THE GIFT OF PRESENCE

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We’ll be hOMe for the holidays and I will be doing my best to keep things simple! Simply slowing down for self care and renewal in the outdoors… This is the only gift I want and need for myself. The gift of love and presence. It is in the heart that is ready to open, expand, and connect with (anytime I choose, as I have heard someone wise mention). Even with supportive family and friends, I can clam up. But…     Read More

BODY MIND SPIRIT CONNECTION

Nurture in Nature

It’s been an amazing summer for weather on the West Coast and life has been about as good as it gets for feeding body, mind and spirit. Even though there is temptation to hold dear the clear blue days of summer, it’s only natural that clouds will waft in and out, and then fall will proceed the winter. The seasons of the year and the seasons of life are inevitable. To move through them gracefully, I remember that the sun…     Read More

MOTHER EARTH DAY

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The earth is our mother and we must take care of her. We need her to survive! The theme for Earth Day this year is “Invest in Our Planet”, thus it is so befitting that we take some time in nature, slow down and connect with the world around us to hear her subtle wisdom. What is she sharing with us? What are the underlying patterns and laws of nature? What does she need from us for correct use of…     Read More

RETREAT

Collective Healing

Intergenerational trauma is real and what is happening in the Ukraine is damaging, on so many levels. But this is not the venue to clear up perceptions about what is real or not, nor to speculate what might be unfolding with this war. What I will say is that the last two years have been a lot… for most of us. Now knowing the strength of spirit that my Ukrainian heritage has to stand up for freedom and democracy, has…     Read More

♥️ ECO YOGA RETREAT & CLEANSE IN BC ♥️

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What does your heart say? Need some time in nature and with a mindful and caring community? Slow down, listen to your heart and book one of our nurturing retreat options below… Blessings and Namaste, Lori I humbly acknowledge that I live, learn, work and play on the unceded and traditional territory of the Coast Salish peoples.   Spring Yoga Retreat & Cleanse Welcome Spring and join us with this online Yoga Retreat & Cleanse. Cleanse the body with nourishing foods…     Read More

SACRED MOMENTS

Sacred Moments

  We are closing 2021 with contentment and optimism for a new year of learning, challenges and commitments. Having just returned from traveling to spend the holidays with family in Peru, we feel blessed to be home, safe and sound after a relatively smooth trip. Moving around internationally has become quite complicated (bless my husband for completing all the technological travel details), but we had overall relaxing time which included some much needed ‘light therapy’ and ‘sacred moments’. Our world…     Read More

CONSCIOUS CHANGE

CONSCIOUS CHANGE

It is National Indigenous Peoples Day. With more awareness of how government and religion have shaped the lives of indigenous peoples, I would like to dedicate these words to our First Nations people of Canada. May we find a way to walk with you in the hope of reconciliation and collective healing. With vaccinations rolling out, we can have a new sense of optimism for the coming months ahead. It is a first world choice to vaccinate or not, but we’ll all…     Read More

A SUSTAINABLE SUMMER

Time is the most precious gift someone can give you. That is, when it is complete undivided attention with presence. Full body listening for the sake of understanding. A connection of pure awareness that I seek to find with you here. I liken it to the feeling of chanting OM at the end of a really good yoga class! A sensation we would love to sustain but understand “this too shall pass”. When we think of something as being sustainable, we are not usually thinking in terms of…     Read More