Face to face with FEAR

So scared that nothing really made sense. have you ever felt this? It’s crazy how the mind works, and how we are constantly protecting ourselves and trying to survive. Usually I’m very brave, but lately I’ve been feeling afraid of heights. They scare me A LOT! What was supposed to be fun and take 3…

POWERFUL AWARENESS

Those who know me, know that I’m not the most patient person, but I’ve been working on it! Here is a little something I’ve noticed along the way. When I take the time to breathe and not rush into what im doing, I’m more aware of myself and my surroundings. I can take notice to…

Genmaitcha Japanese tea

My new favorite tea Genmaitcha and Matcha!!! I think I might have had line 20 cups of it when I first tried it ! Genmaitcha is a Japanese green tea with brown rice kernels. The taste is nutty and has a subtle aroma of roasted rice, which helps balance the bitterness. Health benefits: 1.Antioxidants 2.Lower…

What Happens After Yoga Practice

Yoga works in different planes, it has a direct effect on your mind and body. This effects keep having an impact on you before, during and after practice, which means that the practice of asana keeps interacting with your body after you finish all the physical activity. This is why teachers may suggest some rituals to take on. 

HAPPY SNACKING

Energy balls are pretty much the perfect snack, they offer a sustaining combination of superfoods with healthy protein, carbs, and fats. INGREDIENTS 8 Medjool dates pits removed 8 dried prunes pits removed 1/2 cup uncooked old fashioned oatmeal 1/4 cup flax seed 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/3 pistachios 1/3 cup almonds 1/4 cup cacao nibs 1/4…

CACAO TEA, A DRINK FOR THE GODS

This worthy chocolate drink is made from the peel of cacao nibs. When infused, cacao releases around the same amount of caffeine as real coffee, so you can switch out your morning coffee for a morning chocolate drink. Cacao tea has all the good things about chocolate with out all the bad stuff in it!

Get some some awesome cacao tea recipes on the blog.

Concentration, Breath & Repetition

 When I saw this asana, I fell in love with it and really wanted to try it out. I never imagined it would be so hard.  Lifting the arm and keeping that balance seemed imposible, I kept on falling and falling. It rally took a lot of core work, breath control, slow movements and concentration….

Go Bananas… Have some Oats

Whole grain cooked  oats are incredibly nutritious, they are a good source of carbs and fiber. Oats are also loaded with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds.

Open up your heart

The Beauty of Backbends The psychology behind a Back bend. Our body’s natural response to danger is to curl in, protecting our most vulnerable part – our heart, both the physical heart and the energetic heart space. Backbends do the very opposite action; they open us up to the world. As backbends open the chest…