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New Website Coming Soon!

Things have been a bit crazy since moving back to LA. Crazy in a good way though. It’s just busier here! There are more people, places and things to see. We’re not in Bainbridge anymore y’all! 🙂 Since I’ve been

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Yin Yoga & A Quick Meditation

I haven’t been writing much lately. Unfortunately, (or fortunately) I’ve been caught up in a lot of other things that needed my time, such as: being really laser focused and committed to a detoxing diet for Crohns, writing and getting

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A Sanctuary In The City Of Los Angeles: Lake Shrine

This is literally one of my all-time favorite spots! I think you’ll agree, it’s so very special for many reasons… There is so much to say about The Self Realization Fellowship (SRF) (Lake Shrine) but I’ll give you the basics.

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3 Reasons To Love SFO Virgin America Terminal

Sometimes travelling can be stressful, tiresome and just plain gross. This past holiday season, a lot of travelers might have been anxiously anticipating the likely stale airport experience. Myself included! But not if you’re travelling through SFO > in the

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Inspiration In Action: Shayn Almeida

Today, I ran into Shayn Almeida @ where?……yes, Cafe Gratitude. I’m aware ~ this place is becoming a problem for me. Shayn is a yogi and works with Seane Corn as her assistant. I’m so happy we got to talking!

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Inspiration In Action: Travis Eliot

I’m so excited to be introducing the: Inspiration In Action interview series to my blog! I have always been connected to and fascinated by intuition and inspiration. I love connecting with others and especially, learning about what lights the fire

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Yoga: Dancer Pose

When I first discovered this pose, I fell in love. Afterall, I am a dancer and a gymnast first. It’s fun to play around with poses…especially when you take them outside. ‘Natarajasana‘ (not-ah-raj-AHS-anna) is Sanskrit for Dancer & King…which explains

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Yin Yoga

A little info on Yin Yoga, then a sample practice sequence: Yin Yoga is a “passive” practice. A gentle, softer approach ~ where we get to slow down and begin the restorative process for our body. (i.e. Seated meditation is

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Wisdom from Bryan Kest

“Nobody can do the work for you. I have to untie my own knots. I have to develop the strength to disempower my own habit patterns. Nobody can do this for me. And this is what the practice is all

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Poem…

She starts as a seed, small and fragile ~ and sprouts up . . . growing like a beautiful tree. Grounded to mother earth, rooted, stable and strong…her knots show, but beautiful they are. Resilient and free…she flourishes and shines wherever

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Helping students heal anxiety through Yoga

This is a subject I am close to. Yoga can help heal anxiety: revealing symptoms and helping to address it’s root causes. The body and mind both respond to various yogic tools, including: asana, pranayama, lifestyle adjustments and tuning the senses

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Quote of the day…

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

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Your Brain On Meditation

While reading Yoga Journal magazine, I came across this amazing article and I want to share it with you. Thousands of years ago, what Patanjali & the Buddha both taught is now being supported by Western scientists. Through new technology, we

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What is the meaning of Yoga?

‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’ has a wonderful explanation of this! According to the “bible of yoga”: “Most people immediately think of some physical practices for stretching and stress reduction. This is one aspect of the Yogic science, but actually

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