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What is a Doula?
Sarah recently embarked on becoming a Doula and upon completion of her training she has been often faced with the question "So what is Doula and what do you actually do?". Find out why the role of the Doula is becoming popular in Delivery Rooms across Hospitals and Birth Centers around the world! The word [...]
The Hidden Calories of Smoothies
Of course you're healthy and drink your daily smoothie, but what's in that drink? In general Americans consume about 300 more calories per day than we did 30 years ago. We may think we're creating healthy habits, but sometimes we can go overboard and amp up that drink a little too much or even drink [...]
Apple Pie Smoothie
In honor of the first day of Fall I wanted a special treat. Since I don't drink pumpkin spice lattes I decided to whip up something of my own to observe the Autumnal Equinox. Try this Apple Pie Smoothie if you're looking to spice up your usual shake! I usually use water as a base [...]
Get to Know Dana Slamp
We're so excited to have Dana Slamp join us in April on our Yoga Teacher Training in Costa Rica. Dana was twice-named “New York City's Best Yoga Teacher” by New York Magazine. We caught up with her recently in New York after a sweaty flow. Where are you from? Vancouver, Washington How long have you [...]
Get to Know Ariele Foster of Sacred Source Yoga
We are honored to have Dr. Ariele Foster join us for a week in Koh Phangan, Thailand in March 2016! Ariele will teach dynamic alignment based Vinyasa classes as well as integrated functional Anatomy for a week. We managed to catch up with this busy lady recently so we could all learn a little bit [...]
On our trainings I often get asked who the artist are on my playlists. While music is highly personal, there are some excellent artists that are great to get your yoga on with. Whether you are a Yoga Teacher or just looking to have some music accompany your home practice check out some of these [...]
Get To Know Alana Kessler
We are excited to announce that Alana Kessler will join us on our Yoga Teacher Training in India this November. Alana will teach Ashatanga Yoga for morning asana and workshops on Yin Yoga. We chatted with this lovely lady to see if she is excited about her return to India and so you could get [...]
What is Meditation?
What we often call meditation in the West is actually the practice of focusing the mind, concentration, or in sanskrit known as Dharana. It is often miss understood as stopping the mind but rather it can be better explained as learning to control the mind and not letting the mind control you. There are many [...]
Ayurvedic Recipe for Pitta Constitution
In Ayurveda, diet is essential in balancing your Dosha or constitution. Pitta(fire) dominant people can have physically hot fire reactions like hot flashes, rashes, cancor sores, high blood pressure, IBS, gastric reflux and heart attacks if there is excess fire. It is necessary, especially in hot weather, to decrease some of the fire with sweet, [...]
What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is the sister Science to Yoga. It is a holistic system to balance the body and mind in order to achieve optimal health and homeostasis. It is the oldest medical system documented, estimated to be over 5-10 thousand years old. Ayurveda is founded on the belief that everything is made up of 5 elements; [...]