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Posted by Guest Scribe on July 29, 2013 in Adventure
Yoga may not be the first thing you think of when you’re trying to relate to extreme sports.  Images of snowboarders doing aerial stunts and skateboarders dropping in at the skate park are probably first to come to mind.  As shocking as it may be, these two seemingly opposite activities can work together synergistically, creating balance in the body and mind.  I had a co-worker...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 25, 2013 in Nourish
My balance, center, and authenticity have all evolved from my yoga practice. Like most western yogis, I started my practice in a studio, mostly heated to a specific temperature. I fell in love with the awareness and attention I gave my body. The stress of my corporate job and a dwindling long term relationship seemed to melt off of me. I started listening to my intuitive body and hearing what it...
Posted by on July 24, 2013 in Inspiration
Moments after waking on Monday morning, Wanderlust California having wrapped not even twelve hours earlier, I found myself crying on the toilet. I’d come downstairs to pee and discovered this email from my mother: “Got a call from Scott that Susan is in the last stages according to hospice…what's called terminal restlessness or agitation…caused by her body shutting down and toxins building up...
Posted by admin on July 23, 2013 in Inspiration
Anyone who attended Wanderlust Vermont can attest to the fact that Gabrielle Bernstein’s Speakeasy at 'The Greatest Place' was one of the most talked about events of the weekend.  Her lecture, entitled “May Cause Miracles,” shared inspiring evidence for why we should expect transformation as we make subtle shifts, and how these can add up to create miraculous change. The nearly 500 people...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 21, 2013 in Inspiration
Gerry Lopez, also known as “Mr. Pipeline," is a renowned surfer, actor, and yogi — and he is sitting just four feet in front of me. His long, salt and pepper hair is tied into a neat ponytail at the nape of his neck, and he has a broad smile that is absolutely infectious. His tanned skin and easygoing demeanor give him away as a surfer; the fact that he is sitting comfortably in lotus pose gives...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 21, 2013 in
Cover Photo by Brendan Jaffer I am a conscious consumer and I’m a plain old picky eater when it comes to comestibles (and a plain old picky eater). I’m not going to buy anything I don’t really need (jewelry is a special need all its own, as some of you might agree). I want to find products that have been hand produced lovingly, and at an excellent wage; products that show creativity and a knack...