Yin Yoga Home Practice

I’ve taught Yin Yoga off and on for 15-20 years and I’m always finding different appreciations for this special way of practicing. Right now I see Yin as a bridge between the fast moving part of my life and meditation practice. Being in poses for 5 minutes with enough...

Yoga On The Go

If you have a steady yoga and meditation practice at home or attend regular classes at a studio and now find yourself on the go for work or pleasure, it’s not uncommon to lose momentum in your practices. Over the years I’ve started traveling more as a yoga teacher and...
Kitchen Medicine for the Winter

Kitchen Medicine for the Winter

If, after the holidays, you want to do a little detox, lighten up, shed a few pounds save a few dollars, and begin the New Year with a healthy diet, I would suggest starting the year with a one-to three-day kitchari monodiet. Kitchari is THE Ayurvedic superfood that...
Stay Cool And Be Cool This Summer

Stay Cool And Be Cool This Summer

Summer is nature’s time to ripen and mature, create and destroy, metabolize and transform food into calories, and turn heat into action. Include some of these basic Pitta-reducing steps in your summer routine to help you stay cool and be cool in all that you do. 1....
You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

You are what you eat! As yogi, nutritionist, and Ayurvedic health educator, I love helping people understanding why eating good-quality food is such an essential part of health and longevity, two core values promoted in the field of Ayurveda. Let me begin this article...