Michelle Alva Blog / 01.12.2013

Have you made enough time in your life to ask yourself, "what is my dream life?" Then taken the time to listen for the answers and visualized that dream life? Other helpful questions: What does my ultimate dream life feel like? Who are the people in my dream life? What am I doing in my dream life? Dare to ask and you will definitely manifest some answers, maybe a little quicker than you may expect! A few months back I had the honor of teaching yoga and belly dance to a group of amazing women at The Women's Rejuvenation Retreat in Costa Rica led by Jennifer Grace,  Hay House author of "Directing Your Destiny." One of my dreams is to offer life enhancing and empowering retreats all around the world! I had envisioned that goal just a few weeks before Jennifer Grace had asked me to be a...

Michelle Alva Blog / 24.09.2013

  Reflections on How Nature Heals and Inspires by Michelle Alva For the first time in my life, I have been more consistently LIVING the experience of ALIVE. I notice when I am thinking too much I am missing out on the beauty of what is right in front of me and all around me. I catch myself when I am getting trapped in my judgements, my criticisms, my unmet expectations of myself or of others. I have been telling myself, "you are not your thoughts, you are the observer of your thoughts.‚Äù This has helped me greatly to flow my emotions and release the trap of ruminating in my head or bringing up past memories that pull me away from the present moment. Today, I went to the beach after dropping off my daughter off at school. I drove to the North Beach park of Crandon Park in...