I've been practicing + teaching Yoga for over a decade now and it continues to amaze me how much I continue to learn about myself. I contribute this process of awakening to my personal spiritual practice. I was inspired one day to write about this after driving home from a photo shoot with one of my favorite photographers, Elena Ray ( who shot the image of me). After shooting with her that day I felt so alive. I...

Mindful Communication Retreat Empathy | NVC Practice | Mindfulness | Meditation | Community October 13 - 15, 2017 | Joshua Tree, CA *Based on the principles of Nonviolent Communication Early bird $375 before September 15 | Cost after: $420 In this weekend retreat join facilitators Jenny Ahn and Rachel Bennish as we practice and immerse ourselves in a weekend of mindfulness. Practice mindful speech, eating, and movement all while enjoying a nourishing and beautiful environment in Joshua Tree, CA. Enjoy delicious home...

When was the last time you felt your naked feet touch the earth? Or the last time you dug your hands into the ground and felt the cool soil run through your fingers? Are you connected to the cycles of the moon, or your menses?  In past times and in other cultures where people are working on the land directly every day, so many people especially those living in the city are feeling more stressed and disconnected than...

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, there is a concept of opposites called Yin and Yang. The principles of this theory believe that the foundation of the entire universe lies within Yin and Yang including the source of life and death. Interestingly, one of the theories state that the idea of opposites are interdependent upon one another. One cannot exist without the other. Darkness needs light, light needs dark, the moon cannot exist without the sun and vice versa,...