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Brookline, MA Yoga Photo Shoot at Larz Anderson Park {w/ Fran Karoff}

It's hard to believe that I'm wrapping up this summer's season of yoga photo shoots while the sun is still shining and the weather is warm {okay, for this shoot, hot!}. But alas my 8-month pregnant body is telling me to slow down. So with that, I have just a couple of sessions left to share with you all before my maternity leave. And this one I am thrilled to be sharing today.

I met with Fran at the beautiful Larz Anderson Park in Brookline, MA. And unlike the last time I tried to shoot there, this time, we weren't caught in torrential rains with a lightening and thunderstorm to boot! This time, it was perfect. The overcast skies provided for beautiful light and the texture of the stone structures and the beautiful green grass and trees made for a photographer's dream.

I absolutely loved photographing Fran. She has such a calming and nurturing energy about her that is so lovely to photograph. We captured many accessible poses to demonstrate her style of teaching and of course photographed a beautiful gifted bracelet with a phrase she often says in class, "pause for a moment of gratitude." How much do you love that?

Fran currently teaches at the First Congregational Church in Milton. You can learn more about her on her website and Facebook.

Contact me today if you're interested in setting up a yoga photo shoot.

Newton, MA Yoga Photo Shoot {w/ Christyn Schroeder}

I first met Christyn several years ago at a children's charity event, Yoga Reaches Out's Kids Yogathon. I photographed the event and was absolutely blown away by Christyn's beautiful energy and ability to connect with literally 100's of children. "Hello, Sun! Hello, Earth!" I'll always remember. You can't not smile while watching her teach.

So when Christyn contacted me to set up a yoga photo shoot, I was ecstatic. Again, her beautiful energy was palpable, she smiled effortlessly and we definitely shared some really fun laughs. I could not be more excited to share a handful of previews with you today.

Christyn teaches both adult and children's yoga classes. She founded KidPowerment Yoga in 2007, which brings yoga to more than, 1,500 kids a week in the greater Boston area. Christyn’s creative classes encourage students to embody their innately curious nature, leading to a more authentic understanding of themselves and the impact they hope to make on the world.

You can find Christyn teaching both adult and children's yoga classes at Bow Street Yoga, North End Yoga, CreateKarma.todayUniversity Club, Kingsley Montessori and Bright Horizons.

If you're interested in scheduling a yoga photo shoot, please contact me today.

Boston, MA Yoga Photo Shoot at the Arnold Arboretum {w/ Anna Platnikova}

If I've said it once, I'll say it a thousand times, I absolutely love shooting at The Arnold Arboretum. I just love that no matter when you go, there is something new and something lovely and something unique to fit with my lovely and unique clients. And this yoga photo shoot with Anna Platnikova was no exception. The only exception here was that Anna was referred to me by none other than my adoring husband! And I have to say, while he's enjoyed a handful of yoga classes {thank you, Chanel Luck and Nina Petruzzo} and used to attend my classes when I was first teaching, this is the first time a yoga teacher has reached out to me as a referral so kudos to him! {And you should have seen the smile on his face when I told him!}

Photographing with Anna was an absolute dream. She is completely stunning, incredibly kind, and has the best smile. And, as all of my clients know, if you laugh at my dorky jokes, you're golden in my book. Towards the end of our session, Anna put on the most radiant blush dress and white floral crown and I swear my jaw dropped. Shooting yoga poses in unique outfits to fit your brand {ahem, shout out to my marketing major} is something I absolutely love. It helps distinguish yourself and shows your character and I am all for it. Needless to say, I could not be more excited to share a few previews from our yoga photo shoot.

You can find Anna teaching Health Yoga Life in Boston and can learn more about her by following her on Instagram. Enjoy!

If you're interested in booking a yoga photo shoot, contact me today!

Haverhill, MA Yoga Photo Shoot - Teacher Mini Sessions {w/ The Yoga Tree}

Back in May, I had the pleasure of photographing The Yoga Tree in Haverhill, MA for the very first time. We booked a full day session, photographing everything from the studio itself to a Vinyasa class and a Restorative class to teacher mini sessions, and we even captured some photography of the lovely owner, Caroline Pineau, with her husband and two dogs. If you missed it, you can check it out here: The Yoga Tree on the blog!

Well, at the end of the session {before seeing even one photograph!} Caroline asked me if we could go ahead and book a follow-up of minis in the fall. It felt like forever away at the time and now I'm not sure where the summer went, but we held our sessions earlier this month at Winnekenni Park in Haverhill on the most gorgeous fall day, and I have to say they were just as much fun as our first shoot together. A huge thanks to Caroline, Checka, Shauna, Sami, Sarah, Julia, Shannon, and of course, Shannon's adorable little Elsa!

Make sure to give The Yoga Tree a like on Facebook to see more photographs from the day along with information on their classes, workshops, and events. This is definitely a community you'll love being a part of! Thanks for having me, Yoga Tree tribe! 

If you're interested in setting up a yoga photo shoot, please contact me today.

Westwood, MA Yoga Photo Shoot at the Center at Westwoods {w/ Tracy Affonso}

These last two weeks have been filled with beautiful yogis, amazing new locations, and all things fall. And let me tell you, this makes for one amazingly happy yoga photographer. Yes, it's true that October in my field is usually a crazy happy mix of loveliness and mayhem as all photographers in New England look to get in as many shoots in this gorgeous time of year as possible all the while finalizing the season's weddings. So, if you happen to see me running to the Whole Foods Coffee Bar in my sweats, a bit disheveled, just know in return your facebook feeds will soon be filled with all things lovely, and all clients, as always, will be getting on time photo deliveries. That said, I truly hate how our generation still glorifies being busy so let's also remember that photographers pretty much hibernate from November to April. {ha!} It balances out in a way that's just right. But, enough about me.

I had the pleasure of photographing the gorgeous Tracy Affonso last week and I could not be more excited to share some previews with you. After hosting a workshop for breast cancer survivors at The Center at Westwoods, Tracy suggested hosting our yoga photo shoot at this truly remarkable location. It's not only a meditation center and yoga studio, but also has some incrediblly beautiful grounds with a koi pond, statue garden, labyrinth, and breath taking foliage. Add in a beautiful - inside and out - yoga teacher like Tracy at golden hour, and I'd call that the perfect yoga photo shoot.

I was first introduce to Tracy at her class at Stil Studio in Dedham, MA and am happy to share that she also teaches at Chakra Power Yoga, Waltham Yoga, Artemis Yoga, STARR Life Studios, and Life Time Fitness' Life Power Yoga. She is also the Regional Director for the Massachusetts branch of bodhi & mind yoga, which offers physical, mental, and emotional support to women in every stage of breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.  Now this is one incredible yogi!

You can follow Tracy on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about her and find her latest teaching schedule! And now, enjoy some previews from our yoga photo shoot!

If you're interested in booking a yoga photo shoot, contact me today!

Milton, MA Yoga Photo Shoot at Houghton's Pond {W/ Kathryn Ford Richter}

It was such a pleasure to work with the lovely Kathryn Ford Richter earlier this week for her yoga photo shoot at Houghton's Pond. Kathryn is an absolute joy who exudes happiness and warmth. Shooting with her was like shooting with a dear friend even though we had only met briefly before this. It's what I absolutely love about what I do, getting to work with amazing yogis and seeing their spirit shine through during our photo shoots. We captured the beautiful scenery at Houghton's Pond in Milton, utilizing a few little nooks and sandy shores in remote places on the property. While I've spent a few lazy Sundays here with my husband, this was my first time photographing at the pond and I can say with certainty that I will back to capture this very New England location.

Kathryn is a health and wellness coach and leads AMC retreats in New Hampshire. You can also find her teaching at Humble Warrior Yoga in Walpole, MA.

And now, I can't wait to share these previews with you! Enjoy!

If you're interested in booking a yoga photo shoot, please contact me today!

Boston, MA Yoga Photo Shoot along The Charles River Esplanade {W/ Stephanie Kirkos}

This photo shoot is exactly what I love about Boston. There is just something about the charm of the city, the beauty of the Charles {as long as you're not swimming in it} and the whole energy of being near the water and near the city at the same time. The sail boats, the sunsets, the touristy gondolas all play at my heart strings every time. The Esplanade along the Charles River will always have a place in my heart after taking countless walks there while at BU. At the time I didn't realize how lucky I was to have the city at my fingertips.

Even better, I am absolutely thrilled that I was able to work again with Stephanie Kirkos of Oh My Heart Yoga for part two of our yoga and barre photo shoot series. {Here's a link in case you missed my post blogging Stephanie's yoga and barre photo shoot at the beautiful Barre & Soul Harvard Square earlier this summer. And, yes, that is the incredible yoga and barre studio that everyone has been asking about with the amazing mural, hanging succulents and teal piano. ;) } This time, we took the session outdoors onto the gorgeous Boston Esplanade and I'll let the photo previews below speak for themselves. Perhaps even better than the sunset itself is Stephanie's radiant smile and energy. I love working with this girl!! Enjoy!

If you'd like to take a class with Stephanie, you can find her teaching at Barre & Soul MelroseFlow Yoga Studio Peabody, and ABSolute Fitness North Reading, assisting yoga at Down Under School of Yoga and subbing at Barefoot Yoga Shala and Centre Yoga Studios. And you can learn more about her on ohmyheartyoga.com. Make sure to give her facebook Page, Oh My Heart Yoga a like!