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Meditation for busy moms

  I am a single mom, I go to school part time, I work full time, and most importantly I am a 24/7  nurse/counselor/life coach/chef/bodyguard/tutor/cheerleader/etc. for my teenage son. I also have a very dedicated and thriving meditation practice, and I want to share with you how you can weave meditation into even the most […]

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Awakening the feminine heart

  My yoga and meditation classes, and my client base, are 95% women. I wanted to write this for awakening women, particularly those who struggle with deep feelings of compassion triggered by earth events. I don’t intend to exclude men, though, because the Divine feminine rests in the male form, too. So if you are […]

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The Beauty you Love is You

Do you know that feeling you get, when it’s a beautiful day and so you go somewhere to be in nature? And you are sitting there in the calm breeze and gazing at your favorite mountain, or lake, or river or tree filled mossy patch … and something comes over you …   It’s subtle […]

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You are where you are supposed to be.

The people who are in your life right now are in your life to bring you to where you are supposed to be. The people who are leaving your life right now are leaving your life to bring you to where you are supposed to be. Where you are right now is a result of […]

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Hidden Language Yoga Series: The Warrior

  Virabhadrasana, or the warrior series of poses are great for strengthening and increasing flexibility in the hips and legs. More importantly the warrior poses help to connect us to the qualities of the warrior; like strength, focus, skill, courage and perseverance. Start with half warrior: Come into the table position on your hands and […]

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Life is Precious

I was once given a teaching in a dream that helped me understand the distinction between the permanent and the impermanent. The understanding of this dream enabled me to embrace life as it is. It showed me that all of life is transient, and I can be free to enjoy the ups in life without […]

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Bridge Pose

This pose is recommended for continuing students or those who are comfortable with back bending poses.  As this pose in a little more challenging, make sure to honor your body, moving mindfully, and listening to your intuition. It is advisable to learn this pose first under the supervision of a qualified yoga instructor before practicing […]

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Nature Yoga Retreat in Alberta Canada

Living so close to nature during my time in Hawaii was so energizing and healing I came home inspired! I wanted to create a local retreat this summer devoted to doing yoga somewhere beautiful and close to nature, so I can share this wonderful experience with you. I have booked the St. Francis Retreat Center […]

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Surf’s Up.

  To a surfer, the big waves are golden treasures, moments of precious opportunity. To a person afraid of the ocean, big waves are a pretty big problem. I like to look at life like the ocean: it is pure potential, and it is unique in every moment. Like the surfer we can look at […]

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The Anitdote to Victim is Choice

The antidote to the victim* mentality is conscious choice. Before you read this article any further, stop for a second and notice how those words made you feel. Did you choose those feelings or did they happen on their own? Noticing where and how feelings and emotions arise in us can be the key to […]

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