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Easy Green Smoothie for Active Days

Some days you hit that mid afternoon lull and know you have to just keep moving and get things done.  That is the perfect time to add a Green Smoothie to your life.  Throw some super healthy and yummy foods in the blender, whiz them on up, and slug it on down. (Do ahead of…

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Song Power – past, present, and future

Music, songs, and notes have powerful affects on people.  Happy, sad, or indifferent; there is a song that will connect and FEEL just right for that moment.  Of course, I have my own favorite songs that can instantly bring me to a different time and place, as well as, songs that just hit right for…

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Energy Project – Sweat Treats

I’ve been working on making sweet treats that are simple to make, use whole nutrient rich foods that fuel the body and support the active Yoga, Martial Arts, and Busy Mom lifestyle I lead.  Sometimes I just need a quick pick me up between teaching a class, doing a class, and running around with the…

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Hate – Love – Hate Running

I get this feeling that I just need to get out there.  This feeling usually happens when I haven’t had a focused workout in a few days or routine is in disarray because of holidays or overscheduling.  Running for distance has not been “my thing” in quite a while.  I have done it for fitness,…

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Playtime, Movement, and Yoga

A couple weeks ago I got the chance to visit a wonderful friend and her family at an amazing park near Minneapolis, Minnesota.  When I saw it, all I could think was I Want To Play Here!  After hugs and a little catching up my husband and I took to the ropes with my friend’s…

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A little note about little moments

Standing in front of the cutting board listening to a nail gun’s rhythmic ba-chew ba-chew sound mixing with Florence and the Machine coming out of the little kitchen speaker.  The kids are playing dinosaurs in their room, my husband is the creator of the ba-chew, and I’m paring beets with nitrile gloves on to save…

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Yin Time

Sometimes it is amazing what happens when you completely take yourself out of your normal routine.  I arrived on Granville island at about 6:00pm PST.  All I could think of is what do I need to do NOW.  I had traveled farther and farther away from home all day but I was still connected to the long to-do…

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Traveling Yin

I am on a journey, an incredible one at that. A friend of mine made a statement near the end of his yoga class today that fits well with how I am feeling, he said something to the effect of “Every morning you wake up a new person, you get to choose what of your…

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Working on Handstand and the Power of Kids

This is going to be a photo heavy post.  I’ve been working on handstand in my personal practice.  I really thought this was just going to be a pose that I do against a wall and that is it, DONE with it.  No big deal, that is where I am.  Then I started reading more and…

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