A Fire in Your Belly

Yoga is a tradition that has always embraced the idea of working with prana (life force energy) to move toward more power and ease. Whether the practitioner wanted to empower, heal, vitalize or calm herself, yoga offered specific methodologies for moving her in the direction of her needs. The navel was always a central focal point for working … Continue reading

Let Your Light Shine

The ancient yogis understood that we are much more than this beautiful physical vessel. With its aches and pains and time-molded wrinkles, the physical body is something our culture very much encourages us to identify with, and yet it something we are all going to eventually lose. Connecting to something timeless The practice of yoga … Continue reading

Brown Rice with Nettles, Lemon & Pine Nuts

One of my all time favorite dishes. Nettles purify the blood, lemon stimulates digestion and pine nuts are the best for treating the savory-craving. Ingredients: 1 small sweet yellow onion 1/8 tsp rock salt 1/4 tsp mustard seeds (optional) 1/4 tsp coriander seeds 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1/2 – a whole lemon 2 … Continue reading

A Little Love, a Lot of FIRE

Not long ago, a friend told me that the holidays had sent her on a “downward-cookie-spiral-of shame.” Like many of us, she was having a hard time recovering. There’s a reason that January signals the prime season to begin diets and make resolutions for change: after marathon Yuletide party schedules and over-indulgences (and less exercise … Continue reading

Lineage of Love

Elevate your spirit and return to love in all areas of your life. The Lineage of Love is THE place to explore the teachings of Ayurveda, Tantra, Yoga and Love-Based Mysticism with ease, continuity and total commitment to your spiritual path. Sign up now! whereismyguru.com/student-courses/lineage-of-love/ This April – join the 200+ tribe to cleanse body and … Continue reading

Unblock Your Fear and Let Joy Flow

As a student of Dr. Claudia Welch, I’ve deeply admired her ability to swiftly unpack complicated Tantric philosophy and Ayurvedic medicine into spunky one-liners. One of my favorite is written on a sticky note on my bathroom mirror. “Fear blocks the channels.” Fear, worry, anxiety, stress, spinning—it’s all the same. It’s any emotional state that … Continue reading

How to get sexy skin and feel like a goddess

Ayurveda says that self-massage is essential for radiant health and youthful glow. Why? Whether you make time for a quick foot massage before bed, or you can get into the routine of a deep 10-20 minute self massage before your shower, massaging with our Ayurvedic, herb-infused oils will better your daily life by ridding you … Continue reading

Spring Favorite! Green Goddess Soup

Spring is here and that means fresh asparagus and spinach are at their best.  Celebrate the season with Green Goddess soup. 1 lb. asparagus 2 teaspoons ghee Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 shallots, minced 1 1/4 cup chicken stock 3 cups organic spinach several teaspoons whole full-fat yogurt as garnish Preheat oven … Continue reading

Lavender Infused Almond Smoothie

This is my attempt to bring together all of my favorite juicy-lady ingredients. Both sesame and almonds were highly revered for their core-vitality building properties, as they both build the bones minerals.  Lavender cools and calms the nervous system. This is a great morning smoothie, although it can be taken as a snack throughout the … Continue reading