Meditations on the Yoga Teacher Training Journey

It is apropos that the 200 hour yoga teacher training program I recently completed lasted nine months. Like growing in the womb, the process was a series of transformations leading ultimately, to the ability to teach yoga and so much more, with still so much to learn yet. The journey has come to an end…

Coconuts and Yoga

I have mentioned before my all-encompassing love and devotion of the coconut. I believe it is the world’s perfect food, nut to be exact. Yet, not until this weekend did I notice that if I were a food, I would absolutely be a coconut too. This past weekend was another yoga teacher training weekend. We…

A New Chapter

The Art of Simple posted about inviting our children to live with intention by asking a few questions about the past year. This is a great tool and one that I felt I needed to do for myself. So much happened this year that I needed a simple Q&A to sort it all out. I…

Raw, Vegan Peppermint Brownies

Each raw dessert I make seems to trump the last. These are really delicious and can be adapted so many ways. The frosting alone is a great base for many recipes or even a bark. I’m going to try making a bark and will let you know! I had to play around with the brownies…

Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee

It was just a few months ago that I said I would be slowing down blogging to focus on yoga teacher training and my book. I never intended to stop blogging and hoped to let you all know about the training as it happened. Something weird took over though and I felt like some of…

Wants & Thneeds

Happy day after Thanksgiving! Last night over wine and a fire,  I encouraged my sister-in-law to start blogging because she writes well and has ideas to share. As I encouraged her, I realized how long it is has been since I have posted! I’ve been busy writing for work and for pleasure with my novel…

Is Yoga Religion?

Since I began yoga teacher training one month ago, spirituality has become a topic of significance in my life not only for me but also for those around me. It has come to my attention that some people have the misconception that yoga is a religion, others wonder if yoga is a sacrilege and some…