My Holiday Gift Guide

I’m so excited to share my 2019 Holiday Gift Guide For Yogis! I’ve linked over 50 items under $50 for that special yogi in your life. Happy shopping!  Click on each item to be taken to the link + description!                                     … Continue Reading

How to Start a Blog

One of the most common questions I get is “how did you start your blog?”  A lot of people think that blogging is just taking pretty pictures and posting them to Instagram, but it’s really so much more than that. I try to shoot at least once a month, and each shoot takes weeks of … Continue Reading

My Fall Athleisure Guide

Even though I love summer and warm weather (I am absolutely going to move to Hawaii one day!) I do also enjoy the fun change of seasons in Chicago. The leaves have all turned different colors, and we even had our first official snowstorm the other day!  With the turn of the weather and a … Continue Reading

Yoga Workout: 5 Asanas That Work Your Entire Body

There is a common misconception that practicing yoga is only useful for stretching and gaining flexibility. This could not be further from the truth. While yoga absolutely helps with flexibility, it can also be an incredibly challenging workout!  Yoga helps strengthen your muscles through long holds and low impact/low momentum movements that tone everything from … Continue Reading

Vooray Review: Cute and Practical Bags for Yogis

Imagine this – you arrive at the yoga studio with your purse, your big gym duffel bag and your mat all strapped to different shoulders. You’re in a hurry because you’re running late and can’t find your key tag to check in because its buried at the bottom of your bag. Sound familiar? Same. I … Continue Reading

Friday Favorites: Kiava Athleisure

Happy September friends! I don’t know about you, but this summer seemed to FLY by! As sad as I am to see to the warm weather go, I am really looking forward to updating my fall wardrobe. I’ve partnered with one of my favorite activewear brands, Kiava Clothing, to show you some street-to-studio pieces that … Continue Reading

Welcome To My New YouTube Channel!

I’m SO excited to announce the official launch of my YouTube Channel!  I’ve been working to incorporate more video into my blog, and I’ve finally filmed my first yoga flow! Here is a short flow to get your body warmed up. Subscribe to my channel HERE! Videography by Shanti Knight | Wearing all Kiava Clothing 

My Favorite Ways to Stay Active in Chicago During the Summer

Summer in Chicago is the most magical time of year (at least it is for me!) People are so excited to be outside again after the long winter, the city is full of energy, and everyone’s mood seems to improve exponentially. While the air conditioning and Netflix may sound tempting when the temps start to … Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Bring Your Yoga Practice Outside This Summer

I will be the first to admit that I am a creature of habit when it comes to my yoga practice. I love to take class in the same place, in the same studios, and even at the same times every day. But as the summer months arrive, it’s so much fun to change up … Continue Reading

Update Your Spring Wardrobe With Montiel

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