My 2015 Yoga Playlists

Below are four of my playlists (65 minutes each): Spring – I’ve been listening to more Yo-Yo Ma and cellist Dana Leong lately. I admit as soon as I heard Janelle Monáe had a new song entitled ‘Yoga’ I knew it would make it to my playlist. Plus I’m loving everything Hozier and James Blake. Pop mix – Some teachersContinue reading “My 2015 Yoga Playlists”

Yoga while traveling: practicing yoga in Italy and the San Francisco airport

The hubby and I spent an amazing two weeks in Italy. Beautiful sites, amazing coffee and food. I was not able to get in any running (not of fan of running on cobblestones, hills or winding streets). But I was able to get in lots of yoga and useage of my Manduka’s eKO SuperLite TravelContinue reading “Yoga while traveling: practicing yoga in Italy and the San Francisco airport”

A mantra for mothers

My morning meditation and start of a new 40-day mantra practice. I’ve been trying to see myself as someone who is already a mother, instead of getting stuck in the “one day” loop. As we wait for our foster-to-adoption home study finalization, I decided to chant a mantra focused on motherhood 108x a day. ThisContinue reading “A mantra for mothers”

Our journey to the sun: 108 Sun Salutations for Peace

This past Sunday, my husband and I joined ~100 fellow Sacramento yogis in 108 rounds of Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar) in front of the California Capitol building. The two hour yoga practice was part of Peace Day Sacramento 2014 in honor of the United Nations appointed day of peace. Teachers from a dozen local studios took turns leading us through the flow.Continue reading “Our journey to the sun: 108 Sun Salutations for Peace”

A summer of new beginnings – new state, new career, new lifestyle

Long time, no blogging. We spent June moving our New York lives to Sacramento, CA and being Sac-town tourists. Then I spent July exploring the Sac-town yoga scene and applying for jobs. August was spent adjusting to my new career. With gratitude I am teaching kids yoga (K-4 grades) at a charter school and adultsContinue reading “A summer of new beginnings – new state, new career, new lifestyle”