Simple Winter Solstice Ritual on The New Moon

This is a simple ritual I often have set up during my annual Winter Solstice party where friends gather to socialize and make-merry. At anytime they can choose to go over to this “burning bowl” to release that which no longer serves and replace it with a positive...

Holiday Hangover Hack from Ayurveda

‘Tis the season for merry-making… and sometimes over-indulging.  If you’ve imbibed in too many “spirits” at a spirited holiday party, try this cure based on Dr. Vasant Lad’s book, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies. Add...

Is 5 Minutes Enough?

Most of us have a pretty good sense of the habits and choices we need to make to feel well on a daily basis.  What often stands in the way is time.  This really hit home for me during a training with my teacher.  He was insisting that this one practice he had just...

Adaptive/Therapeutic Yoga Defined

One of two new classes I am starting this week is “adaptive/therapeutic.”  It’s the opposite of a typical yoga class where the student is expected to keep up with the teacher and the other students.  In this 50 minute class, the teacher is guided by...