As someone who has tried and worn hundreds of different workout clothing brands, my standards are pretty high when it comes to activewear. Every so often, I am totally blown away by the products of certain brands. Montiel is one of those brands! Based in Los Angeles, Montiel is a small company that focuses on … Continue Reading

After what seemed like the longest and worst winter in the history of all winters, I am happy to report Chicago is finally getting some spring weather. And with warmer weather comes my favorite part of the year – spring fashion! If you know me, you know that athleisure is my go-to fashion look. I … Continue Reading

Cryotherapy is currently one of the ‘hottest’ wellness trends out there right now – but what does it actually do, and does it truly measure up to the hype? I’m so excited to share my experience at The CryoBar in Chicago! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the process, Cryotherapy is a treatment … Continue Reading

I’m currently working on updating my warm weather workout wardrobe, and I am so excited to partner with Kiava Clothing to give you guys some inspiration for spring. I love the Kiava brand, and this outfit definitely did not disappoint! I chose the Pinstripe Leggings in Gray (size small), the Endurance Sports Bra in Charcoal … Continue Reading

If you’ve ever been to a vinyasa yoga class, chances are your instructor has suggested the option to use props for your practice. Props are supportive objects that help yogis in certain postures. These include blocks, straps, pads, towels, and even gloves! Props are often looked down upon by students, as they feel they don’t … Continue Reading

It is often said that everything we learn in yoga class can be translated off your mat and into the real world. But what does that really mean? In some ways, yoga can be considered a metaphor for life. The lessons we learn during our asana practice can be applied to physical, mental, and emotional … Continue Reading

I just got back last night from a 10-day vacation in the Caribbean, and it was definitely one of the best trips of my life! We took a cruise to Haiti, Jamaica, and Cozumel, stopping at each port for a day to wander around and enjoy what each country had to offer. We ate amazing … Continue Reading

Happy (almost) 2019! We’ve made it through another lap around the sun! What an amazing year 2018 has been. While life is naturally full of ups and downs, this year has been an incredible turning point for me both mentally and physically. I got my yoga teaching certification and officially taught my 100th yoga class, … Continue Reading

Ever since I was little, it has been a family tradition for me to bake cookies on Christmas Eve. As most of you know, I recently decided to become vegan [Read my blog Making the Jump From Vegetarian to Vegan] and I’ve been working on expanding my vegan cooking and baking capabilities. While most cookie … Continue Reading

It’s that time of year again! Lights hang from the trees, snow is on the ground, and the smell of gingerbread fills the air – the holidays are officially in full swing! While the holidays are often noted as “the most wonderful time of the year”, they can also be the most stressful time of … Continue Reading