SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS

SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS

Happy Holidays! My family salutes you from a warm climate, with this photo taken a few weeks ago near our home, after the first snowfall of the season. We enjoyed an amazing evening of snow shoeing, sledding, skating as well as visiting Santa, knowing that we would not see a white Christmas where we were headed. Whether the climate be warm or cold, Christmas for us is traditionally spent with family and close friends. As we carry on with this…     Read More

YOGA BY THE BEACH – 15TH & FINAL SEASON

YOGA BY THE BEACH – 15TH & FINAL SEASON

With so much happening on the home front, this years Yoga by the Beach season has definitely snuck up on me. Having been in the midst of selling our home and of course buying another, it feels like I am entering a territory all too familiar to many of my readers! We chose a home located in our same general area of North Vancouver, but it is in need of renovations. As of yet, the anxiety about the renovations and move have not been transformed…     Read More

REASON FOR THE SEASON

REASON FOR THE SEASON

Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring! This is the first year in more than a decade that I have remained in Canada for ALL the seasons. Although Canada is where my family prefers to be, the allergy season in Vancouver is usually the time of year I get the ‘fever’ and want to be any where else. So this week, the mantra that helps me appreciate where I am is “I nourish the universe and the universe nourishes me.” It reminds me to give gratitude…     Read More

FOUNDATIONS OF YOGA THERAPY

Namaste and Happy 2017! May it be better than 2016. Life ebbs and flows, thus if the wave of last year was in ebb, look forward to the flow of this next wave to shore.  Last year was not the best for me, but last week I graduated from the Foundations of Yoga Therapy Teacher Training. It was an amazing experience that was enjoyed immensely and it provided another period of growth through learning, friendships and professional development. If you have ever been to India, you…     Read More