, full body fitness regime on the market? Or take it slower much slower?

Have You Meditated Today?

Placing an emphasis on mindful practice brings balance.

|med•i•ta•tion| noun 1. the action or practice of meditating. "a life in meditation" •a written or spoken discourse expressing considered thoughts on a subject.
synonyms:  contemplation, reflection, deliberation, rumination, brooding, reverie, concentration.

It is more than just sitting quietly and pondering, meditation is a state of deep peace that occurs when the mind is calm and silent, yet completely alert.