Michelle Alva Blog / 19.12.2013

Are you settling for an average and not-so-exciting life or do you feel grateful and get excited about starting your day every morning? Have you noticed that many of us are going thru similar challenges or "upgrades" lately and maybe the fact that the new year is right around the corner has caused us to reflect on where we have been and question our lives and how satisfied we are. It seems we are in a  major growth spurt right now that for some of us feels chaotic at times. Have you noticed there is some major shedding going on? Do you feel more emotional at times, and then feel a surge of energy? The old is making way for the new (some of us are experiencing this with a lot of resistance) and we are realizing that some things we have been doing or...

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 / 28.06.2013

Did you know you are a powerful being able to manifest and create a life that you truly desire? Did you know that your thoughts and actions in every moment greatly influence your existing reality? When you are focused and completely engaged in the moment you get to experience the power of BEING PRESENT. Eckhart Tolle wrote about it in his best selling book, The Power Of Now. This is the state of being where you get to experience your true nature and innate power. If most of our day is spent with our mind somewhere else such as with chronic worry about the future or resentment about the past, then we are not fully engaged in the present moment. This leaves us with the feeling of being scattered, drained, weak and tired. Today you see people walking around and driving while texting or talking on...