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Is the Grass Actually Greener on the Other Side?

On a splendidly sunny day, I soaked up the sun with a friend, chatting about our future goals and master plans to conquer the world. The conversation wandered around touching on future adventures, past experiences, and where we are at right now. Happy? Content? Fulfilled? Sometimes with goal setting comes reflection as well. It’s human Read more…

What Makes a Location ‘Unique’

Wine from grapes pressed just down the street, pineapple that grows on a tree nearby, monkeys flying from branch to branch out your window; these are just a few examples of what a specific location will bring to you. Maybe you wish to visit the red rock beach or swim in the hot springs as Read more…

Not Enough Time To Retreat? Hit Up A Festival!

Being a busy person working passionately in my professional and personal life leaves me with little time to get away, to decompress and refresh. I’ve been yearning for a retreat, constantly perusing these amazing trips, imagining myself in Bali and the Galapagos Islands each night before I fall into a heavy sleep. Many of us simply Read more…

What Makes A Good Retreat Teacher?

What is beautiful about experiencing life as a yogi is our exposure to such tremendous human beings. There is a wide spectrum of truly excellent teachers in the world. You will resonate with some and not with others but without a doubt there is something to be absorbed from each of them, even if it Read more…

Galapagos: A Natural Playground for Yogis

Guest Post by Mary Beth LaRue Even for a yogi it can be hard not to feel as though you are on a mad dash though life. Cell phones, Facebook, e-mail, the list is never-ending. And on top of that, fitting in a yoga practice that brings you into a state of complete balance. Imagine Read more…

Everybody Deserves Happy Hips!

Being a gal who has overused her hips enough to have three orthopedic surgeries on them by the age of 28, I am ALL about taking the time to open up and stretch these bad boys!  The hip joint is a very tricky spot where all sorts of nerves run through and where we can Read more…

Hold That Pose! Asana Art

There is something cleverly artistic about the contours and lines of the human body while practicing yoga.  The body is powerful, vulnerable, and absolutely gorgeous, all at the same time! For the most part, we don’t have ourselves photographed or let alone DRAWN while practicing yoga (at least that we know of, ha!).  But let’s Read more…