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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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5 Reasons WHY I drink Salt Water SOLE

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There is a lot of advice out there on how to stay healthy these days.  So many miracle cures to whatever ails you.  And I have tried a lot of them over the years – trust me! From drinking olive oil and lemon juice to mashed up stems and berries…  The one thing that has made … Continued

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How to make Cold Brew Coffee

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As we enter ‘technically’  this last weekend of Summer – and prepare to  STRETCH OUR SUMMER by heading to HAWAII in October (and FEBRUARY 2017) I thought it might be a good time to share with you all one of my favorite things to enjoy ( BEACH SIDE) that being… COLD BREW COFFEE! Yep, I’m from Seattle so no matter … Continued

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Cold pressing.. what? JUICE! Why is that so important?

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So… I just had the best weekend ever That included some serious Vermont adventures, YOGA at BIKRAM YOGA MENDON, mountain biking, a day watching the kids at a horse show, some river jumping, and well good old hanging on the porch chatting COLD PRESSED JUICING! I know – call me crazy but I have the best … Continued

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Oodles of ZOODLES and LIVE PESTO to die for!

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I have to tell you, Its hard once the Spring starts to get me out of the garden, even harder to get me out of the kitchen.. but after meeting so many of you on retreat this Summer from Hawaii to Napa to Vermont and beyond – I can hear you all saying..” when’s the … Continued

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