“When I began practicing yoga 36 years ago I started to notice an ebb and flow of energy on a daily basis—the same practice done on different days was a very different experience. Sometimes the energy felt Sattvic (harmonious), other times Rajasic (stirred up), and other times Tamasic (dull). This waxing and waning of [...]
The Taurus Full Moon is about finding the Gold in You. What is true for you? What are your core values? What gives you passion? What gives your life meaning? What would you do with ten million dollars?
“…With the Full Moon in Taurus, issues around finances, money, and material stuff may arise [...]
Where do I start? I did this ayurevedic fall cleanse that you only eat ghee and kichari (apparently the ultimate yogic food, consists of rice, mung beans and spices) for 4-5 days, then you purge with castor oil on the last day. Oh dear. Castor oil? Purging? Well I admit that I love [...]
Finally I dragged my butt to see a chiropractor. In twist postures, especially Marichi D for me, if asymmetry on both side can be noticed, it’s a sign that there might be scoliosis. ****DISCLAIMER: THIS POST DOES NOT CONSTITUTE MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR ADVICE. Pelvic ubiquity has been there for a while for me. [...]
I have been frustrated with my out-of-control closet. I have so much clothes that I think aside underwear I could probably go on without washing for 6 months and wear different things every day. (Well of course except yoga clothes which I wear and sweat in every day). And I wanted to clear out the [...]
So I have been posting a lot of juice pictures lately if you notice. I’m shifting toward eating minimally for dinner– ideally just juice or perhaps salad if I wanna do the act of eating. You might wonder why? I have been practicing ashtanga 5-6 days a week for a few months now. And what [...]
Like many other bitter food, bitter melon is medicinal. A lot of people don’t like the melon but I grow to love it! It’s good especially for diabetes, high blood pressure and immunity boost.
2 bitter melons
Salt and pepper
Fish sauce or [...]
I’m writing this blog as I am giving the final exam to students at the end of our intensive math bootcamp class. Teaching this class is such a great experience. It really comes full circle because I was a student in this class three years ago. This time is the second time I teach the [...]
Something may be put aside or lost so that something else is gained.
After successfully stick to morning practice and regular mysore class for a month, I set off on a road trip with a college friend to Sedona, Grand Canyon, and Antelope Canyon. Then right afterwards, two weeks vacation to visit my boyfriend and [...]
Pickling is an easy way to make sure you get more vegetables intake without having to worry about having fresh produce at home all the time. It’s also great for mixing in salad.
Here is an easy recipe that you can use to pickle not just beets, but other vegetables like squash, carrots, cauliflowers.
QuoteBody not stiff, mind stiff -- Sri K Pattabhi Jois
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