Living Yoga in India

03/05/2019
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February 2019 had many astrologically auspicious dates to dip in the holy river Ganges. In fact millions of people from different spiritual paths joined together for Ardh Kumbh Mela a great display of collective consciousness to bathe in the sacred river. Maa Ganga is the essence of ancient wisdom and she offers more than just

Spring Detox Tea

03/05/2019
Spring Detox Tea

  “The rivers are swollen with snowmelt, and the sap is starting to run in the trees. All the moisture that was bound by freezing temperatures is now moving to clear winter stagnation.” -Cara Barstrom. Just as nature is starting to unfold from its slumber, our bodies start to crave a sense of lightning and

Honour Yourself with a Therapeutic Spring Clean

02/28/2019

As we begin to approach the spring season, it’s the perfect opportunity to give our mind a good cleanse from all the overthinking, worry and stress. With all the super-moons we’ve had this year so far, this is a great time to do a reset mentally, physically and emotionally. What will you manifest this year?

Be Your Own Valentine: 5 Ways to Cultivate Self Love

02/04/2019
5 Ways to Cultivate Self Love

When Sandi Morris won the 2018 Pole Vault World Championship, she cleared the bar, fell to the mat, sat right up in exaltation, and then… she curled into a ball, clasped her hands to her chest, and took a quick moment for her own inner joy. “That woman has a relationship with herself,” I thought,

Uncovering Your Essence with Alyssa Snow

02/04/2019
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True Nature was able to spend some time getting to know Yoga Teacher, Shaman, and Spiritual Teacher, Alyssa Snow. Take a glimpse into her upcoming retreat in Guatemala. TN: How does the idea of “Uncovering Your Essence” play into your upcoming Yoga Retreat, and what themes do you see coming up throughout the journey? A: We

5 Powerful Affirmations to Bring Love Into your Life this February

01/23/2019
5 powerful affirmations to bring love

  February is the month when we celebrate love. Although Valentine’s Day is a celebration of the love between two people involved in a romantic relationship, love should be celebrated in all encounters. We also don’t need a specific day to remind us of it, but since it is there, why not take this opportunity

Healing the Gut Sustainably in 2019

01/15/2019
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I always think the beginning of a new year is always exciting and fresh. I tend to look at what the year has brought me; the gain and losses, the lessons learned, the growth that presented itself and then just be so grateful for it all. There comes a moment of self-realization and expansion and

How to Keep an Open Mind in the New Year

01/07/2019
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I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico with a terrible, feverish flu. This was a year ago, when my partner and I traveled to the picturesque, coastal village of Puerto Ángel, to celebrate the New Year with friends. Puerto Ángel nestles between the mountains and the sea, with little winding roads, that I’m sure have charming appeal

A Yoga Practice for the New Year

12/28/2018
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As the New Year approaches, we may find ourselves writing out or thinking about our New Year’s resolutions, intentions, or goals for 2019. With this sometimes comes the feeling of failure as we reflect on our lofty 2018 resolutions and how, perhaps, we did not achieve them. I offer this yoga practice as a way

3 Mindful New Year’s Resolutions

12/26/2018
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It’s almost time to part ways with 2018 and welcome in a new year. This is a great time for reflection, gratitude, letting go of what needs to be left behind and starting fresh. Aren’t we so lucky to be able to do this? It is also the period when we make new year’s resolutions,