Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray." - Rumi
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Several years ago I found myself at this odd, but very lucid crossroads in my life. I loved my life and work-- I had fantastic friends, got to work with BOTH of my parents for a company that was helping fight malnutrition in children all around the world, I got to travel, learn new things, meet amazing people, I had health insurance, a steady, generous income and life was pretty comfortable. And... and I had a strange, powerful, aching longing to throw it all away, to alter course, to cast off the bowline from the famililar and cozy life. I wanted adversity and grit and new smells and colors and tastes! So I went to India with zero plan. Having had recently finished my first yoga training, I felt ready (🤦🏻‍♂️) to go off and teach the practice as I traveled. And I did. And it felt right. I was humbled and pushed everyday. I realized how important physicality, wisdom, devotion, play and hyper-sweet chai was to me--I found a buried connection to a spirit I previously "didn't believe in." I found my calling! Yoga keeps rolling out this red carpet, pushing me deeper into life in all the right ways, asking me to love harder, forgive, breathe more deeply, and say hell yes to right now-- to begin again and again.
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The call was so strong-- it IS so strong, and I feel grateful that my friends, family and teachers have trusted and supported me as I continue to leap and skip and also stumble along the unknown dirt covered path. And everyday I wake up trusting this leap-- this intuition, allowing myself to be "silently drawn" by the callings of my heart, still always ready to begin anew. Allow yourself to be taken by what is most alive deep inside your heart. Do not waste time acting small or settling for what you know is not YOU. When it's time, take the leap. Follow your bliss..answer the call!

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