Aloha!I want to take a moment to recognize March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and my father is a 2x colon cancer survivor. So proud of my father for fighting a good fight and still being here with me today!I love you Dad. Our colon health is super important. I am not hear to … Continue reading March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month… what you need to know.
Myth 1 "don't over think it"! Myth 2 "you don't have to be a seasoned yoga or meditation practitioner!" Myth 3 "you don't have to completely clear all thoughts!" Meditation is probably easier than you think! And you don't have to be a guru to do it. I break down a couple of myths or … Continue reading How to Meditate and Meditation Made Easy…
While considering doing YOGA Teacher Training, the PRICING has you feeling LESS than BLISSFUL! You KNOW you want to deepen your YOGA practice. However IS the COST worth it when you are not even sure you want to be a teacher… Plus the time commitment of juggling family, kids, work and/or college to get to … Continue reading Considering Yoga Teacher Training? Or just want to deepen your practice?
I drink Triphala before bed every night. The bulk powdered version is the best way to take it. In Ayurveda TASTE is a big part of the benefits of using food and herbs as medicine for your body. So if you take it in capsule form, which is available, then you are lowering your odds … Continue reading If you only do one Ayurvedic thing a day, do this!
Self-Care... how do we find our way... so much information out there. Ayurveda makes it simple, narrows it down and has been around for centuries.
Simple Ayurvedic tri-dosha tea to promote digestion, reduce bloating, cleanse your lymph and much, much more.
Om gum Ganapatayei namah 3 months without my meditation space! This has been the longest move I have ever endured! While I believe we can meditate anywhere at anytime... where ever our heart is... however it is always nice to have a spot you call home! Om gum Ganapatayei namah This mantra has helped me … Continue reading Finding Peace of Mind Wherever You Are…
5 Ways to Spoil and Nurture Yourself Without Spending Money. Finding time for ourselves doesn't have to cost us at all. But yet, a lot of us think of getting a pedicure, going out for dinner and retail therapy as a means to spoil ourselves or treat ourselves. Those can be nice and all, but … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spoil and Nurture Yourself Without Spending Money
Jealousy and Abundance - one way of thinking will hold you back, take you no where, and let time pass you by. The other way of thinking will open up doors to a whole new way of life!
Working a shift at my part time job at a well known health food store, (not sure I can actually mention their name without permission, so I will keep it out!) in the supplement and body care department is always a very interesting and a learning experience, for many reasons! The main reasons are; Someone … Continue reading Who is Right? Who is Wrong?
You are what you digest! This is a concept that I am teaching in my yoga classes lately. The concept of practicing Ayurveda with a focus on digestion and elimination. It spans beyond food and poop!!! I know, so taboo, did she really just mention poop? While those 2 are very important, digestion and elimination in … Continue reading You are what you digest.
I always make this mistake... I let myself become obsessed with the idea of traveling and feeling sorry for myself for not having been on a vacation in over 3 years! Spring break has brought this thinking on, hearing everyones stories of their adventures, while I continue to plug along at my job(s). It's been even … Continue reading Excuses, excuses…
Did you know that Ayurveda is the "sister science" of Yoga? And as a matter of fact if you are teaching or doing yoga for the "health benefits" then you are actually practicing Ayurveda and NOT just Yoga! Which if you are teaching yoga and teaching the health benefits of doing yoga, then you should … Continue reading As a Yoga Instructor do you know Ayurveda? The Sister Science to Yoga?
Also, education is the best prevention. I've come to resonate with both these concepts. With the ever changing health care system, what is covered and what is not, plus increased stress in our society we start to learn that education and knowledge are our best chance at taking back control of our own health and our lives. … Continue reading Knowledge is Power
Me then and now... before yoga and what I know now! Billy, my life partner, told me I am crazy to post this because of the line of work I do! But I told him... "It is BECAUSE of what I do, that I want to post this, I am ready!" I am ready to … Continue reading Call me crazy for sharing this?