A Sacred Apprenticeship

Decades ago, I, like many others was on a spiritual quest for truth and yes, enlightenment.

Everything I have learned subsequently we value in life has a price tag to it, and is not without sacrifice of some sort.

My spiritual yoga path began form...

 I lived in Italy for a year in my early 30's and of course became somewhat of a pasta 'snob.' Cheese with this dish, no cheese with another, which type of pasta with which sauce etc..  Last week I stepped out of my foodie comfort zone and tried a new middle eastern tw...

The yoga world still seems to be buzzing with excitement as, according to a report in the Huffington Post

May 8th 2013, the number of people practicing yoga is on the increase.

A whopping 30% in the past 4 years, by all accounts, according to a survey by the ‘Yoga Journa...

October 28, 2015


Earlier this year, beloved teacher Goswami Kriyananda left his physical body.


No longer are there opportunities to sit at his feet and have a dialogue about the science of yoga and mysticism, face-to-face.  For decades, he has taught what he had embodied by his guru...

September 3, 2015



Teaching prenatal yoga and being a mother can absolutely improve our spiritual progress if we use the experience as a playground for the soul.


My wise paramguru Goswami Kriyananda thought that motherhood and parenting in general is a super way of maturing, if we ha...

August 23, 2015


What is it with our desperate need to cling to this life?


Just so everyone knows…..”I was here”


On a recent trip to the Orkney Islands, I was astounded by the need for ancient artifacts to be repaired after thoughtless people’s need to carve out their names in the sac...

May 31, 2015


I don't think in the past 30 or so years I have gone a whole week without reaching for my lavender essential oil.


* For anxiety

* As an anticeptic 

* To warn off germs on planes and in hospitals

* To induce a sense of calm

* To sleep better

* To settle the kids


and a whole...

For the experienced yoga teacher. To have a student with some bias is an absolute delight. It means that we can bring forth all of our invested study and understanding of how to help a specific population to help an individual. For the prenatal yoga student.... well th...

February 11, 2015


No one I don't think decides to teach yoga to become rich. It is a calling of sorts that is linked to our karma and innate desire to communicate on some level in this field that we become very passionate about.


 In our own circle of students over time however, we can...

January 11, 2015


Vinyasa yoga is hugely popular in the Western World.  Other than the Sun Salutations that are incorporated into a class, there are a few schools that are known for a complete series beyond Sun Salutations. In my time, I h...

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