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A Decade

10 years ago I was introduced to yoga 9 years ago I expanded my horizons by traveling across Europe for 10 weeks visiting  28 cities in 15 countries 8 years ago I was diagnosed with a serious medical condition that I have since healed naturally 7 years ago I traveled to my ancestral homeland of Italy and developed overdue bonds with my sister 6 years ago I traveled to Costa Rica alone, realized it was my life's calling and passion to share yoga, graduated with my MBA and completed my first yoga teacher training program 5 years ago I packed my four bags, left my hometown of Houston, Texas, moved to NYC and continued my endeavor for growth 4 years ago I moved in with my best friend and love of my life 3 years ago I grieved when a friend who was like a little brother, one of my closest girlfriends, my dad and my dog departed this earthly plane. I completed my second yoga teacher training program and backpacked across the Himalayas of Northern India where I learned more about m

A Love Story

I have not yet mentioned here on this platform how my husband and I became that - husband and wife! What a fun ride and a story I love to share. Josh lived in NYC and visited his family in Houston where I lived for Christmas 2011. He grew up with my best friend Christina in Saudi Arabia and she dragged me out to meet him for a drink. I had zero interest in going out that night but relented after Christina made a bit of a stink about it. Boy am I glad I did!! I can still see Josh walking out of his parents house to get into the car in my mind's eye very clearly - he was very good looking and wore a plaid button-down shirt. He and I immediately hit it off and he came to the yoga class that I taught two days later even though he had never been to a yoga class before, ever! It was so sweet and I was touched, not only was he hot but he was adventurous and clearly interested in me too. Three months later, I moved to NYC!! I visited him twice during that time between our meeting and