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June 8, 2020

115 Ways to Donate in Support of Black Lives and Communities of Color repost from NYMAG

The protests against police brutality and the recent unjust murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, and Tony McDade have mobilized millions to take action toward dismantl..

May 19, 2020

WHAT INSPIRED ME TO WRITE DETOXELICIOUS©, A DETOX FOOD-FITNESS BOOK?

This is about self-love, all the way, and everyday!!!First, this detox book is about making plant-based detox foods…delicious. Everyone desires to have more flavor while feeling good

Nutrition
May 6, 2020

Where Was Yoga First Introduced in America?

 California…nah…Think again! Read below for what city?Where was yoga introduced to the United States of America? To understand yoga is to look back to its origin. Spawned in India some 5,000 years a..

Yoga Meditation Hatha Yoga Ashtanga Yoga Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
April 27, 2020

Finding Solace In The Noise

For many meditation is seen as being a challenging practice where they feel they must turn off all of their thoughts in order for it to "work". Meditation isn't about turning off thoughts at all, it i..

Meditation
April 5, 2020

Yoga Poses For Self Quarantine

This is my first blog since the outbreak of a global health pandemic. Needless to say, my head is swimming with thoughts, uncertainty, confusion, and ideas. If you are like me, you need yoga now more ..

Yoga
March 24, 2020

Yin Yoga vs. The Coronavirus

Yin Yoga has taught me about the yin and yang energies; or to put it simply, the light and the dark. Picturing the commonly known yin and yang symbol, one may notice how the light-side has a dark dot ..

Yoga Meditation Yin Yoga Mindfulness (Awareness) Meditation
March 19, 2020

Ahimsa: Highest of all the Yamas

I love studying yogic and spiritual philosophy. I’ll give myself little assignments to keep me accountable and learning, and they’re always outrageously more work they I think. I remember forcing myse..

Yoga Meditation