Insights, introspection, meditations, and reflections from a journey of self love
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I used to consider yoga “low-impact” exercise. But after more than a decade of practice, it’s the one constant that has supported my mental health through spiritual growth and emotional regulation.
There are approximately 1.5 million people in the US living with Lupus, 90% of them are women, and 40 percent are black women. I was diagnosed in 2016.
I used to think I preferred the company of men; then I realized those relationships were mostly about sex. It was within my relationships with women that I learned to love unconditionally and now these are the relationships I cherish most.
Woman. We embody the Goddess in all of her incarnations. We are the Mother, the Priestess, the Warrior and the Lover. We hold the power of creation and preservation. We are the healers and sages; scholars and keepers of the gates of pleasure.
We live in a society overrun with the idea that we must seek happiness externally. Sure there’s some truth to the idea that we must connect with community and that our achievements manifest externally. But ultimately, peace must be found within.
Studio classes are the least accessible way to experience yoga and in this blog post about the importance of establishing a home yoga practice, I explain why.