Full disclaimer: I am speaking from my own lens as someone based in Portland, Oregon—a liberal city voted the most vegan-friendly by a recent media platform. In my experience, the society that often flanks me is incredibly accommodating to vegetarians, but not nearly as much to vegans. Think restaurants, dinner parties, or the constant revealing…
Few westerners are born vegetarian or vegan. Unlike my husband, a Gujarati Jain from India who was born into a family and community that’s been diligently vegetarian for thousands of years, I have a “becoming vegetarian” story. My very own veggie tale. When I first started getting asked for this story—a story vegetarians are asked…
I don’t have a personal moral objection to consuming dairy—in theory. However, the practice of dairy farms in the vast majority of cases (and increasingly in more and more countries) has rendered me a vegan via circumstances. We’re conditioned, by both factory farms and family farms, along with the media, our culture at large, most…
Check out these eight danger zones at the gym, featured in Romber, including a quote from me about my own first-hand experience. https://www.romper.com/p/8-things-at-the-gym-that-are-slowly-killing-you-no-seriously-65306
Take a look at Ignite’s post on yoga for entrepreneurs featuring tips from teachers (including me!). http://blog.ignitespot.com/de-stress-with-yoga-for-entrepreneurs
Got the runs? Take a look at Byrdie’s post on marathon training including tips from certified personal trainers, including me. http://www.byrdie.com/training-for-a-marathon
Need a little motivation? BritCo features seven tips, and mine is number 5! https://www.brit.co/how-to-stay-motivated-to-exercise/
Check out this BodyPositivity feature with over 30 yoga influencers (including me!) sharing out stories.
I’m at #9 and #14 (and learned these the hard way!). https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:-36uEZ4O9nsJ:https://www.topbuzz.com/article/i6395604155439776266%3Fsmart_view%3D1%26app_id%3D1106+&cd=21&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
Bustle asked me and other trainers and fitness coaches about the subtler signs you need more protein. Do any of these apply to you? https://www.bustle.com/p/15-subtle-signs-that-you-might-need-to-eat-more-protein-every-day-42669
Ever wondered if full body or split routine is better for you? Fitness and Power asked 31 fitness professionals, including myself, our thoughts. Check out the full list! http://www.fitnessandpower.com/fitness-experts/full-body-vs-split
Check out Yoga Six’s piece on the physical and mental benefits of yoga, including quotes from yoga teachers like myself!