Apr 11, 2018

My First Chai

We arrived in Bangalore before dawn, in the deep dark cauldron of night. Shuffling and shuffled from hall to hall arriving in Customs in a dense crowd that resisted queues and spit us in fits toward the sleepy wave of an official’s hand. The hall echoed with an industrial din of thudding stamps moving from […]

Apr 6, 2018

Delicious Chai and Beauty

I’m so excited to be sharing an amazing workshop with my longtime Yoga friend Lisa Schrempp. Lisa and I share a passion for chai and beauty, and we look forward to sharing an amazing workshop with you at Shala NYC on Saturday April 28th from 2:30-4:30 pm. Join us for an abundant afternoon of the art […]

Jan 2, 2018

A New Way to Do New Year’s Resolutions

I am so pleased to have a featured blog on Banyan Botanicals to kick off the new year.   A New Way to Do New Year’s Resolutions Growing up, our kitchen had what we called “a junk drawer.” This drawer was crammed full of pens, markers, various rolls of tape, and different tubes of glue. It […]

Dec 22, 2017

New Featured Blog for Banyan Botanicals

  As you know I rely on my essential products—like castor oil and tumeric— from Banyan Botanicals. I am so pleased to be featured on their amazing blog. Sacred Yoga to Draw Your Energy Inward I live in New York City—the city that never sleeps. I first learned yoga here 36 years ago, but unlike many of today’s New Yorkers that I see on […]

Dec 22, 2017

How My Experiences in India Translate to My New January eCourse

I never planned to go to India more than once. But on that first trip, I landed in Mysore at the school of an old world teacher and found myself among a tight-knit group of international Yoga travelers. Mysore became my home away from home, and my Yoga tribe expanded exponentially. My longest India trip […]

Dec 11, 2017

Support for New Year’s Resolutions

SECRETS FOR SUCCESS: 40 DAYS OF SATURN My dear Yoga friend, Sherene, is a Jungian analyst and an incredible astrologer – she is the longtime astrologer for Elle UK and author of 4 books. Throughout the year, she hosts an online event called Project 40, 40-day email-driven group programs steeped in Jungian Psychology and Alchemy. For […]

Jul 14, 2017

The Old Ways

Mysore, India 1997. The month leading up to a 3-month stint in India was always fraught with a nearly insurmountable heap of tasks. And yet, without fail, I’d get a DIY bee in my adventuress bonnet to hand-dye a tunic or pull out the sewing machine and whip up the perfect dress like this blue […]

Jul 12, 2017

Surf + Wellness Barbados 2018

Sign up time for Surf + Wellness Barbados 2018 is here! I’m excited to announce that this February my dear friend Andreea Waters and I will be hosting another great session of our surf and wellness retreat at Zed’s Surfing Adventure in lovely Barbados!            The retreat includes daily Yoga, wellness, and […]

Jul 5, 2017

Ancient Royal Roads

1995. These photos show Mysore, India before a glut of scooters, cars, exhaust and honking horns choked the roads and the air. In those days people walked long distances, queued for crowded buses or road bicycles, which all looked to have rolled out of the same British Empire military factory – they were black, sturdy, […]

Jul 5, 2017

An Indian Wedding

I want to say a few things about this throwback photo. This is from my first trip to India in 1995. My Dad’s wife Shirley worked with an Indian woman in NYC who was going home to India for an arranged marriage. Shirley was excited to get me an invitation to this wedding. I was […]