It’s Yoga Nidra Time!

According to all ancient wellness traditions that I’ve ever come across, human beings are composed of the elements of nature (like water, air, fire, earth) and because of this, we are deeply affected by the changing seasons just like everything else on the planet. Many modern humans live indoors with artificial light and controlled temperatures, […]

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Yoga On The Go

If you have a steady yoga and meditation practice at home or attend regular classes at a studio and now find yourself on the go for work or pleasure, it’s not uncommon to lose momentum in your practices. Over the years I’ve started traveling more as a yoga teacher and Ayurvedic Health Educator and have […]

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Kitchari Cleanse – great time for it!

If, after the holidays, you want to do a little detox, lighten up, save a few dollars, and begin the New Year with a healthy diet, I would suggest starting the year with a one-to three-day kitchari monodiet. Kitchari is THE Ayurvedic superfood that is easy to prepare and costs approximately $2 a bowl if […]

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The Art of Self-Abhyanga

There is a beautiful Ayurvedic style of massage called Abhyanga. This type of massage is traditionally given by two people; a four handed synchronized warm oil treatment. It is incredibly relaxing, beneficial and nourishing.  Receiving this type of massage is such a delight and in addition we can give ourselves daily self-Abhyanga. Ayurveda states many […]

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Seasonal Vinyasa – Summer!

Pitta Elements = Fire + Water •Fire qualities: heating, intense, bright, rhythmic •Water qualities: fluid, cooling, calming, graceful Depending on where you live, you may think summer is never long enough (like in the Pacific Northwest), or that it’s always too long (like in the South). Regardless of your geographical location, I believe summer is […]

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Harmony Hill Retreat

Summer Retreat at Harmony Hill We all come to yoga for different reasons. Some of us seek to rejuvenate our bodies and de-stress, some to quiet our minds and gain perspective, others to restore our spiritual connection and sense of compassion. When I first began practicing yoga I needed all of these things without even […]

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