We did it! I'm finally finished with my training! I can't believe it! I'm beyond overjoyed. I'm also very nervous. I have blossomed into a Yogi lotus flower; grown out of the muddy waters. I can finally call myself a Yoga instructor. But it doesn't really feel that way. I kinda want to start this…Read more Is it really over?
I love food I hate cooking I'm becoming an unhealthy vegetarian again because of my environment My money doesn't even grow on a bush, let alone trees When watching the video regarding all the elements of food and how they impact us, I had a wave of reactions to the film. Mainly, I could relate…Read more Food Systems
Let's start off by stating that I was more relieved when it was over than having to dissect, unpack, and attack the final assignment. There was a lot of confusion, questions left unanswered, and a conscious effort to set aside the biases. But my partner and I stuck through it. We both knew that this…Read more Reflections on the Final
Anxiety. Stress. Worry. Fear. Doubt. Psyching myself out... All of these things showed up for me in training this weekend. The similar struggles I encountered from the beginning of this process are now very evident and SHOUTING AT ME as though I haven't evolved into a different spirit. Granted, there are many things that I…Read more Down to the Wire
6.9.17 That question is always a tricky one. That topic of "Who are you?" & "Where do you come from?" is always one that leaves my mind in a state of uncertainty. Why? Well as a person of color in America, there are many people out there, including myself, whom historically have had their cultures…Read more Who are you?
5.20.17 I appreciate Brooke Smokelin coming in today to further divulge our awareness of the chakras and how vital it is for us to really be in tune with our bodies. It's amazing how our bodies react based on our mental health, or lack thereof. Some of my takeaways included nostril breath and knowing when…Read more 9.2 When Your Chakras Aren’t Aligned
5.19.17 Today was intense. There was a lot brought into the room that I could barely breathe. Literally. I found myself gasping for air as I sat in a bathroom stall trying to regain my emotional composure. Emotions suck. Having to relive your dark past hurts. It's frustrating. No amount of "look at where you…Read more 9.1 Emotional Walls