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April 27, 2018

When I first discovered yoga, I found this soupy fragrant meal to be deeply nourishing, satisfying, and a little bit thrilling—that moment when your body/mind register an affirming “Yes – this is so good for me”.

As an inexpensive vegetarian and simple-to-cook protein...

March 9, 2018

When I ask people what they would like to get out of a one day workshop many people express a need to relax, unwind, give back to themselves and spend more time in practice. 

Many workshops fail to recognize the need for a focus on embodied practice – that being a decen...

March 7, 2018

I know I said that the 'humming bee ' breath is gold when it comes to inducing calm - well this one just has to be 'platinum' then. Here is another of my favorite breathing techniques that is effective in calming the mind by drawing the easily fragmented attention inwa...

January 30, 2018

A sankalpa arises out an inquiry into our deeper purpose in life. It may start out as a resolution to change something for the better but an overarching sankalpa relates to how we relate to our strengths and how we can harness those to overcome any shortcomings or nega...

January 23, 2018

Congratulations to these aspiring yoga teachers who have been on an intensive training moving through the eight limbs of yoga with focus and enthusiasm. They have worked hard mostly on themselves discovering their strengths and working on weaknesses and fine tuning th...

January 21, 2018

Quick and easy - Bhramari - the ‘calming bee breath’

This is of my favourite breathing techniques that is effective in calming the mind by drawing the normally fragmented attention inwards, naturally and easily. It induces calm by producing a relaxed brain rhythm cycle...

December 21, 2017

2017 Will be a year to remember. Moving to the north shore in Auckland, further course design for Yoga teachers training programs, creating a 300 hour program that was approved by Yoga Alliance, U.S. Traveling to India to immerse myself again and expanding my Yoga offe...

December 3, 2017

Even though the last couple of months have been super full, life in my ashram taught me many things like the skill of staying calm despite juggling many demands. I've learned the art of how to achieve quality rest and relaxation through this simple pose of Shavasana. J...

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