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Breath For Life

       Baby Dewa Watching a baby breathe is one of the most awe invoking experiences. This bundle of energy, whose developing brain needs copious amounts of oxygen in order to grow, breathes a naturally full, even, rhythmic breath. While us adults, for the most part, breathe more carelessly, with swallow and sporadic breaths. … Continue reading

A Sankalpa Practice

Namaste! Welcome to a new moment, a new day, a new week, a new month, A New Year! And to the energies of a Super Full Moon – whose feminine presence reminds us to take time and space to nourish our deepest heart-felt desires. The Sanskrit translation is called a Sankalpa and speaks to the … Continue reading

Heart To Heart Breathing

Heart to Heart Breathing Gently Hold hands with your child (or partner) and make soft eye contact. Right hand (giving) facing down into child’s left hand (receiving) and child’s right hand facing down into partners left hand. As you start to exhale you gently squeeze the child’s left hand with your right. Share with your child … Continue reading

Gluten Free Apple Pie w/ Oatmeal Crisp

Nothing glamorous here. Just some yummy tasting Gluten Free pie made with love.   Dewa and I graciously received a plethora of apples from different neighbors trees this season. The below recipe is a blending of two different recipes to meet our taste and nutritional needs. It’s really quite yummy. The above pie was donated for our … Continue reading

Gratitude Meditation

There is so much to be thankful for in every moment. It can be easy to forget how precious our lives are when we don’t take the time to practice gratefulness. Our primitive brain  wired to focus on fear, doubt and worry. It takes effort and awareness to choose to recognize the blessings and gifts that … Continue reading

“MA” Yoga

My Yoga is so uniquely my own, just as your Yoga is so fabulously yours! Lately, I have been reflecting on what Yoga means to me. Especially as I feel my body responding to old injuries and traumas and how that’s playing out in my thoughts and emotions. Additionally, how the blessed role of being … Continue reading