Why We Still Need Curvy Yoga

Someone recently tweeted me an article about how there’s no need for Curvy Yoga or other similar styles that specifically meet curvy folks’ needs because “being fat (yes, I finally said it) is not a special need” and “Yoga doesn’t…

I Eat in the Light Now

I used to hide food in the dark: backs of drawers, under the bed, corners of the closet and in zipped pockets of purses. Now all my food is in kitchen cabinets, where the light can find it. When I…

Why I Don’t Care About Yoga Poses

I teach yoga because it’s a concrete system for learning how to come back to your body — again and again and again. I really don’t care that much about yoga poses, in and of themselves. As long as your…

Body Acceptance Blueprint

I came to yoga because I wanted to change my body in many ways – in most ways, actually. Losing weight and being free from the chronic pain of my migraines were at the top of the list, though. And,…