It's been about three years since my journey with yoga began. Three blissful years of yoga every morning. Three years of uniting my body and breath and feeling the results of this bountiful practice. In the ancient Sanskrit language, "yoga" literally means "union" or "connection." From the first time I stepped on the mat, I … Continue reading Why Yoga? My Journey So Far
Hello everyone! I am sorry for the lack of posts these past two weeks. My boyfriend and I are getting ready to leave these mountains and move back to the city next month. We are both looking forward to this next chapter together, but we're feeling a little overwhelmed at all we have to get … Continue reading Self-Love Affirmations
When you roll out your yoga mat, you're laying out a personal sanctuary on which to align body, breath, and spirit; a haven for focusing on yourself and letting go. It's important to keep your mat clean and fresh, so you can maintain a healthy practice and reap all the benefits of yoga. Whether used … Continue reading DIY Yoga Mat Spray
After what has been an undeniably harsh winter all over the country and around the world, tomorrow is finally the first day of Spring! The Spring Equinox is a time to reset and renew. Winter often wears heavy on the human body and spirit, draining our energy and affecting our overall wellness. Tension can build … Continue reading 5 Healthy Ways to Welcome Spring!
Yoga has been a vital part of my life for the past three or so years. I find it crucial to helping me keep a balanced body, soul, and mind. I can use my practice to calm my anxiety, boost my mood, stretch sore muscles, relax after a long day, or even connect to nature. … Continue reading Sun Salutations: A Beautiful Way to Greet the Morning!
“It is very significant that some of the most thoughtful and cultured men are partisans of a pure vegetable diet.” (Gandhi) When it comes to the world's greatest inventors and scholars, we think of figures such as Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Pythagoras, and Einstein. When we picture the world's most influential artists and writers, Leonardo … Continue reading 10 Important Quotes On Vegetarianism
Sometimes I think I was born a vegetarian. My mom's always told me that my favorite food was salad with ranch dressing, and I'd eat my fruit and vegetables before I ever touched meat. Growing up, I always thought about what was on my plate as I was eating it. By the time I was … Continue reading Becoming Vegetarian: One of the Biggest (and Best) Decisions of My Life