who we are

“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.”

Alan Watts

compliment, BeneEsse, Inspiration

The Greatest Compliment

What is the greatest compliment someone could give you? Take a moment and think about it. 
In recent months, since we've embarked on this journey with BeneEsse, people have told us that we inspire them. Some of our friends, family, and even people we don't know very well... This has become the ultimate compliment. Isn't that what life is all about; leaving a footprint, inspiring others to follow their dreams, and to be the best version of themselves. 

BeneEsse Yoga

The Teaching Dilemma

I walked into the studio to teach my weekly class yesterday and one of the regulars said to me, "Sabrina, I wanted to tell you that I really enjoy your classes but I was wondering if you could play the music a bit lower because I find it distracting". Sure I can do that, right! 
Those of you who know me, know that I am generally a people pleaser. I try very hard to keep everyone happy. Well, if you want to be a yoga teacher, first thing you need to know, is that you cannot please everyone! This has been a very challenging aspect of teaching for me.


Being Part of Something Bigger

By now some people may have seen some posts on facebook about Nathan and I being ambassadors for the Africa Yoga Project (AYP). Perhaps some people have taken the time to read it, maybe even check out AYP's website. I want to be sure that everyone knows what we're doing and why this is so imporant to us and so I am writing this blog. 


Less is More

As I swept up our apartment floor and did a little tidy up before bed, a feeling of gratitude overcame me. This has actually been happening more and more lately and it just sounds way to cliché to say that its thanks to my yoga practice. So leaving that aside for now for the sake of making another point…