FROM THE MAT: Jasmine McKenzie

Photo: Tatjana Smith "I've got all sorts of fav poses (as I'm sure most peeps do) but I'm choosing Devaduuta Panna Asana / Fallen Angel. It's a peaceful inversion, where we get to play with balance and breath. Showing up to my mat is like coming home. It is where my mind settles and my spirit soars." *Jasmine McKenzie…

FROM THE MAT: Lonni Hawkins Rivera

"I show up to my mat because the ancient practice has always held me accountable." "Yoga has made me a better human being. Life is always richer and sweeter after yoga. I love the challenge of bringing my mind, body and spirit in alignment. Everyday is different and new. I show up to my mat…

CHOOSE TO CHANGE: Elise Dubois

Meet Elise! She's a comic and actor in Los Angeles, and her story is as inspiring as she is talented. Elise made the choice to change for HERSELF. Tired of accepting outside circumstances as the norm, she made the decision to behave in a way that felt best for her... with no excuses and no…

CHOOSE TO CHANGE: Marcia Burke

Sometimes you check all the boxes along your health and wellness journey, and still can't seem to tap into the magic 'thing' that everyone swears will happen when you eat well and exercise regularly. Sometimes it's more than just the food you eat or the daily trips to the gym or studio. Sometimes the journey…

CHOOSE TO CHANGE: Brian Scott Gross

Making the choice to chance for any reason can be easier said than done. From shedding a few pounds to shedding a few habits or even people, change can be daunting and seemingly insurmountable. What does it take to make the choice to change for yourself? Changing for anything outside of the borders of your…

HABIBI X ATHLETA: A Recap

The ATHLETA event was a reminder that a yoga practice is just that... PRACTICE for what life feels like throwing you at any given moment in time. This rather meticulously planned event was nearly undone by a series of miscommunications and a shift in the weather (yes... it's always the weather's fault in LA when…