What’s In My PCT Thru-Hike First-Aid Kit?

This week, my focus was on finishing putting together my First-Aid Kit for my PCT thru-hike. A First-Aid Kit might not be as exciting and sexy as say putting together a light and comfortable sleeping system or deciding what Insulation System you’ll rock along the way (AKA the clothes you’ll wear on the trail), but […] Read more…

Why I Want To Hike The PCT

Out of all the questions people ask me about my upcoming PCT thru-hike, asking me why I want to hike the PCT is the question I get asked the most. My short answer is, “Why not?” I love hiking! I’ve spent the last year of my life planning, preparing and physically/mentally training to hike the […] Read more…

Ten Essentials

What Are The Ten Essentials?

If you’re a hiker or spend any time in the backcountry, you should be familiar with the Ten Essentials and carry them with you on all of your trips. The first time I heard of the Ten Essentials was during a Mountaineers course. Up until taking my first course with The Mountaineers, a Seattle-based non-profit […] Read more…

I Tried K-Deer Leggings (And I Loved Them)

  Yoga leggings have become my wardrobe staple over the last three years. My love affair with leggings started when I fell in love with a pair of leggings a friend of mine was wearing. I justified buying them because I could wear them with longer shirts to work, could practice yoga in them, use […] Read more…

7 Ways To Teach Yoga To Beginners

Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a yoga teacher while they’re teaching class? Some think about the next posture they’re going to cue, the next meal they’re going to eat or whatever plans they may after class. I often secretly imagine I’m leading my students through an elaborate game of Simon Says. I […] Read more…

The One Time I Almost Got To See Tom Petty

It was a super busy Saturday night at the restaurant. Window Four was a fun group of three gentlemen who had just been sat in my section. It was love at first, “Can I start you guys off with something to drink besides water?” Before putting in their drink order, they mentioned needing to put […] Read more…

Changing My Perspective Changed Everything

Not every day is magical and amazing in the life of a yoga teacher. Yes, yoga teachers have their “off” days too. Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been feeling a little “off” and haven’t been able to figure out why. Maybe it’s because I’ve been busy. I’ve been on the go all summer […] Read more…

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