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Going On Retreat To Go Within

Going on Retreat to Go Within

  • November 12, 2018

I used to primarily view retreats as getaways, whether I was traveling to a far-off destination center or just across town. As the retreats I chose increasingly integrated contemplative practices, something shifted for me. Rather than getting away, they began…

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Relax {& Repair} With Sound

Relax {& Repair} with Sound

  • August 13, 2018

Sound has the ability to instantly ground us into present moment. When I find my mind has time traveled into the past or future I’ll often attune to ambient sounds as a way to reconnect with present experience unfolding. Sound…

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Five Reasons To Practice Mindfulness

Five Reasons to Practice Mindfulness

  • March 30, 2018

One of the places I teach is Unfold Portland, a place with an unwavering commitment to welcoming people just as they are. Check out this brief article I wrote for them, Five Reasons to Practice Mindfulness highlighting some of my…

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Softening Life’s Edges

Softening Life’s Edges

  • March 11, 2018

As humans we all face difficulties. Depending on what we look like and who we love, we may encounter more or less difficulties. We can’t eradicate all of life’s painful edges. We can take steps though not to sharpen these…

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Joining Teaching Faculty As Mindfulness Instructor

Joining Teaching Faculty as Mindfulness Instructor

  • November 27, 2017

I'm thrilled to announce that I'm joining the teaching faculty for Unfold's Yoga Teacher Training as their mindfulness instructor. Certified by Yoga Alliance, this program focuses on adaptive/accessible yoga and is especially well-suited to mental health workers and wellness professionals who…

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Retreat Into Kindness

Retreat Into Kindness

  • November 13, 2017

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” - Leonard Cohen Retreats hold a sacred place in my heart. My first mindfulness retreat was a daylong in Seattle. On this retreat we were given a particular…

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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 had no plans to teach, I simply wanted to better understand a practice I was drawn towards.…

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