It’s January 2020 and I want to tell you about how I recently let go of control in a way both familiar and entirely new to me.  It has to do with my compassionate, independent, loving & sometimes cocky, 18 year old son. After 2 days of college orientation and a day to help him…

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Friends, 2020 marks the beginnings of a new decade, new dreams and exciting visions for the future. Let’s Do This! What are you dreaming up for your Big Deal Decade? What goals are in the works? What visions are you crafting? What intentions are you inviting in and what are you letting go of? How…

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Flowing into the fullness of December with a few recipes from this Winter’s Deep Dive practice with lunch. Enjoy! Pumpkin Soup with Sage Butter *serves 10-12 I like to make big batches and freeze for the next cold, stormy day preheat oven to 375 3  3 lb sugar pumpkins (pie pumpkins) olive oil 1 1/2 …

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Accepting and believing there is something greater than ourselves at work in the divine order of all things is the ultimate surrender. Ishvara Pranidhana is a big ‘ol Sanskrit word that means just that. No small feat, to completely surrender because we still must live within the world around us which is full of unpredictability,…

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In a saturated wellness, yoga & fitness market, how do you choose the mat that’s right for you? The answer is, it depends…and your search begins with a few questions like: 1. What kind of yoga practice you do, or would like to do (Hatha, hot, flow, yin, Iyengar, etc) 2. Personal Preferences (grip, cushion,…

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You matter and your morning matters too. The first hour of your day determines how the remaining 23 hours unfold. I cherish my morning ritual because it keeps me more emotionally flexible, clear headed, present and more positive & kind throughout the day. What are your mornings like? Could they use a little more calm…

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Let’s stay open to receive the gifts life is offering us everyday! How we perceive our daily interactions has a lot to do with our ability to open and receive the good that awaits us. What gets you feeling contracted? SOO many things can and do, right?!  The darkening skies, worry, self-doubt, illness, judgement, injury,…

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We attuned to Autumn last weekend, sharing space in movement, breath, sound, scent and taste-what a delight!  Thank you to everyone who gathered together in community! Big hit this season was the luscious Butternut Spread. Here’s the recipe, inspired by one of my favorite chef authors, Yotam Ottolenghi  Butternut Spread 1 very large Butternut squash,…

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The mistake I’ve made this Fall. So against my better judgement, having learned many lessons about how I don’t want to feel in Sept (ie: overwhelmed, over-scheduled, agitated, erratic), and having crafted deep intentionality around each and every transition to Autumn for the past 8 years,  I decided to try boot camp for the first…

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Peaches and Beaches…..Ahhh, Summer ! Still in full swing and getting hotter. What are you doing to stay cool? Here are 5 Top Tips to stay hydrated, less agitated and more at ease: Herbal sun tea. Add ice, fresh mint leaves or cucumber slices and slow down to enjoy a refreshing glass. (if you don’t have…

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