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heart centered recipes

Homespun pita chips, dal makhani, beet purée, vegan-paleo cookies and hummus with spiced ground beef. My hubby and I shared this lunch the day before our Heart Centered Deep Dive on Sunday, but because I didn’t take any pics of our lunch spread at the studio (oops), I hope this combo inspires you to try one or more of 6 recipes here!

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Namaste Heart

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So, here we are in February & what better month to invite a namaste heart?! February boasts a multitude of heart centered holidays and is considered national heart health month, creative romance month and wedding month.  Valentine’s day, random acts of kindness day, love your pet day, be humble day and send a card to…

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Grow the Good

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Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were restful and reflective and have been sparking new hope and optimism for 2019.  Have you begun seeding your dreams for the coming year, or decided on your word of the year? Are you all set with your list of intentions and now you’re feeling inspired to create…

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Aligned in December

Jenny’s Granolove

Ah, December is really here, ripe with the joy of giving but also emotionally draining with added responsibilities, expectations and attachments to how things ‘should’ or ‘need’ to be at holiday time. If all the moving parts and pieces of your doing and fast paced going are feeling burdensome, take the pressure off and try these…

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Gratitude for the Abundance

A Thanksgiving Day Blessing “Blessing for the Fullness of This Day I bless this day in the fullness of good it already contains, in the many occasions it offers to listen deeply, to be of service to others, to express gratitude moment by moment and to keep my mind so filled with love, beauty and…

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Soup and Scarf Season in Full Swing

Wild Thyme Farm

Ring-Ring ☎️  Autumn is calling with an invitation to stop, look around and see the changes above, below and everywhere in between. As October fully engages us in its brilliance, I’m grateful for invigorating, crisp, sunny rain-free walks around town with my pup or a friend. Have you noticed the shift in pace and energy;…

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Tips for staying healthy this Autumn

The qualities of Autumn are windy, changeable, spacious, cool, fast moving, erratic, dry and airy. As work, school and life ramp up, staying balanced throughout the season calls for intention to resist the tendencies of overscheduling, rushing around and being generally over-active and spreading ourself too thin. Trying to fit more into the shorter days…

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Look, listen, let go….

Self study yoga post with jenny rhodes

Like Autumn leaves-Allow Change and Let Go… Transition to Fall evokes the potential for change, for letting go and easing away from the bright, heated energy of summer, to the cooling, slower energy of Fall. Taking our cue from the changing Autumn leaves, may we embrace change and release (where we’re able) whatever’s weighing us…

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Embrace your inner Fire..that’s the seed of transformation

Sunset Seattle, Tapas,

TAPAS, the 3rd Niyama or personal practice in yoga, teaches of cultivating self-discipline and inviting challenge to ignite our inner fire…..the seed of transformation. Igniting our internal fire (our Agni) to help us rise to challenges and move through the hard stuff, requires willingness and gentle stoking to stay motivated along our journey and burn through whatever dulls…

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Contentment & Acceptance

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Santosha, the second of the 5 Niyamas, or personal practices in the Yoga Sutras, means complete acceptance or contentment. Contentment and acceptance when the world is torn apart by divisiveness, fear and suffering? Really?! Believe me, I’m disappointed, disheartened and angry about the current social climate, policies and narrative in this country on the daily.…

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