Santa Ynez Valley Wellness Blog

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Being Called To Teach

Even though I teach mindful movement classes, I’ve never felt called to teach.  I don’t have many memories growing up (more on that later), but one of the few that stand out to me was when I played school with my older sister and one of her friends.  We rode our bikes over to our local elementary…

Alisal Fall Artisan Fair

The recent heatwave might not have shown it, but the holiday season has descended upon the Valley! What little is left of the year will inevitably be packed with good food, time with loved ones, and all sorts of festive activities. This merriment also comes with the stress of gift buying, hosting preparation, and all…

Self Care Festival & Makers Market

Los Olivos, California is a great place to be on any given day, but on April 20th this little town was the site of a truly spectacular event. The first annual Self Care Festival and Makers Market presented by the Valley Wellness Collective brought something for all the senses. Sights, smells, tastes, and wellness experiences…

Keeping Your Vibration High

Whether you can sense this or not, you are so much more than your list of accomplishments and so much more than the goals you have set before you. It’s easy to get lost in the list of to-do’s and feel stressed and pressured to do more, while skipping out on meeting some of our basic…