Category Archives: ayurveda

The Manifesto of a Clean Freak

Things to think about before you embark on a cleanse or any change in your eating habits. What is a cleanse? It is taking the opportunity to clean your insides and give your digestion and major organs a break from … Continue reading

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The Yamas, not the Llamas

Ever wonder what yoga is beyond super flexibility and zen people wearing black yoga pants and chanting om? One of the historical teachings of yoga is in the ancient text, The Yoga Sutras. I am reading a translation by Sri … Continue reading

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a yogi flu shot

I am currently in the midst of getting a yogi flu shot. It takes two weeks to get this flu shot rather than the typical five minutes. I’m on the eighth day of this injection of health, immunity building, and … Continue reading

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chatufreakinranga

Chaturanga (the yoga pose that’s a variation of a push-up that is the bane of a many yogis existence) is such an interesting phenomena. When you’re first learning it, it kicks your ass. When you’ve been practicing it for a … Continue reading

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Yoga Campers Unite!

I am speed blogging from the MINDBODY booth at the Yoga Journal in Estes Park, Colorado while everyone is in classes. I arrived in the glorious Rocky Mountains Wednesday night after the Big Burrito Fiasco at Phoenix Airport. The Fiasco … Continue reading

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Sometimes Less is More

This was a week of opportunities. Some of them fully enjoyed, some of them only lightly embraced. I subbed a few yoga classes this weekend that weren’t my typical forte. The classes were titled Sweet Vinyasa, instead of my usual … Continue reading

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Living Yoga Sadhana

I have completed 180 training contact hours for the Prana Flow Teacher Training Certification and I am working on completing the rest of the certification requirements which include a few different home study projects. Over the last 3 weeks I … Continue reading

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Squeaky Clean

I survived my four-day spring cleanse and I am feeling amazing. Have you ever felt a little off, but didn’t even know you did until something or someone pointed it out? For me, I was feeling slightly unhealthy lately, a … Continue reading

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Notes from cleansing land

Notes from day 3 of my spring cleanse. Simple, wholesome food can actually be tasty and enjoyable. Eating your largest meal at lunch and a smaller dinner actually feels good once you’re used to it. Yin yoga is blissful. Meditation … Continue reading

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Still Cleansing

Tonight I have reached the end of the 2nd day of my Yin Yoga & Ayurveda Cleanse Retreat. I have bee meditating, eating beans, rice, and veggies, practicing yin yoga, and taking some digestive herbs and herbal teas. The retreat … Continue reading

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