Make Room for Ahhhh….

“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterwards.”   - Spanish proverb     Take a moment to notice your response to this thought.  Can you recall such a time?  What was it like?  How often do you allow yourself to rest deeply?     Our industrialized, mechanistic society...

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“Pura Vida” in Costa Rica

Retreats, in my experience, are essential to deeply unwind and unplug from my day to day life.   In Retreat, there's time to be unscheduled and nourished physically, emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and energetically with ample time to reflect, play, be creative, explore, read, and rest as...

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Goat Yoga – This Fri. Sept 1!

That's right! I've been invited to be a guest teacher at the original Goat Yoga farm in Corvallis, OR this Friday, Sept. 1 from 5 - 6 pm. That's a 30 min. class approximately with plenty of time for Goat Happy Hour Schmoozing....

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In the State of Aloha

What I hope to hold dear from our recently completed Maui Yoga Retreat is that sense of "Aloha".  It has many meanings, and not surprisingly, seems to share a kinship with a word more familiar to yogis:  Namasté.  There's a sense of seeing each living...

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Register: Luxury Yoga Retreat in Maui – Feb. 2017

As I said earlier, time spent in retreat is beneficial in so many ways. We are often busy tending the needs of our relationships whether that's with family, working colleagues, friendships, pets, or other relationships.  To sustain our vital energy, it's important to tend to...

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Crestone Yoga Retreat – July 2016 Reset

Time spent in retreat is beneficial in so many ways. We are often busy tending the needs of our relationships whether that's with family, working colleagues, friendships, pets, or other relationships.  To sustain our vital energy, it's important to tend to our own personal needs...

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Grandmother’s Porridge – A Lesson in Mindfulness

Grandmother's oatmeal was hard to beat. I remember her stirring the big cast iron kettle over a wood stove with a long wooden spoon.  It had the perfect texture.  Many years later, and I still endeavor to recreate Grandmother's Porridge.  My first lesson was that...

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Zihuat Yoga Retreat

As it turns out, doing yoga in sunny Zihuatanejo, Mexico overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean every morning can be pretty darn distracting.  To be sure, it's a first world problem. But, a problem is still a problem. I challenged myself to reign in my gaze...

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India Odyssey

Jan. 22, 2014 – Feb 12, 2014 Reflections from my three week adventure with Sarahjoy Marsh and fellow yogis & yoginis to Agra, Delhi, Varanasi, Sarnath, Tiravanamali, Pondicherry, Chennai, & Bangalore.  It would be an experience of a lifetime.   Taj Mahal – 1st stop At this point, the...

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