How to Get to Know Yourself Better-It is Scary but necessary.

How to Get to Know Yourself Better-It is Scary but necessary.   I used to be a power flow yogini. I like my yoga fast and hard.  I loved Baron Baptiste Power Yoga with a passion and still do. Going fast and powering through asana made me feel alive and shut down...

Who Knew Being a Big Bodied Yogini would be so Big!

Who knew that being a big bodied black woman who loves to practice yoga in all its forms would be so….. big?  Yoga is about empowerment. I never felt empowered by what I saw in the studio around me or in the mainstream media.  I never saw anyone like me in class...

Kicked Out of Yoga Class?

So last month I heard a harrowing tale of a yoga student who was turned away from a yoga class because of a physical challenge. I was shocked and appalled when I heard the story so I decided to investigate when it was okay to turn a student away from class. I do a lot...

Yoga and Body Image Book

It is a great pleasure to announce that I will have a chapter in an upcoming book on Yoga and Body Image. This book is the brainchild of two extraordinary women Anna Guest-Jelley, and Melanie Klein. They could have written the book themselves but they are…...

Why Am I StIll the only FAT girl in Yoga class

Here is my newest offering on Elephant Journal I seem to be on a crusade to create more diversity in yoga. Lol. 🙂 Moving from Tolerance of Differences to Celebration of Differences. It’s 2013 and I am amazed at how the world continues to grow and evolve. We are so...