Category Archives: life

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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A Green Piece of Cake

Mother Earth = +1. Roxy = :). Yes, my green travel mission was a true success and learning experience. Did you expect otherwise? I succeeded in confusing the cashiers at Whole Foods by bringing my own food containers and telling … Continue reading

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outliers

I just finished the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. It was an interesting, quick read on what makes successful people a success. It felt very anecdotal, although a lot of the reasoning seemed valid. Some of my favorite tidbits follow. … 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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I’m having a yoga baby!

I’m in the no sleep phase of the pregnancy.  I get heartburn via e-mail at least twice a day.  I’m feeling emotional and have a breakdown once a week wondering, “why am I doing this, I’m not ready!”.  The nursery … 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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money, sex, or power

“All who are to become teachers will be tested in three areas: money, sex, or power – possibly in all of them.” said Yogi Bhajan according to the book Kundalini Yoga, The Flow of Eternal Power. Isn’t everyone challenged in … Continue reading

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