Posts by Mimi


I have just completed another teacher training program. It is truly a humbling and gratifying experience to watch people transform into teachers seemingly before my eyes. Participating in teacher training is like one long yoga practice. There is stumbling, loss of breath, then steadiness returns. There are moments of such intensity that the will is challenged, then the steadiness returns. There are moments or doubt, indecision, and...

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When was the last time you were inspired? How many people do you know that inspire you on a regular basis? What is inspiration anyway? These are questions I ask myself regularly. Why? Because in my mind, inspiration is what makes us better. Here are some definitions of inspiration: the drawing of air into the lungs. Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity. The causing of enthusiasm or a sudden idea....

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My new favorite lip stuff I do not have an addictive personality, however, I do tend to go a bit overboard with somethings. One of my obsessions is lip balm, or more specifically, frosty colored lip balm. For a long time, I have loved Burt’s Bees which is not vegan for obvious and not obvious reasons. The obvious is the bee’s wax, the not so obvious is the coloring carmine. Carmine is made from crushed red beetles, yuck....

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Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change, a UN report said today. An cattle ranch in Mato Grosso, Brazil. The UN says agriculture is on a par with fossil fuel consumption because both rise rapidly with increased economic...

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Are you a student who always takes Basics classes? Are you curious about whether you are ready to try other classes? Do you have questions about foundation postures and concepts of the practice such as proper alignment of the up-dog and push-up, breathing, locks, anatomy, and more? Do you find O2 Yoga practice fun and you want more? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you may be ready to take your practice to another...

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