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#MeToo – Healing Future Generations By Telling Our Story

#MeToo – Healing Future Generations By Telling Our Story

In writing this blog, I relived lots of scary memories. I experienced a healing process through sharing my story. I invite you to write about your early life traumas and share your stories as well. Together we can heal our hearts and stand up for the next...

Gurupurnima / Honoring The Teacher Within

Gurupurnima / Honoring The Teacher Within

As we move into the fullest brightest moon of the year called Gurupurnima, reflect on the role of the teacher in your life. Be filled with gratitude for the privilege of studying with many great teachers…teachers of the heart, the body and the mind. Where...

Clear Ancestral Karma with Ritual

Clear Ancestral Karma with Ritual

Tarpana is a practice that helps to clears your ancestral karma. It is one of the practices of Ayurveda that encourage you to remove the karmic burdens you carry and free yourselves to live your lives empowered and connected to the Self: the place of...

I Thought I was an Extrovert?!!

I Thought I was an Extrovert?!!

In October this year I had a huge and unexpected awakening at Cate Stillman’s YogaHealer retreat in South Dakota. For many years I have taught a workshop called “Finding your Authentic Voice.” I have done so much research, workshops, seminars and self...

Five Suggestions for The Ideal Holiday Meal

Five Suggestions for The Ideal Holiday Meal

I had the ideal holiday meal. My spontaneous meal wasn’t really planned but somehow worked out perfectly. My family was traveling to Virginia to be with my niece and her family. I was scheduled to present a yoga retreat at Kripalu Retreat Center, the day...

Teaching Ayurveda and Anusara Yoga in China

Teaching Ayurveda and Anusara Yoga in China

I arrived in Guangzou, China during a huge heat and humidity wave in September of 2017. Every day the sun would scorch me or drenching rains would pour down with no relief in sight!. At my host, Chen Ya, yoga studio, 26 enthusiastic teachers from all over...

Post Anusara Yoga and Meditation Retreat Recap

Post Anusara Yoga and Meditation Retreat Recap

What an AMAZING Retreat! Our annual Anusara® yoga and Meditation Retreat at Dai Bosatsu Zendo was so special. The group bonded so sweetly and deeply. We had several days of intense thunderstorms. The rain was so heavy it actually obscured the view of the...

Life Enhancing Benefits of Anusara Yoga

Life Enhancing Benefits of Anusara Yoga

My passion for Anusara® yoga started in 1998 when I met the founder, John Friend. I have been teaching this practice of Hatha yoga for 17 years and each day that I come to my sticky mat I experience gratitude for this...

Who has your back? #Reflections

Who has your back? #Reflections

Creating and being a member of a yoga tribe has been a deep desire and longing of mine since I started practicing yoga in the early 90’s in NYC. I was searching for a home base. I went to yoga conferences to try to meet the teacher that would inspire this...