New Yoga Class in Charlottesville, Virginia: All Levels Hatha Yoga

New Yoga Class in Charlottesville, Virginia: All Levels Hatha Yoga

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching another weekly yoga class here in Charlottesville. Starting January 9, Fridays at 10:15am, join me at Ashtanga Yoga Charlottesville for All Levels Hatha Yoga. AYC is above Mas Tapas in Belmont. About the class Come as you are and honor the body you bring to the mat today … [Read more]

Introducing Skype yoga sessions – private yoga lessons customized for your body

Introducing Skype yoga sessions – private yoga lessons customized for your body

I teach weekly yoga classes in Charlottesville, Virginia, but lots of you are far away and wish you could practice with me. Well, I am excited to announce that I will now be offering private yoga sessions via Skype! Ready to try yoga but don’t have a “yoga body”? Or maybe you’ve been intimidated by … [Read more]

Plus size workout clothes: Manifesta Review & Giveaway

Plus size workout clothes: Manifesta Review & Giveaway

I remember just a few years ago, if I wanted to buy workout clothes, I was going to be wearing a pair of leggings that was cheap, mostly made of cotton, and that came in one color – black. It probably started pilling within 2 washes, and I would quickly wear out the inner thighs. And … [Read more]

5 tips for coming back to your yoga practice after an absence

5 tips for coming back to your yoga practice after an absence

This post has been brewing in my heart and mind for a while. It’s one I haven’t really wanted to write, because deep reflections and looking at my own stuff is never easy. But several people have asked me for advice in this regard, and since I can speak to it personally, I wanted to share my … [Read more]

Yoga Without Exception: a new yoga project for those of us in larger bodies

Yoga Without Exception: a new yoga project for those of us in larger bodies

Brought to you by Body Positive Yoga & Supportive Yoga Get on our exclusive pre-launch list Find out when Yoga Without Exception goes live! When you sign up, you’ll also receive a FREE Supportive Yoga guide: Finding a yoga class that is right for you and being confident and comfortable in any yoga class. What is Yoga Without Exception? … [Read more]

Plus size yoga pants: Lineagewear leggings review

Plus size yoga pants: Lineagewear leggings review

When I saw Lineagewear leggings start popping up on yogis in my Instagram feed, I knew I wanted to try a pair. I headed over to the site and was so excited that Katie, Lineagewear’s founder, offered plus sizes up to a 3x! The plus sizes were out of stock, so I immediately ordered a pair of sugar … [Read more]

December 5: Body Positive Yoga Workshop in Norfolk, Virginia

December 5: Body Positive Yoga Workshop in Norfolk, Virginia

Body Positive Yoga Workshop Friday, December 5, 6:30-9pm. $35 – space is limited at The Space Above Yoga Center, Norfolk, Virginia Have you ever been frustrated in a yoga class – not because you couldn’t do the poses, but because you felt squished or balled up, instead of spacious and open? You probably just need a few … [Read more]

Keeping a neutral pelvis – what does that mean?

Keeping a neutral pelvis – what does that mean?

Here’s a quickie on alignment! We had a question on the Body Positive Yoga Facebook page today about what “keeping the pelvis in a neutral position” means. You probably will hear that in a yoga class and … yeah – what the heck does it mean?! I found this picture online which shows positions for … [Read more]

Yoga Classes in Charlottesville, Virginia: Brand New Beginner Series & Body Positive Yoga

Yoga Classes in Charlottesville, Virginia: Brand New Beginner Series & Body Positive Yoga

I am beyond thrilled to announce that I’ll be teaching two weekly classes at the brand new Open Heart Yoga Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. They are opening Monday, November 3 in the Belmont neighborhood (just a 10 minute walk from my house! yay!). I hope you’ll join me, and check out the other awesome classes they … [Read more]

Daily yoga on Instagram – join me at #yesyogahascurves and #SizeDoesntMatter

Daily yoga on Instagram – join me at #yesyogahascurves and #SizeDoesntMatter

Back when I wrote this post about yoga photos, I could only find a handful (like, less than a dozen or so) fat people practicing yoga and posting pictures of themselves online. Now from tumblr to Instagram, it seems like the internet has absolutely exploded with people of all shapes, sizes, and abilities posting yoga selfies. I … [Read more]