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Mindfulness Monday – here’s a few tricks to start your day!

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When we are on retreat we start each day together with meditation, time to sit, deepen our breath, set intentions and regenerate. In that space we can clear the clutter of daily life, reconnect and actually feel our breath. When we are not together, by now, we know so well, that the day can get … Continued

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CBD Cabbage Crunch

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Coming off an amazing SPRING EQUINOX RETREAT weekend at our new Vermont home base at The Summit Lodge in Killington Vermont This salad and educational afternoon about the health benefits of CBD, how it is curated and produced with the folks at Luce Farm is always a hit! Simple, satisfying, easy to make ahead and … Continued

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Tricks to KILLER CRISPY KALE CHIPS

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An amazing long weekend up north with good friends, a great cabin and nothing but the North East Kingdom of Vermont. We enjoyed nature, swimming, & general relaxing kept us busy. The trip was nothing short of bliss, but every time we hit the dinner table, however, there was a bit of a  trade off … Continued

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THE POWER OF AN ALTAR – Lets create one for you!

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When I moved East, I left behind a most amazing West coast yoga community, my studio, my friends, my family, my side of the universe (and country) literally….. I landed in a tiny town, the middle of the mountains and the universe said, well …recreate me – lol… so I did. I am now surrounded … Continued

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Proof that hiking ( in Vermont) makes you healthier and happier!

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John Muir was onto something when he said, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks” and by now, Vermont in September, you know you are going to get some unparalleled views as we hike, but along with those views come an abundance of mental and physical perks too, Check out … Continued

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THE MOUNTAINS ARE CALLING AND I ‘MUST’ GO… by now, yes, you know Vermont is healing!

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I  just had a friend move back to Vermont from Japan – and she, like we all do, said, “oh man it is so good to be back in the mountains…I can breathe again!!! Did you know the Japanese have a word for, that cleansing feeling we get here in The Green Mountains – “forest … Continued

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Easy Spring cleaning …? ME Please

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By now,  this time of year, it is pretty clear why we all, including myself, feel the need to press the digestion/metabolism reset button and are desperately trying to figure out how without bringing our busy schedules to a total halt. Overindulgence post holiday rush, chronic stress that piles up, feelings of fatigue or sluggishness, … Continued

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SUGAR AND DIGESTION… hmm where it it hiding in your diet

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This is HUGE and just one reason why on retreat you feel great immediately – EVERYTHING down to the salad dressings are hand crafted, locally sourced, nothing added – we don’t have to when the produces is that sweet! How Sugar Affects your Digestion.. and more

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