March 12, 2020

For those of you who know me personally, you may know that I’m a first generation daughter of Pakistani immigrants. My childhood is too complex to go into detail here, but basically I was raised in a conservative and patriarchal household. Islam was the foundation of m...

November 20, 2018

I’ve been struggling to find the right words to share my thoughts on an experience that has been weighing on my mind for quite some time. It’s about time I finally speak up. I hope that I can do it as clearly and compassionately as possible.

I’m sure that many of you ha...

October 31, 2018

It’s funny how much yoga has changed my life in ways I could’ve never expected. Yoga taught me to become more aware... to start noticing and paying attention to my breath, and the inner workings of my body- which isn’t a surprise I guess. But what I didn’t expect, was...

  1. The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity - Daniel P. Reid

  2. Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma - Peter Levine

  3. Train Your Mind, Change your Brain - Sharon Begley

  4. Cave in the Snow: A Western Woman’s Quest for Enlightenment- Vicki Mackenzie

  5. The Tree of Yog...

August 6, 2018

I've got some exciting news to share!

Well... exciting for me at least. :)

As of August 20th (first day kids go back to school), I will have a permanent studio gig once again:

Power Vinyasa at 12:30pm on Mondays, at Serasana Bee Cave

My "Monthly Ladies Group" will a...


  1. The Alchemist- Paulo Coelho

  2. The Obstacle is the Way - Ryan Holiday

  3. Man’s Search for Meaning- Viktor Frankl

  4. On Fire- John O’Leary

  5. Many Lives, Many Masters- Brian Weiss

  6. The Universe Has Your Back- Gabrielle Bernstei...

Practicing yoga has helped me realize that everything is connected. By sharing our own experiences and by being transparent - we can learn and gain wisdom from one another.

Today, my husband and I are celebrating our 14th anniversary. I believe that we are more genuinel...

July 13, 2017

Growing up, I was raised to be a people pleaser. My mom had trained us well... everyone complimented her on how well-behaved and well-dressed my brother and I were. Reputation was the most important thing- and I'm sure many of you can relate. "What will people think?"...

May 14, 2017

"Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way." - Abraham Lincoln

5 years ago on this day - just 1 day before my daughter Camille was born - I weighed over 180 pounds. 

Yes, you read that right... I gained about 60 pounds with each of my...