“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone-we find it with another.” -Thomas Merton I truly love community. I cherish being a part of a collective. I especially love creating ways we can come together. Why is this so important to me? Because I know what it’s like to feel alone. I’ve experienced it. Not the good kind of alone. Not the chosen quiet, the personal time for reflection and introspection-kind of alone. The desperate kind. When you actually need others and […]
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” What lies behind us and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson photo credit: Amy Rollo 2014. You blew my heart wide open. Some of what our community experience together… With one delicious yoga class in Portland, on behalf on Renal Cell Carcinoma research and Kick Cancer’s Asana, we raised $650 to contribute to a nationwide number of over $12,000. Thank you to everyone who came, participated and donated…thank you, Mehdi Farjami for playing beautiful music. In addition, our Elevate […]
My beautiful teacher and also my student. My patient and also my healer. My soul-momma and also my soul-sister. My dear friend and my truest inspiration. Full of heart. Full of soul. Full of love. Full of life. We will all miss you so much, Frederique. I will be forever grateful for every moment shared with you. Love, light, peace…until we meet again. RIP, Frederique Berteau-Pavy NAMASTE
Over two years ago, I hosted the first Elevate Yoga community event. Photo credit: Astrid Images My hope for this particular evening was to inspire open conversation about what was working for yoga teachers and also what was not; to hear the needs, desires, dreams of our peer group and to share mine. Photo credit: Astrid Images Along with 40 incredible instructors, I invited author, fellow teacher and friend, Jay Fields to this event. Jay had recently published her first book, “Teaching People not Poses,” so she graciously shared a […]
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We do it together… Today you will find inspiring quotes, shout-outs to incredible local healers who have helped keep me whole over the years (make note of them!), class schedule changes and recaps from recent good-times-shared! I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; Together we can do great things. -Mother Teresa Healing mind, body and soul… they keep me happy, healthy and whole. Doctor of Chiropractic Dr. Terry Ycasas, Sweetest Friend, Dedicated Yoga Student, Awesome Human, Healer Elixia Wellness Group Acupuncture + Chinese Herbs Casey Aron, L.A.c. Gentle […]