Beyond Asanas: Empowerment Through Yoga Philosophy

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  After my morning lecture today, I felt compelled to touch on the idea of power and knowledge. When you think of the practice of yoga, do you immediately turn to the physical aspects aka asanas? Did you know that yoga is so much more than the physical practice? It is a way of life and a masterful craft that transforms … Read More

Morning Routines For Multi-Tasking Mamas

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I am a “go with the flow” type of person, so imagine my chagrin when I was told that most moms should stick to a regular routine for their children. Then I realized that everyone has a different way of going about a scheduled routine. One might have their whole week planned out with an activity to fill every 3 … Read More

Finding Equanimity In Undesirable Situations

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  In this Monthly Mantra series, I wanted to define and discuss equanimity. This week has been filled with so many different emotions and the notion of equanimity was actually a perfect way for me to reflect. Personally, this week was more challenging than others. It had come to a point where I was feeling a little overloaded and I wanted … Read More

2 Fashion Brands Changing the Game For Yogis and Beyond

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Have you watched Minimalist on Netflix? That documentary got to me (in a good way). I have learned to accept that I don’t need so much stuff, which is partially something I learned through studying yoga. Remember, I talk about non-excess in an older post! Once upon a time… I was an impulse shoppin’, label whore wearing, clothing snob. Over the years, … Read More

6 Gentle Yoga Poses: For People Who Are Afraid To Try Yoga

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This is probably one of the most popular reasons why people do not attempt yoga. The path to greater flexibility and strength is by opening your mind to the idea that you CAN do things and that you WILL reach a point where your body won’t feel so tight.  Below are 6 pictures of poses that I will explain. I’ll … Read More

Easy Self Care Ideas For: Moms and Busy People

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Self care is a buzz word now a days. Some people have fully embraced the term while others might cringe at the very mention of it. It can also mean different things to different people.   In this blog post, I’ll walk you through: How to create your own definition of self care Some easy ideas to get you started … Read More

Surviving Depression and Finding Inner Peace As a Mom

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Inspired by this quote from Mary Oliver:  “What are you going to do with your precious life?” Mom life is not for the faint of heart and yet some of us are crazy enough to go through the pregnancy process more than once. I thought that having children would fill a void in my life. Don’t get me wrong, I … Read More