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Notes to myself on travel : Costa Rica / Nicaragua

You do not need so much stuff! Your stuff might make you feel good, but you really don’t need it – we forget. Rahaysa! Travelling light allows you to be more flexible, move more easily. I regret having a heavy bag way more than anything I missed. Sunscreen I had to buy and it cost way too much! All you need is: 1 pair of pants for hiking / yoga 1-2 pairs of yoga capris 1 pair of yoga shorts […]

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Yoga and Happiness!

I had such a wonderful time this weekend teaching a wonderful group of people at The Montreal Yoga Festival (YOCOMO). Although I was nervous about tackling such a big subject, I was pleased with the time experience we shared in class! I’m sharing here some of the principles we looked at. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any comments or questions! • My 3 main principles of happiness: o Set the tone Creating a space where it […]

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AWESOME PHOTOS from our MOUNTAIN AIR HIKE!

  These are just a few of the awesome photos we took on our Mountain AIR Hike in Tremblant a couple of weeks ago during Wanderlust Festival! Please send me any photos you have to share, diagnosis as well!    

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METTA MEDITATION

This year at Wanderlust Festival in Mont-Tremblant, case QC, ampoule I had the pleasure of hosting a couple of meditation hikes; where we practiced Loving-Kindness on the Mountain. Metta Meditation is a meditation for loving kindness. To practice, treatment sit comfortably in a safe space. Relax and focus on the breath. Bring your energy and light to your heart center. Repeat the following statements to yourself: MAY I BE SAFE FROM INNER AND OUTER DANGERS MAY I BE WELL IN […]

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Yoga Sequence for Overworked Athletes

I recently started working with a new client for private courses, sales and this person expressed the need for something they could do quickly, illness regularly, and would balance their go-go lifestyle and workout regime. Here is the 25 minute Yoga Sequence for Athletes we came up with. Centering: 2-3 mins: Lay with a towel or blanket rolled and place under the heart. The total girth should not be more than 2- 2.5 inches at first. As you practice, you […]

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If Dr. Seuss was a yogi

(To Be Read In the Rhythm of “Green Eggs and Ham”.) Hello there, viagra 40mg Yogi! Namaste. Would you like to go to yoga today? No thank you, discount I am very tired I slept so poorly… was up late, sick wired. Ah, I see, but don’t you know? Yoga calms the senses, helps you let go. It reduces anxiety and stress Helps you quiet the mind and worry less. Yes, I know… But not today, I do not want […]

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Wanderlust 2014

Last year I spent the summer of a liftetime following Wanderlust across america. It was an experience I won’t soon forget.  I’m excited to share that Wanderlust has announced their 2014 Summer Festival schedule.  Looking beyond the winter sojourn to O’ahu (Feb. 28 – Mar. 2), Wanderlust Festivals will be traveling to Stratton (June 19 – 22), Aspen-Snowmass (July 3 – 6), Squaw Valley (July 17 – 20), Whistler (July 31 – Aug. 4) and Tremblant (Aug. 21 – 24). […]

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Wanderlust Part 5: a quick trip home

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road     I’m not known for keeping things simple. And so it was that I drove, ferried and flew home to Ottawa for a week from Cortes Island to attend my brother’s long planned birthday and the long awaited Wanderlust Tremblant. Though slightly amusing, I won’t bore you with the details of the difficulties associated with coming and going from […]

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Days go by at Hollyhock

Days drift by so pleasantly here at Hollyhock. I’m surprised at how busy I manage to be. I’ve really been enjoying my time here. I started in housekeeping on Sunday. On Monday the other volunteers for this session arrived, and yesterday we had our official training day. There was an Oyster BBQ down at the beach for everyone. All I was missing was a crisp pinot grigio and I stared longingly at some of the guests’ glasses. I always forget […]

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Hollyhock

First, I think I need to share with you the view from which I write this: A lot of people have heard of Hollyhock and want to visit. You should probably get on that because you never know what the future will bring, and it is an experience not to be missed. I am very, very pleased to be here. It is gorgeous, the food is delicious and healthy, and the ocean a constant backdrop. The people I’ve met are […]

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    I had a such a great time leading 4 workshops at Wanderlust Tremblant this August. Here are some photos from our hikes. If you came and journaled some of the...

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