Category: Wellness

5 Big Reasons to Join a CSA and How to Find One

Trying to figure out if a CSA would be good for your family?  I had jumped around with the same question for a while too.  And then the question of how do I find a good one and one not too far.  I have the answers for you!  My reasons to say yes to a CSA and how to find one nearby.

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Yoga Exploration: Santosha

Yoga has taught me many life lessons. And many curiosities have become clear. One of those curiosities was contentment. Santosha means contentment. Being content in life can be simple at times and difficult at others. In the end being content with all aspects in life is a key to joy.

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Yoga Exploration: Saucha

Exploring Yoga can lead you on several paths. Learning more and more about yourself every moment. As I came upon Saucha or Purity I was slightly confused as to what this means in the context of Yoga. Saucha is the first of the Niyamas (Read more here about Niyamas). Many of us think of purity and think of being untouched or perfection. That is not what Saucha is.

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10 Ways to Raise Eco-Friendly Children

In our world today we have many environmental issues.  When we begin to teach the importance of our world to our children we have taken the first step in helping create a healthier world.  For many of us learning about the issues is not enough and often too

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Yoga Exploration: Aparigraha

A yoga exploration can lead you down paths you never expected. I certainly received a lesson of my own while teaching about Aparigraha, but I’ll tell you about that lesson a little later. This is our last Yama to explore (Read more about Yamas here). Aparigraha means non attachment or non-possessiveness. We can have an attachment to material possessions, money, a person, objects; really anything. These attachments keep us held to a place of entrapment. To be free we must let go.

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Yoga Exploration: Brahmacharya

Exploring yoga was always a passion of mine, diving deeper into what yoga really is.  And to share it with all of you is just as awesome to me as learning about it myself.  When I came to this next Yama (Read Here for more on Yamas)  I was a little unsure how to interpret it.  Brahmacharya which means NonExcess

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Green Goddess/Ninja Turtle Smoothie

Ready to be a Green Goddess or for the little guy we call it the Ninja Turtle!  This smoothie is packed with Vitamins, Minerals, and Energy!  Great for a Snack or Breakfast! What do you need: 1 cup of Spinach 2 Large Kale Leaves 1 cup Strawberries or

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Yoga Exploration: Asteya

As we move down the path of yoga philosophy we reach Asteya or Non-Stealing.  When we think of stealing immediately what comes to mind is taking an object from someone or some place.  And many of us think well I am good in this department I would never steal something.  And in all honesty that was my beginning thought too.  However when you dive deeper into Asteya it becomes so much more.

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The Greatest Gift

As I sit here, thinking of the Yoga class I taught this morning.  I mentioned Presences a lot.  This is something I have been working on, being present in every moment.  As a Society we are very mindless and are always doing multiply things at once.  And so

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Yoga Exploration: Satya

Our second Yama is Satya or truthfulness.   And what a powerful thing to think about.  Truth or Truthfulness is often scary and yet holds so much power.

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