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Yoga Jamboree: So it begins.

I love teaching movement.  A sedentary lifestyle would not serve my mental health well.  So it’s a good fit.  I also speak kid. Therefore, I especially enjoy teaching movement to children.  Because it’s so much more than teaching movement.  Yoga is a platform in which I can help impact my community in a positive way.  […]

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I AM BRITT

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Anne Lamott Writing a book is hard. Even when you feel like it’s your life’s goal and purpose. Even when you love writing. It has still been a pretty epic quest […]

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Please Don’t Screw Jack: An Open Letter to my Child’s School District.

Dear Dr. Gould,    My name is Britt and I am a Mom of a Kindergarten at Forestdale school. I will also have a Kindergartener next year entering Forestdale.    I have just left my son Ben’s Kindergarten celebration in Mrs. Elliotts class and was overwhelmed with joy and gratitude for both Mrs. Elliot and […]

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The Purple Rock Dream

I never dream.  Well, of course I do. But I never remember them. My giant bouncy house of a brain does the following..  Takes forever to go to sleep. Hello headphones and weighted blanket…  Once I’m asleep, I sleep like I’m dead. It’s stone cold blackness.  Then in the morning I wake up like a […]

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A Letter to the Karate Kid on the Day of her Yoga Teacher Training Graduation

Dear T,   It seems hard to begin stating how proud I am of you for being brave and moving forward into a new chapter of your life.     You spark a light inside me. So if you do that for me, it must happen in others. Time to share that gift with the […]

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I am a Murderer

I am Britt. Sometimes when I try and figure out who I am or where I belong, I write. Writing helps me process. It allows me to dump out my mind a little bit and sort thru some of the puzzle pieces.  Writing can also be the first step of being able to say something […]

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Hard Crying Due to Feelings

I put my bare feet down on the cold grass in my yard. I am a Taurus after all. If you know, anything about us Bulls, we like to be grounded. I am also a Kapha if you know anything about Ayurveda. Dense, solid, grounded, heavy… Basically, no one is ever picking me up and […]

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Dear Aunt Becky, You are the Coach

In light of these parents getting exposed for paying their kids way into college, I feel as though we should discuss 2019 parenting.  First off, we know this stuff happens everywhere. People paying their kids way into things. I just think it’s hilarious that Auntie Becky got caught thinking she’s above the rules of decency […]

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