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When I begin working with a new student, there are two pieces of advice that I share with them right from the start. First, learning to avoid injury is really important. I discussed this in detail in last month’s post, Top 5 Yoga Safety Tips for Newbies, so be sure to check it out. Second, find Read more about The Key to Happiness in Yoga (and in Life)[…]
Hey there, guess what?! We got press! 🙂 Check out the most recent issue of Yoga Chicago Magazine. I am honored to be a contributor to the publication this month by sharing an excerpt of Ready For Yoga. It’s really special to see the first chapter in print among other wonderful stories of Chicago yogis, Read more about Yoga Chicago Amplifies Message of Ready for Yoga[…]
In this post, I’m going to introduce the most important guideline for yoga that I share with my students: don’t hurt yourself! There are many benefits of practicing yoga (flexibility, balance and stress reduction, just to name a few…). However, in order to gain these benefits, we must first make sure that we are practicing safely Read more about Top 5 Yoga Safety Tips for Newbies[…]
Ready For Yoga hit #1 Amazon Best Seller in the Yoga category last week! We are so excited! Getting this book to the right people means they’ll have to be able to find it. This incredible launch has just made that more likely. Thank you! If you’d like to follow my work more closely, you can ‘Like’ my Read more about #1 Amazon Best Seller![…]
My mother has always said that the three most amazing days of her life were the days that I and my two sisters were each born. Every year, on our birthdays, she would tell us our birth stories. To this day, she still recounts the details. Among them was her determination to give birth naturally Read more about Natural Childbirth[…]
I have been reading a book called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. The basic principle is that when we discard items in our home that no longer bring us joy, we are left with ONLY those things that represent joy for us. Can you imagine? Being completely surrounded by joy all Read more about Kitchen Tip: Simplify with Services[…]
Quiche is a staple at our house. I make it at least once per month. I will often make 2 at a time, serving one and freezing the other. I like to vary the ingredients and will generally use whatever veggies I have on hand. This week I made the recipe below, and added roasted Read more about Recipe: Loaded Vegetable Spring Quiche[…]
1 DOUBLE BATCH / FREEZE METHOD – Double your recipe and freeze half. Keep a list of what you have added to your freezer so that you don’t forget about that Lentil Soup you made a few weeks back. If you abide by this every week, you’ll have one night when dinner is already made Read more about Kitchen Tip: Cook Less, Make More[…]
PREP AHEAD: CHOP 1 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic PREP AHEAD: MEASURE 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground red Read more about Moroccan Chickpea Chili[…]
When there are children around, the stress quotient while cooking seems to skyrocket for me. Between the whining, fighting and boredom complaints, it is by far my least favorite part of the day. There are days, however, when I strike brilliance and intentionally set the children up with an activity to engage them while I Read more about Kitchen Tip: Engage the Kids[…]