I love creating things that are simple, quick, and satisfying—sometimes that’s a yummy meal and at other times, it’s some DIY beauty products. I also really appreciate when I can make something for myself that may cost 20X more in the store. Grassroots…made with love by ME for ME…and fun to gift to family and [...]
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I had the pleasure of sitting down with Vancouver based yoga teacher and mother of three, Christine Price Clark who I just adore. From her initial foray into yoga in a heavily carpeted Montreal studio, to not really knowing she wanted to be a yoga teacher—she speaks of her life as a mother and [...]
Winter Solstice Ceremony Last year I hosted a sacred Winter Solstice Ceremony. We set intentions, chanted, tossed rose petals into the sacred “fire” and let go of what no longer served us. As we move towards the darkest day of the year it is such a poignant time to pause, be still, reassess and [...]
Elena was brought to her first yoga class in college and found it a respite from being yelled at in dance class. She shares how yoga is a way in and also a way out. It isn’t about the postures but a tool for becoming responsive rather than reactive, especially with those closest to us [...]
Sitting down with celebrity chef and Dragon’s Den judge, Vikram Vij is such a delight. He’s so energized and sound to earth and doesn’t think he’s special. He sees all humans as beautiful. Born and raised in India but trained as a French chef in Austria, Vikram has a sensitivity for appealing to palettes worldwide. [...]
Up-leveling your health, abundance, vitality and life This clip is from a recent talk I gave, "You Are What You Think" where I spoke about ways to reprogram the neuropathways of your brain, raise your energetic vibration, and expand into being the person you came here to be. I [...]
Vedic Astrology & Finding the Right Gemstone For You! – Interview w. Claudia Richey from Dharma Malas
What is the difference between Western Astrology and Vedic Astrology? This is a question I get asked often so I'll try to explain in just a few points: Vedic Astrology is 23 degrees "behind" tropical astrology - so in Vedic Astrology a full moon may be in Aquarius, whereas in Western, or Tropical, astrology it [...]