What is Yoga anyway?

What IS this magical, mysterious thing that you love, that has been having an impact on your body, your mind, and perhaps your life… what IS it? There are many, many teachings on and descriptions of yoga encoded in Sanskrit in many ancient texts of the yoga...

My Top 3 Ayurvedic Travel Tips!

I love the inspiration & creativity that comes from travel. From 2006-2011 I travelled… a LOT… I was in Ayurveda school one weekend a month a few hours from our home, advanced Yoga Training had me on a flight to the east coast every other month, there...

What Kind of Yogi Are You (for Now)?

I always think of your level as a yogi more in terms of your mental state than your physical prowess… because it’s true! If you’ve ever been around an enlightened being… you know in your soul that the yogic state has NOTHING to do with bending...

A Love Note to My Journey… and yours!

I wasn’t born with any conscious plans to “be a yogi” (who is?!)… I was voraciously curious about human nature… Starting when I was 10 years old, my family endured some traumas and hardships and that fueled my interest in struggle and...

Architecture of a Yoga Pose

We all can understand that being inside the architecture of a Roman Cathedral has a particular internal effect, different from a log cabin! Or what about overlooking the Taj Mahal? Standing at the roots of a Redwood tree? Sitting fireside in an oceanside cottage?...