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Winter Skin Care

Winter Skin Care

Winter Skin Care Moving from extreme temperatures - inside, outside, dry heat, brisk wind, my skin takes a beating and gets chapped easily. Getting enough healthy fats into my diet can help from within. For topical help, I love to make sugar scrubs to gently slough...

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5 Tips for November

5 Tips for November

Nights are colder and longer, wind is blowing, air is drier and much like the season, we can feel the effects of these changes in our own bodies.  Some Ayurvedic reminders:   Quick morning Dinacharya (Daily Routines) Set your clock a half hour earlier so you...

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Earth & Sky Vata oil blend

Earth & Sky Vata oil blend

Earthy, grounding, warm, sweet and sensual - the perfect blend to warm those autumn chills, fuel your creative side, smooth your frazzled edges, ease your nerves and focus your scattered mind and energy Sandalwood - alignment & inspiration, tap into what will feed...

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The Benefits of Abhyanga

The Benefits of Abhyanga

In Sanskrit the word Sneha means both oil and love.  The practice of Abhyanga or Ayurvedic self massage becomes a beautiful practice of enveloping oneself in both oil and love every day.  During Vata season, which is ruled by the qualities of air, wind, movement, dry,...

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September founder letter

September founder letter

Hello Dear Souls, Anyone else feel like things suddenly got serious?  Earlier this week, I looked at my calendar for September and could feel my anxiety rising and my chest get tight.  It’s all for awesome stuff and still, seeing a full calendar always makes me...

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Late Summer Ayurveda Tips

Late Summer Ayurveda Tips

August is a great time to get outside and enjoy the last full month of summer.  Foods and practices that nourish Pitta with an eye to Vata season will set you up for the transition of late summer into fall as we move from a parched summer to more crisp, clear, dry and...

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August founder letter

August founder letter

Taking it simple and easy this August as it very much feels like a month of transition.  A time for vacations while also thinking about schedules, school and work in the months ahead.  Maybe you’ve had a summer of travel and fun and are ready for a little more routine...

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Matcha Chia Pudding

Matcha Chia Pudding

This is a favorite recipe of mine that has many benefits this time of year.  When wet, the chia seeds have a gel-like consistency, which can soothe and coat, relieving irritation and inflammation. They are also high in fiber, helping constipation, gas and bloating...

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What I’m Reading

What I’m Reading

I am often asked for recommendations for students who want to learn more about yoga.  It can be a tough answer because there are MANY excellent options that have resonated with me over the years.  And some I am interested in, purchase and am not ready for at the...

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Who We Love

Who We Love

The yoga world is changing - and it needs to.  This is a practice that originated in India, yet in modern yoga in the US, most of what we see is fitness yoga studios with thin, white women.  If you practice in studios like this, have you ever noticed or considered...

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