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The Meaning of Yoga

I came across this quote the other day. It really resonated with me. I shared it in the last intensive and it struck a chord with many of you as well. It really sums up what I believe the true meaning and purpose of yoga to be. Today, in my weekly visit with my friend

Pasta with Greens, Veggie Sausage, White beans, and Chiles

I love Turtle Foods! They make some of my favorite products like Oven roasted Sliced Tofurkey for sandwiches, and Tofurky Sausages. Ingredients 1 package Tofurky Italian sausage 3-4cloves garlic 3-6 Tablespoons good quality olive oil (optional 1/2 cup veggie broth) juice of 1/2 lemon 1 can of white beans Salt, pepper, and dried chilis flakes3-4

Calabacitas

Calabacitas means 'little squashes' in Spanish. Here is a great recipe for this time of year when you are buried by zucchini and squash. Every well-meaning gardener friend will bring you some giant zucchini as a "gift" right? Well this is the recipe for you, or even better, maybe you are that well-meaning

Deprivation or Liberation? You Choose

"If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But, if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together." -Aboriginal Activists Group, Queensland, AustraliaGiving Up Whenever I hear people speak about creating a healthier, more sustainable world, the talk always turns to what we

Ode to Elliott

Elliott in urdvha mukha padmasana In the Beginning Elliott and I have known each other for 8 years. I always remember when we met because he took a teacher training I taught with Beryl Bender Birch and I was pregnant with my son Deven, who is now turning 8. The somerville studio was

Missi’s Blueberry Cake

yummmm               My friend Missi D'Arcy is an amazing vegan baker. I can't wait to try this recipe especially because there are so many fresh blueberries available now! Missi’s Vegan Blueberry Coffee Cake Streusel ½ cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup flour ½

Rooster Feathers

Storm, our Beautiful Rooster who wakes us up every morning By now, you either wear them in your own hair or have at least seem the latest fashion trend, feather hair extensions. My own hairdresser suggested I try them not long ago. I looked at him and said, indignantly, "I am vegan remember?

Vegan Apple Brownies

So you may not feel like baking right now, but when you do, make these.  We held a vegan baking contest a while back and these won hands down. They are the creation of my good friend Missy D'Arcy from NH.  Here is her winning recipe Vegan Apple Brownies 1/2 cup non-hydrogenated margarine (Earth Balance

Edamame Quinoa Salad

This is a great quick recipe for a summer party. People go crazy over it which is funny because it is super easy to make. Check it out and adjust whatever. Quinoa, Corn, and Edamame salad I made a salad for the teacher training recently that was a really big hit. This salad is so

Your Karma Ran Over My Dogma

Luna, The Dog That Started It All I thought it was appropriate to revisit our tag-line in light of the new website launch. Some of it might seem obvious. We do a lot of up-dogs and down-dogs in O2's unique style of yoga based on the Astanga system. There is also my clear