Self Care

Use Breathing and Meditation to Better Manage OCD and Anxiety

Do you have OCD and or anxiety? Listen to this TEDxYouth talk about how to use breathing and meditation to help. There is a whole discussion/course on SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) that is being proposed at the next SXSW event. Check out this SXSW Panel Picker where you can vote on to have this…

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What’s in Your Jar For Mother’s Day

My interest in juicing and smoothies started for pure nutritional reasons. I wanted to get more nutrients in, but keep it a little lighter on the tummy before and after yoga class. The rest of my diet is mostly Whole Foods eating. I also LOVE bacon! As with anything, keeping a good balance is the key.…

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If You Feel Under the Weather

Can I practice if I feel under the weather? Should I practice? If you’re sick, a session in the hot room may seem like just the ticket to clear out congestion and soothe body aches, but it’s not necessarily recommended. In the same way that Savasana is best observed in complete stillness so the body…

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Hot Yoga and the Immune System

As we head into the peak weeks for cold and flu season, don’t wait for early symptoms to fight back! Being proactive against seasonal illnesses begins in the hot room. Sleep, exercise and clean eating are the widely accepted pillars on which good health is built. Exercise increases the flow of the lymphatic system therefore it…

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What’s in Your Jar – Warming Winter Smoothies

I love smoothies. Really LOVE them! But when it is cold outside ,it is hard to think about having an icy smoothie. Adding a little bit of warming spice can balance out the ice-cold smoothie and boost the immune system — plus it tastes good, too! Among other benefits, spices like cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and turmeric…

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