Mar 4, 2020

Why Yoga Success? Why Me?

How is it that I came to teach Yoga success? Why am I qualified? Did I figure out something that other teachers don’t know? How is it that I came to teach Yoga success? I have been involved in Yoga since my first Yoga class in 1982! Since then I have traveled far and wide […]

Feb 6, 2019

About Chanting

Before #kickstarter or #crowdfunding, I crowdfunded a CD for my Sanskrit Professor Dr. M. A. Jayashree. I think it was the year 2000 (or so). Before smartphones, before everyone could easily and effortlessly record a video or an audio file – we simply walked away with our memories, and other references and memorized (certainly we […]

Jun 6, 2018

Wellness & Yoga at Yoga Souk, Beirut – June 21 & June 23

I pefectly remember the first time I ate baklava. It was light yet crispy, perfectly sweet with honey and rich with pistachios. These exquisite diamond shaped sweets were layered and packed in straw in a handmade bent wood oval box. My parents brought this precious treasure home from their visit to Beirut, Lebanon. And these […]

May 7, 2018

Meet Me in Dubai – Wellness and Beauty – May 18 & 19

Namaskar! Greetings from Mysuru, India. I am here studying Sanskrit chanting, and Yoga Philosophy with my teacher Dr. M.A. Jayashree. I met her 18 years ago as I set out to find a Sanskrit porfessor and tutor to learn traditonal chants to support my yoga pracitce and teaching, and to deepen my understanding of mind, […]

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 […]