I run year-round and then ramp up my training for a race a few months before.
It is possible to experience an awakening in this life through realising just how precious each moment, each mental process, and each breath truly is.
Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs.
Imagine the possibilities if humanity banded together before disaster struck to relieve everyday suffering worldwide.
Women are more likely to have a ruptured uterus if they've had multiple C-sections because there's more scar tissue.
I never understand why people have children and then insist on living as though nothing has shifted.
It's very human to want to make an impact, to contribute to the world. But it's hard to know the how and why. Like, 'Will my small thing make a difference?'
As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice.
Walking strengthens my legs, and I swing my arms to tone my upper body.
Oh, I'm hardly stylish! I'm such a mess. I don't even think about what I'm going to wear; it's the last thing I think about.
People always think that if you eat anything as a model, it's amazing. I used to tease them and say, you know I'm going to throw up afterwards.
In my teen years, I was hanging out with adults - Steven Meisel, Francois Nars, Oribe, Paul Cavaco. We had so much fun! We'd go out in New York.
I enjoy the celebration of my birthday as much as anyone else does, but I always remember to start my day thanking my mom because she did most of the work the day I came into the world, not to mention all she has done throughout my life that has contributed so much to the woman I am today.
You know, all these sentiments about beauty coming from within, they've always resonated when I've read them, but it takes a bit of living to truly appreciate them. To realise we are so much more than our experiences, that we are who we are because of the lessons we've learnt, now that's what true 'beauty' is for me.
The word 'yoga' means union. It's like everything in yoga yokes or unites you to something higher, the highest part of yourself.