Category Archives: health and wellness

Just Not Enough

Today I’m pondering a statement I hear often when discussing yoga, health, wellness with family and friends… “But mellow exercise is just not enough.” “Enough for what” is probably a pertinent follow up question. If you exercise for health reasons, … Continue reading

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Top 15 Vegetarian Recipes (Revisited)

Do all yogis love to cook?  Do all cooks do yoga?  As I was type, type, typing away adding my favorite recipes online to create a gift for family I remembered I already have this online!  This is a repost, … Continue reading

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Today’s Special Is Humble Pie

I just finished teaching my first yoga class to the inmates at the women’s jail in SLO county. Are they really called inmates, I wonder? I feel so humbled and blessed! How did I even find this life changing practice … Continue reading

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it all begins on the mat

Riding the wave of change the last few weeks I have felt on the verge of crying and cheering all at the same time. Yes, I’m still riding that wave. Buying a yoga studio was getting in the way of … Continue reading

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keeping the yogic energy alive

How do you keep the yogic energy alive when you’re working your ass off trying to make great things happen and achieve your dreams? It’s not really the inspiration that’s difficult, that is always there. It’s the energy levels and … Continue reading

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108 to celebrate

My birthday is coming up soon and I’m going to try to do 108 sun salutationsto celebrate another year of life and blessings; cleanse the body, mind, and soul a bit. I’m predicting it will take 2-3 hours, it usually … Continue reading

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battle with the sun

How do you enjoy the summertime? For me it’s often signing up for too much to do, tank tops, blown out flip flops, trying to avoid sunburn while at the same time enjoying that bright orb, BBQ, friends, vacation, the … Continue reading

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My Core Was Officially Fused

While in NYC a couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to try lots of different yoga classes, food, and fun, as one would expect in one of the world’s largest cities. I had an asian style tofu hot dog … Continue reading

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Pyramid versus Plate

The U.S. Department of Agriculture replaced their old school pyramid with the new MyPlate graphic.  The interweb is all abuzz like a kid in a candy store. Is this really that big of a deal? I wonder how much do … Continue reading

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Those gongs were crazy

I stepped outside of my comfort zone this week and attended a Kundalini yoga class at Kundalini Yoga East in Union Square, New York City. I have been invited to attend the class in the past, and never made it … Continue reading

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