Step away & come back

This is the story about how I broke my foot and refound my love and appreciation for my yoga practice, and a new approach to teaching. Just like with any other relationships this particular relationship (practice - practitioner) has it's ups and downs. I've observed over the past years that my own relationship to the practice gives me a platform to be upset, happy, steady, agitated, crazed, calm, gentle, hard, unsteady, hurt, healed...you name it. I experience all sorts of emotions towards it and through it. In return she - the practice- just stands there as a mirror, and in that steadiness it provides me with, that rooting that grounding, I see myself grow. I work out my doubts, my fears, m

Easy Raw Dessert Base

It's the heat of summer, days are hot, and it's birthday time all over the map, at least in my world. Here is an easy, fast, delicious recipe I've been playing with.. You can make a big batch of it for a few different crusts, store them in the freezer, and then un freeze as you go. You can fill them up with fruits, raw mousses, ice cream, yogurt, puddings...you name it! The best part is it only take 15 minutes to make and it does not involve turning on an oven :) Ingredients: 3 Tsbp raw cold pressed coconut oil, melted 3/4 cup packed Mejool dates, pitted 2 cups coconut flakes, unsweetened 1/2 cup ground flax seeds 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt 2 Tbsp water Prep Notes In t

Uncovering what we already have

“Uncovering what we already have is like the experience of getting past that cloudy overcast weather and then the sky opens up to the clear blue. The sky accommodates for all of it.” -Pema Chodron I feel like this is what this past full moon eclipse has brought on…a necessary reminder to look at our truth and find a practice that guides us to uncover what we already have inside. The practice of yoga is an act of uncovering and continuously rediscovering oneself. When you step on the mat you are making a conscious, or sometimes unconscious, decision to commit to accept transformation; to leave what you think is and accept the impermeability of being, of life. The more one becomes intimite w

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