March 26, 2019

I came to India feeling uncomfortable with using the word Guru to define a human being I spend time studying under. A month later as I get ready to leave India, I understand the word Guru again and in a new light. The word ‘Guru’ comes from the Sanskrit language and ha...

March 21, 2019

've been dabbling with the idea of boredom and assimilation. As a society we have a tendency to use, abuse and accumulate objects, relationships, moments, ect...We are accumulation junkies, the more the better. Assisting Sharath Jois here in Mysore I realize that happe...

November 5, 2017

I've been cooking up storms lately.

When fall comes I really love to spend more time at home, reading, writing and cooking. Here is my latest favorite sweet treat.  If you are looking for an easy, healthy way to get your sweet fix in try this out.

Crunchy Gluten Free Pum...

Last week I spoke about the relationship between mind and the disease of anorexia as a mental misperception of reality. I described the practice of yoga as a sahavasa guna - qualities that one develops through good companionship - or as a tool to acquire good companion...

January 23, 2017

KOMBUCHA

I love Kombucha...I mean who doesn't love Kombucha. I recently got my dad into it; I actually flew a scoby from the US to Italy so that he could taste it and begin using it. My dad is currently on his second to last round of chemotherapy. Being sick has made hi...

January 8, 2017

Pho is the perfect food for this kind of weather. It's warming, soothing, grounding and so nourishing. I've been trying to fight off a cold, and Pho has been the perfect remedy. It's filled with all sorts of spices and foods that have natural antibiotic, anti oxidants,...

November 14, 2016

On Wednesday night, I really wanted to go into the streets and protest. I felt the need to be in the crowds with the rest of the people that feel anger, sadness, loss, embarrassment,, shame, and fear. I felt the need to express myself as a member of this society, and t...

September 13, 2016

Bibi, can you share your background before you began your practice? Before I began practicing Ashtanga Yoga, I spent 5 years wandering around different yoga studios. I had initially encountered yoga by chance. I was living in the East Village when I first moved to NYC...

September 13, 2016

“Brahmacharya pratishthayam virya labhah.” (sutra 2.18) Upon being established in brahmacharya, there is the attainment of vital energy. Brachmacharya is considered one of the cornerstones of a devoted, truthful yoga practice. Brahmacharya means celibacy, moderation or...