Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Bend

I consider myself very lucky and had the opportunity to stay in Bend for three weeks this summer while I did my Yoga Teacher Training. I’ve visited plenty of times, but living there gave me the chance to explore more than I ever have. I’ve compiled my favorite places to eat, explore, shop, workout, and get coffee/matcha. As usual, let me know what you think! … Continue reading Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Bend

The Low Down(Dog) on Yoga with Animals

Yoga with animals is trending lately. And if you ask me, it’s for good reason. If you ask others, they may say something else. I’m here to share my perspective on yoga with animals; you may have a different view, and that’s fine! I encourage you to form your own opinion about it. You do you. I’ll explain why I support yoga with animals then … Continue reading The Low Down(Dog) on Yoga with Animals

Tips for Beginning Hikers

Did y’all know I like hiking? I believe strongly that all people should have the opportunity to connect with nature, and hiking is one of my favorite ways to do that. I know, though, that hiking culture can sometimes feel elitist or inaccessible, so I just wanted to get super clear with some of the basics. Hopefully taking the guesswork out of hiking encourages you … Continue reading Tips for Beginning Hikers

Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Corvallis

Corvallis has been my home for the past six years. I came here for college, fell in love (with the town), and never left. Bloggers usually do guides for big cities, and I’d like to do ones for Portland and Bend eventually, but for now, I’ll highlight the place I know and love. It’s about an hour and a half south of Portland, ten miles … Continue reading Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Corvallis

Kelly in Oregon’s Favorite Oregon Hikes

This is the list I wish that I had when I first moved to Oregon six years ago. I compiled my top ten favorite Oregon hikes, sort of in order, but not really because I love them all! They are all within a few hours driving distance of the Willamette Valley and I would say most are moderate difficulty. I’ll do another post with some … Continue reading Kelly in Oregon’s Favorite Oregon Hikes