Category Archives: General

I Have No Intention in Moving Backwards in General, Love, Pregnancy, Yoga

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If I have to read one more comment saying how "brave" I am for showing off my post-partum body I'm going to SCREAM. I understand that there is no bad intention behind saying that I'm "courageous" for sharing photos and videos of me as I am, three months after having given birth, but what that actually means is that you look at my body and think that I am anything else but perfect and beautiful. Like I should be hiding a little bit, now that I weigh 15 pounds more than normal (I gained 40...

Speak Your Dreams in General, Love, Travel

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Swedish summer. It's so beautiful. I'd love to start spending more time here, maybe 3-4 months out of the year... We'd need to get an apartment bigger than 32 square meters😬 And it would be a dream to have a little summer house on a lake or by the ocean somewhere... Dreams, dreams. All is possible. I remember back when I used to dream about traveling the world. Then becoming a yoga teacher. Then taking my teachings global. Then buying a house. Then writing and publishing a book. Then starting up an online platform for...

109 Women Mission Trip in Sweden in General, Love, Retreats, Travel, Yoga

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ANNOUNCING: 109 World mission trip in Sweden! We are an all-women team running the non-profit 109 World and have been longing to do a mission trip focused on women's issues and female empowerment. We have decided to focus on a heavy, difficult and widespread issue this year: sexual violence and rape. Sexual violence happens all over the world no matter the country, financial status or level of education. Every single woman that has to suffer through this atrocity and its aftermath is one woman too many. Join me in Öland, Sweden August 17-20 for a mission...

Dear Yoga, It’s Nice to Meet You Again in General, Love

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I'm craving yoga right now in a way that I haven't in years. It reminds me of my first year of practice and how I'd go to sleep every night, giddy with anticipation knowing I'd get to roll out my mat the moment I'd wake up. Every day was like Christmas morning. That feeling of excitement lasted about a year before routine took over and yoga became part of my normal. I turned my yoga practice into teaching and teaching into a career and along the way, I stopped feeling like I was unwrapping a...

New Podcast! From the Heart in General, Love, Pregnancy

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Guys! The first episode of my podcast is OUT NOW! We did it!!! It's called From The Heart and I'll be releasing new episodes every Friday. Click the link here to listen and subscribe! In this first episode I share with you all the full story of how Lea Luna was born... Yes, we get intimate and personal right away🙈  Go listen in, subscribe, leave a review and let me know what you think. You can also search Yoga Girl Podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, RSS - or wherever you get your...

a love story, continued in General, Love

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So… Off we went. Dennis had a white truck parked in the parking lot and as I opened the door, soda cans and old subway wrappers fell out and into the street. Dennis didn’t seem to notice. “Time to clean the car?” I asked. “What? Oh yea? I guess.” Emelie rolled her eyes. “I can’t believe you’re taking me in some strangers car!!” she muttered. “And a dirty car at that!” She was feisty, that’s for sure. I dropped Emelie off at the hotel with the promise of all the sugar in all of the...

A love story. in General

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My whole life I've been looking for a place to belong. For many years I was running; from boyfriend to boyfriend, country to country. I'd throw myself into relationships thinking they would save me. I hurt a lot of people along the way. The year before I met Dennis I was head over heels in love no less than four times. I'd meet someone, experience an electric connection, convince myself that this was "it"... And then completely forget about the guy the moment something else caught my attention. What I didn't understand was that I was...

Surrender to Trust in General

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My biggest fear, aside from something happening to Poppy (always in the back of my mind), is that I won't be able to be a good mom. I'm terrified of putting any weight on her shoulders, of unconsciously passing on my pain to her. A part of me knows that this timing is divine and that everything I've ever been through has brought me here and that I'm ready. Ready to shower her with unconditional love without anything old clouding our bond. I'm ready for this love. I'm ready to be a mom. A part...

Halftime Hips in General

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Feeling tight or sore through your hips? Enjoy this super yummy restorative class "Halftime Hips" on oneOeight to find openness and space in your body! Beginning on our backs in Supta Baddha Konasana, we’ll tune into the sensation in the hips and observe the flow of breath moving about the body. Staying close to the ground, we’ll move through a gentle flow with longer held postures like Lizard and Pigeon to rid of tension present in the hips. This class will help you find peace and a healing Savasana. Bathe in the energetic release flowing...

LIVE oneOeight Celebration on 1/08! in General

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What are your plans this weekend? This Sunday, January 8th, our oneOeight family is gathering together from across the globe to move and flow in unison celebrating all things oneOeight...and YOU'RE INVITED!!!! I'll be teaching a *LIVE* class from the brand new Island Yoga studio in Aruba in honor of this special occasion and streaming it worldwide for all to join. Together, we'll connect to one another through our practice and celebrate the sacred number that is 108! Mark your calendar and join in this Sunday at: www.oneoeight.com/LIVE! The community celebration starts at 11 am PST /...