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Tis’ the season for temperatures to fluctuate and for your immune system to be attacked by unwanted invaders. Have you noticed that sniffles and congestion seem to disrupt our lives when the days get colder? It is the windy fall and the wet winter season that seem to slam our immune system the most. This time of year- known as the season of kapha- is the perfect time to step up your Ayurvedic daily habit...

Healthy body habits are a key foundation for deepening the human experience and opening up to your full potential. This potential is the highest version of yourself, residing within the more subtle layers of your being. These layers I am referring to are known as koshas in yoga and Ayurveda. When the koshas are cared for, they can communicate in harmony resulting in clear thinking, emotional intelligence and connection to your divine self. Within the...

When I coach my tribe through the habits, teaching ways to care for our sense organs is one of my favorites. While it may not be the most popular of the ten habits, I love that these tiny little acts can be easily added into what we already habitually do in our day and require little energy or time. Small habits. Big difference in how we feel mentally, emotionally, and physically. Creating the microhabits of taking...

When you find yourself working in a situation that isn’t actually working, what do you do? I recently found myself sitting in a very full University classroom.  Throughout the class I was constantly tuning out and struggling to tune back in- and most of the class was following suit.  The comments of my classmates affirmed the experience I was having – “I know the concept that the professor is speaking to but the way he’s translating...

Can you picture parts of your anatomy as water or fire or earth? Feel the fluidity of water and vitality of breath? It is an interesting thing to picture the elements of the earth as part of your being, and it gives a rich and juicy metaphor to play with. Ayurveda and Yoga see the body the same way they see nature, comprised of the same elemental qualities: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether. These natural...

So, a few weeks ago, I was in Vegas for a corporate training. I will admit that I got really anxious and I freaked out a bit one night as a few friends and I was walking on the strip. I realized that it was 9:15pm and we were blocks away from the hotel and my target bedtime of 10pm was in danger of not being reached. I panicked. I broke from the group and...

Introducing Yoga for Your Face Watch this video- in it I tell you a bit about why I love facial yoga, but more importantly, I demonstrate all my favorite postures!  Watch it and then take a read- in this blog I tell you more about the healing powers of yoga for your face. Access my video by clicking here. Why Do Yoga for Your Face? Facial yoga is promoted as a way to turn back time, but there are...

My passion to feed others delicious, local, organic and easily digestible food has always been present in my life, from my time as sous chef at Yasodhara Ashram in British Columbia to my cooking time in my own kitchen at home. These days, quality family time is of the essence and there’s no time to waste, especially during the holidays. Each year I buy $250 worth of local squash and I place them around my house,...

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