Once, as a child, I remember waking up in a power outage. My room, bereft of the street light filtering in through the tiny basement window, was the darkest I had ever seen. Read More
Not every woman feels the need to modify her practice during THAT time of the month, but many who do are on the hunt for a miracle cure for their period pain.
Surya namaskar, the Sun Salutation, is one of my all-time favorite flows. It’s enlivening and rejuvenating. Read More
4 tips that will help you embrace your yoga body and appreciate its capacity for movement and meditation.
When most of us think about yoga we typically picture flexible bodies performing a series of poses, striving to reach new physical achievements. But how often do we consider how yoga can offer us a more flexible mind, or reaching new heights of spiritual experience?
It’s 100 degrees and the sweat is pouring. Outside the hall, the sun is beating down on the high, thatched-palm roof. Though we are perched high on a cliff overlooking the ocean, the sea breeze doesn’t penetrate the screens keeping the mosquitoes at bay. Read More
I’m sitting at a bus stop on the side of a busy city street, having stumbled from the mall into the sunlight, head in my hands. I’m hungry, stressed out, stiff and sore, but mostly I’m overwhelmed. I just want to crawl back to my couch and hide behind my computer.
“The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.” – Vanna Bonta
If there is one thing about travel that really puts the ache in my bones, it’s being out of sync with the clock. Read More