Aug 27, 2015

Summer Beauty – Wellness and Yoga in the Rockaways

Our Yoga and Wellness Retreat in Far Rockaway   I want to thank everyone who came out for our special day.  It was a dream of mine to share everything I care about in this beautiful setting with incredible food and new friendships. Photos of the Day After our morning yoga, we had a class […]

Mar 19, 2015

Healing is Not in the Pill

Healing is Not in the Pill or One Perfect Supplement Healing cannot be ordered, bought, ingested, downloaded or transplanted. Healing is more like a magic, a transformation and alchemy. More like love. Healing is not in the pill, the perfect supplement or in one balanced meal, Healing is closer to grace. To attain to grace, […]

Mar 11, 2015

Live In New York

I am so pleased to announce that beginning this week I’ll be teaching every Wednesday from 4-5pm at Jivamukti Yoga Center near Union Square at 13th street. I’ll be teaching traditional Yoga: Chanting and Discussion of The Yoga Sutra. This class is ongoing, weekly, open to all and beneficial whether you come every week, from […]

Feb 3, 2015

Every Day Love

Start Your Day Right Abhyanga is a daily, total body self-massage. This Ayurvedic healing ritual is the foundation of beauty, youth, strength and tone as well as mental and physical calm. In Sanskrit, the source language for Yoga and Ayurveda, sneha means both oil and love. When we massage with a caring heart and hands, […]

Jan 5, 2015

Essential You

In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea that “perfect” health is the “perfect” balancing of all 3 doshas. Not so. But don’t fret, even Wikipedia gets this […]

Dec 31, 2014

2014 and A Few of My Favorite Things

Dear Friends, Wishing a Happy New Year to Each and Every One of You. I am so grateful for your support and inspired by your dedication to wellness and your courage to make healthy, organic and inspired changes for you, your family and your community. 2014 and A Few of My Favorite Things I am […]

Dec 17, 2014

Wake Up!

I have a yoga student who’s the last person on earth to practice yoga. He’s a big VP at a huge media conglomerate, his favorite vacation spot is Disney Land, and he and his family had never looked at organics, sustainable or natural.  He’s definitely never read Jaws vs. The Grocery Store, my blog about […]

Dec 9, 2014

5 Hugs

The experience of being touched has direct and crucial effects on the growth of the body as well as the mind. Touch is a means of communication so critical that its absence retards growth in infants, according to researchers who are for the first time determining the neurochemical effects of skin-to-skin contact. The new work […]

Dec 3, 2014

Open Your Hand

When author and Nobel Prize winner V.S. Naipaul was still a boy in Colonial Trinidad, there was one opportunity to leave the island: a full scholarship to Oxford or to Cambridge. All the academically minded boys dreamed and competed for this opportunity and with incredible pressure from their families, the boys endured great anxiety to […]