Crystals and Chakras

“Crystals heal holistically.  That is to say, they work on the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels of being.  They realign subtle energies and dissolve dis-ease, getting to the root cause.  Crystals work through vibration, rebalancing the biomagnetic sheath that surrounds and interpenetrates the physical body and activating linkage points to the chakras that regulate the body’s vibrational…

Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials

Travel Essentials Traveling is one of my favorite things to do.  I have traveled the world extensively to destinations such as Bali, Europe, Thailand, Bora Bora, Costa Rica and more + domestically, in the United States.  One of the things not quite well documented is the length of time you spend in transit which is…

Vision Boarding

Vision Boarding

Three years ago I crafted a vision board.  It was during a retreat to Santa Barbara where we were cleansing our minds and bodies through healthy eating, yoga and daily meditation.  My mind was so clear and it was the perfect time to filter through so many images to find the ones that spoke to…

A Yoga Sequence to Start Your Day

A Yoga Sequence to Start Your Day

One of the best things you can do for your overall health and wellbeing and develop a morning routine.  Routines help your body to operate optimally and can set you up for a successful day ahead.  Studies have proven that working out or exercising in the morning can be one of the best morning rituals…

White Out Cleanse

White Out Cleanse

It’s around this time of year when the cold and flu get tossed around like hot potatoes.  Part of the reason is we are eating highly processed foods during the holidays filled with items that suppress our immune system.  That’s why it’s the perfect time to cut back on some common culprits… White Sugar White…

Meditation for the Busy Mind

Meditation for the Busy Mind

As a new mom, I have a hard time finding time for myself.  I used to have tons of time to practice yoga, meditate, cook, run around outside, and converse with my husband.  But now, I struggle for 20 minutes.  Today, I found time.  My baby went down for a nap and I rolled out my…

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

A teacher of mine once said that pregnancy is a woman’s initiation into motherhood and I could not agree more. Being a mother now, I see how pregnancy taught me the patience, perseverance and acceptance that is so vital as you move into this transformational time during a woman’s life.  You essential blossom from being…

How yoga transformed my pregnancy

How yoga transformed my pregnancy

Pregnancy has reminded me of the power of yoga and meditation to heal your body.  I have a new found appreciation for the practice as it has helped to medicate certain ailments that have occurred over the course of the last 9 months.  As I enter into my 39th week, I am reminded of the…

A guest blog: The best yoga mat

A guest blog: The best yoga mat

Personally, my favorite mat is the Manduka Pro Mat.  I love this mat because of its cushion and durability. Yet, it is a rather heavy mat that is cumbersome to carry around.  My next favorite would be the Liforme Mat for it’s innovative design and commitment to recyclable materials. Reviews.com did the research to find…