For a yogi, a sattvic (purest) diet is considered to be the most suitable in order to maintain a peaceful state and stay nourished. It also purifies and calms the mind, enabling it to function at its ultimate potential. According to Swami Vishnu Devananda, a sattvic diet leads to true health; a peaceful mind in… Continue reading Autumn in a bite: Vegan Kale Salad
Wherever there is light, a shadow follows. Be not afraid of these dark places, dive deep into them. For they will lead you towards enlightenment. After getting sick, I naturally was a little intimidated by second series. It takes a lot of strength and will power to get through this series. It also… Continue reading If there is a war in the world, there is a war within each of us.
Let's talk about my trip to Asheville, NC. Practicing Mysore Yoga with David Keil, level 2 authorized Ashtanga teacher. I heard so many good things about him from my fellow Ashtangi, Pricilla Payne who I practice with in Orlando, at Mysore Room Orlando. I just had to come and check him out for myself. We started… Continue reading We are not endowed with real life, and all that seems most real about us is but the thinnest substance of a dream — till the heart be touched. That touch creates us. -Nathaniel Hawthorne
There is something super special about the energy here in Asheville, NC. Everywhere you go, you can feel the high vibrations. Walking through downtown is like walking through a mystical town full of spirit. Each shop we passed by smelled of sage and incense. I feel so comfortable around these mountain people. They are earthy… Continue reading “Nothing glows brighter than the heart awakened to the light of love that lives within it.” —Guy Finley
One thing I love about fall is the fruits and veggies that come with the harvest. One look at @yogiflows/IG post from Wednesday about her fall inspired vegan bowl and I was SOLD! It looked so yummy and nutritious and is perfect for the fall season. I just HAD to make it! Thanks sista for… Continue reading Last nights dinner was inspired by a fellow Yogi who also is living the plant based lifestyle.
Carrot dogs!!! I know that was corny but I just HAD too 😆 Omg were these bunnies delicious and nutritious!!! Ever since I was a little girl, my mom has always said I eat like a rabbit. The body knows what it wants at a very young age. It's just a matter of tuning in… Continue reading What was on the menu for lunch yesterday?!… Nope, not hot dogs…
I love greens🌱 drinking them, eating them, wearing them. Green reminds me of Mother Gaia, and her magical healing powers. It reminds me of my childhood days laying in the grass even though I knew it would make me itchy. Green reminds me of strength and stability. I was remembering the cartoon Popeye the Sailerman… Continue reading Gaia Heart Openning Greens: Fresh Cold Pressed Green Juice/Smoothies 💚🍏🌱🍃
Self-knowledge or self-realization is the main goal in Yoga. Consistent practice is scientifically proven to improve health, flexibility, strength, vitality, concentration, balance, peace of mind, mental clarity, awareness, and joy. The 8 Sutras (limbs/steps) of Yoga, help overcome the veils of illusion in order to reach self-realization. These 8 limbs are described by Patanjali in… Continue reading Exploring the 8 Limbs or “steps” of Yoga: Liberty comes with knowledge. When you act how you should, things will just happen.