The energy of a new year

The new year, a new decade ... something about January 1st leaves us all feeling like we get a fresh start. It also comes with a bit of pressure to completely overhaul one’s life, make big changes all at once, and somehow think we need to leave the old behind. Many of the traditions from [...]

The energy of a new year2020-01-14T17:41:38+00:00

Pumpkin Spice Chai

Long evenings and chilly nights call for warm, grounding, nurturing drinks. I created this recipe a few years ago after a friend served me her delicious intuitive pumpkin chai concoction. I was immediately nourished, warmed and satisfied. Self care is of the ultimate as we heal and reflect this season. Bring this cup of warm goodness [...]

Pumpkin Spice Chai2019-12-02T15:48:27+00:00

Why iRest?

Why do I love iRest®? For me it was love at first encounter. I met the founder of iRest® and the iRest Institute when I attended the Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research in Austin in the summer of 2014. A newly-minted yoga therapist, I was fatefully drawn to Dr. Richard Miller’s workshop on yoga [...]

Why iRest?2019-10-15T16:30:09+00:00

5 Quick Tips for End of Year Self Care

With four days left until the New Year, I want to sneak a quick reminder into your inbox: Take care of yourself. Don’t wait until January 1st. I know how easy it is to check out and let all resolve go in these few days between the holidays. But every moment you spend intentionally now [...]

5 Quick Tips for End of Year Self Care2017-12-27T23:04:57+00:00

What is Yoga?

YOGA means UNION. Union with what or union between what? Between the parts of ourselves that are divided from each other - our bodies, our minds, our hearts. One wants one thing, another wants something different. There is not consensus within ourselves and this feels very uncomfortable. Incoherence is suffering. We suffer when we are [...]

What is Yoga?2017-08-23T13:50:56+00:00

Getting Buggy with Gut Health

It's that time of year where you might think I'm talking June bugs and mosquitoes ... but no, I'm talking the living microscopic world INSIDE you.  Let's talk gut health and probiotics. What are probiotics? Everyone knows these days that they 'need to take a probiotic.'  But what exactly are you taking and why?   Let's [...]

Getting Buggy with Gut Health2017-06-23T11:47:16+00:00

What’s a Naked Retreat?

Enjoy this photo tour of the first ever, stunningly successful Naked Retreat! You can learn more and sign up for the newsletter for upcoming events at the Naked Retreats website. Gorgeous mountain sunrises ... Daily yoga .... Beautiful living foods, lovingly prepared ... Whole and pure, like you .... Intensive, transformative coaching sessions ... Loving, [...]

What’s a Naked Retreat?2017-05-19T07:41:31+00:00

What are GMOs and Why should you care?

I will be teaching a live, up close and personal class on GMOs that will detail this information and more this coming THURSDAY, April 7th, at 6pm at Veritas Medical Center, 1802 E. 50th St.  No fee, no registration required.  Join me! What are GMOs? The acronym GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism.  It refers [...]

What are GMOs and Why should you care?2017-05-19T07:41:31+00:00

What is Identity Based Nutrition??

If you've been following my facebook feed or newsletter lately, you know I'm launching a group nutrition program with my colleague and soul-sister Anna Hinds called Identity Based Nutrition.  But I'm wondering if there's some confusion around the name of the program ... what does Identity Based Nutrition actually mean? This is a big conversation, [...]

What is Identity Based Nutrition??2017-05-19T07:41:31+00:00

The Healing Practice of Yoga Therapy

"The wound is the place where the light enters you." - Rumi If you ask a passionate yoga practitioner, some of the benefits of yoga, he/she may tell you they sleep better or getting fewer colds or just feeling more relaxed and at ease. If you’ve ever tried telling a [...]

The Healing Practice of Yoga Therapy2017-05-19T07:41:32+00:00
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