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John Friend, Lululemon, and Dahn Yoga, Oh My

www.huffingtonpost.com/stewart-j-lawrence/anusara-yoga-scandal_b_1272471.html Okay, here we go again. What does this scandal have to do with practicing yoga? Everything and nothing. What this really has to do with is abuse of power. I have always believed that my job as a teacher is to empower others with knowledge not to tell them how and what to feel.

Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

I don't know about you, but when I get stressed, I cook. Okay, I also cook when I am happy and relaxed. I especially love baking. Last night, I was looking for something quick and easy to make to bring down to Cambridge today. I wanted to make something for my friends, Annie and Miguel,

Getting in the Groove-Update on Cambridge

Been back for 10 days and have hit the ground running. Or at least my mind has. Before we left for our trip, there were a lot of things up in the air with the new space in Cambridge. My husband, Steven, is the mastermind behind all the beautiful design work in each of our

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O2 Yoga in Paradise

We just finished up our eleventh trip to Maya Tulum. Many said it was the best retreat ever! Anne, Katherine, and I co-taught and we had a blast. The weather was amazing, food was fantastic, yoga was excellent, and the group of yogis and yoginis was truly wonderful. Here is a list of some of

Vegan Restaurant in Tulum Mexico?!

Boy was I surprised when Steven told me he found a vegetarian restaurant in Tulum. We were even more surprised when we got there and found it was vegan. We were first greeted by a very cute but sassy doggy who barked her head off when we came in and then again every time we

Harvard Says No To Dairy

Yoga is ______________, Yoga is not _____________.

I can't tell you how many times I have heard, or read, what yoga is and what is not from obviously biased sources. You probably have seen the latest article on Yoga that was written in the NY Times recently. Karen and Julie both sent me this link. I have a feeling that at least

Back to Beautiful Mexico

This time last year, my family and I were waiting anxiously at the border to cross into Mexico. It was intense but so worth it. I am heading back down to Mexico to run our annual retreat but also to connect with many friends that we made on our trip last year. I can tell

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Thai Coconut Soup

Thai Coconut Soup with Tofu and Cilantro 3 shallots, chopped 2 tbl peanut oil 1/2 lb. tofu, cubed 1 cup white mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 can lowfat coconut milk 3 cups vegetable broth 2 tbl brown sugar 2 tbl tamari (soy sauce can be substittued, but tamari is much more flavorful) 1 tbl lemongrass (optional,

Yoga In Action-Mexico

friends from Mexico As many of you know, I believe that yogic philosophy can reach far beyond the mat. In fact, my practice on the mat is really just a small percentage of what I consider to be my path. As a yoga teacher but also as a human being, I feel that