I Am Artist (Hear Me Roar)

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Buzzing with energy. Craving more hours in the day. Unsatiated by everything happening around me And everything stirring within me. I think in poems. Internal soundtracks orchestrate my every task. I dance every moment it’s appropriate and long to all the rest of the time. I sing, I dance, I paint, I write, I play, … Continue reading

Love’s Labor’s Lost, Part II

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And just like that, I untied myself from Mr. Big. I was free, but there was nothing exquisite about it.~Carrie, Sex and the City You live, you learn. You love, you learn. (Thanks, Alanis). In the wake of my current situation, which is the ending of my six year relationship, I’m learning still. About three … Continue reading

Natural Relief for Menstrual Pain

**DISCLAIMER FOR MEN** Only read on if you would like to know the women in your life better! So, I’ve been working on caring for myself holistically when menstrual cramps are literally crippling me, and I’d like to pass on what I am discovering in case it could help some of you. I heard once … Continue reading

What Is Hot Yoga and What Will It Do For Me?

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The term yoga comes from a Sanskrit word which means yoke or union. It is a form of exercise aiming to align your physical, mental, and spiritual self, and beyond–aiming to align you with nature, other people, God, your true self and all the world around you. (Amazing that this practice can do all that, … Continue reading

Now’s the Time to Reap the Benefits of Outdoor Yoga!

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Spring has sprung! As it begins to get warmer outside, it’s time to take advantage of the great outdoors. Grab your mat, choose some of your favorite poses and try an outdoor yoga practice today. It could be at a local park or even in your back yard. You don’t have to go far to … Continue reading

Birthday Hullabaloo

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So I’m 30. I guess it’s no big secret, but I feel like such a scandalous southern woman admitting this so freely. Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay cosmetics (whom I very much respect) once said, “I never tell my age. Why should I? I believe that a woman who will tell her age, … Continue reading

My first “Trance Dance” Experience…it was magical.

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Last weekend I attended one day of the Yoga Journal Conference in NYC before I headed back home to Arkansas. I did a all day intensive course with the owners of Jivamukti Yoga, Sharon Gannon and David Life. I learned a lot and did my first handstands with a little bit of assistance. I am … Continue reading

Finding your guru…

These first weeks back in NYC have been great. Now, I am the first one to say that everyday we encounter teachers–in physical form and in the form of situations, etc., and also that we ourselves are great teachers and all have gurus within us. On the other hand, there are people out there waiting … Continue reading

2011–That’s right 2011.

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This post is out SO late! Let’s just pretend it’s Jan 1st…the first day of the new year… As I reflect on my roles of 2011, I can’t help but smile. I’ve had the opportunity to play SO many! The New Year began for me in my hometown in Arkansas, where instead of the glamor … Continue reading