A Handful Of Shout Outs

A Handful of Shout Outs

  • September 20, 2017

I’ve been receiving a lot of compliments since launching my new website (thank you very much by the way). I’d be remiss though if I didn’t call attention to a handful of people who helped make this site possible and…

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As Seen In…Mindful Studio Magazine

As seen in…Mindful Studio Magazine

  • September 16, 2017

I’m excited to be featured in the Fall issue of Mindful Studio Magazine! I talk basic budgeting for small businesses with contributing writer Kaitlyn Clay. If you find managing cash flow overwhelming or struggle with the motivation to track numbers throughout…

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Why I Teach Yoga Nidra

Why I Teach Yoga Nidra

  • September 12, 2017

My decision to pursue training in Yoga Nidra was based purely out of my love for the experience of Yoga Nidra itself. I didn’t have plans to teach, I simply wanted to better understand a practice I was increasingly drawn…

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Welcome Letter

Welcome Letter

  • September 1, 2017

Hello there, Thank you for your interest in OpenSpace Mindfulness. OpenSpace is here quite simply to breed every day kindness and joy. Through mindfulness meditation classes, coaching, and mentorship, I offer established tools in a straightforward manner. My intention --…

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Waking Up

Waking Up

  • August 8, 2017

A highlight for me this summer has been teaching a series called "Waking Up: Mini Morning Mindfulness Intensives" at Unfold Studios. I also wrote a (brief) article about the series' namesake. Check it out here! And if you're interested in…

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The Foolproof Practice Of Yoga Nidra

The Foolproof Practice of Yoga Nidra

  • April 25, 2017

You know that moment just before falling asleep? That feeling of deep relaxation with a slight trace of awareness? That’s what I’m reminded of when I practice Yoga Nidra.  Nidra is a Sanskrit term for sleep. Yoga Nidra, or yogic…

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The Compassionate Nature Of Mindfulness

The Compassionate Nature of Mindfulness

  • March 25, 2017

I was invited to write on the inherently compassionate nature of mindfulness for Source Yoga. Below is an excerpt. “It takes boldness, even audacity, to step out of our habitual patterns and experiment with a quality like kindness – to…

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Tonglen: A Practice In Compassion

Tonglen: A Practice in Compassion

  • August 16, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed about a compassion-based practice I've been turning to quite a bit lately - Tonglen. Stephanie Gailing, an astrologer and wellness consultant based out of Seattle, had been noticing a theme among her clients and friends…

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5 Tips To Reduce Stress At Work Through Mindfulness

5 Tips to Reduce Stress at Work Through Mindfulness

  • May 17, 2015

According to The American Institute of Stress, “job stress is far and away the major source of stress for American adults.”  Even when we practice excellent self-care outside of work, it’s not always enough to keep on-the-job stressors in check.…

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