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The Art of Living

I have been thinking about The Art of Living Center a lot lately and contemplating going to volunteer for a week or so.  Let me tell you about my previous experiences there. I've been there three times thus far. The first time I went was for a meditation course. The...

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Yoga Etiquette 101

Happy November! In this month’s blog post we’re going to cover something incredibly important that needs to be talked about more in the yoga community: yoga etiquette. Now, this can be very different for different teachers. No two teachers, no two styles and no two...

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Travel Tips – How to Stay Zen On the Go

On the night of May 27th, I went to bed full of excitement knowing that when I awoke, the only thing between me and Thailand would be the 40-hour trek getting there. Yikes! This intimidating adventure would comprise of one metro ride, two bus rides, three flights,...

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Travel Journal 1: Koh Payayam, Thailand

The winding branches of the cashew trees extended and intermingled overhead as we sped along the tiny dirt road. As Willem navigated the potholes and patches of slippery muck, I would lean back, carefully lifting my face to the trees and to the infinite blue sky...

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My Favourite Travel Accessories

If you’re anything like me, you also pack incredibly last minute; delaying it out of a mixture of dread and apprehension at the mere thought of having to decide what to bring and what to leave. Then of course, comes the struggle of trying to fit everything into a tiny...

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The Om Symbol

Welcome back, readers! If you follow us on social media, you’ll know that we took a hiatus last week, but we’re back! This week, I want to explore the meaning of a symbol that is near and dear to my heart: the om symbol. If you do yoga regularly, follow yoga on social...

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Bali

Wow, this place blew my mind.   My first stop was Ubud where I spent 8 days.  The guest house I stayed at was incredible. It had a neverending pool, was surrounded by lush colourful gardens, cobble stones, and offered daily yoga.  Ubud is defiantly the yoga hub of...

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Travelling Kauai On a Budget

Before I get started on this blog entry, let me just make one thing clear: Hawaii is not a budget destination. In fact, it is one of the most expensive places to travel to in the United States, and the US is an expensive place to travel to (depending on the rate of...

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What is Yoga?

This blog post is for all the people out there who keep telling me they can’t do yoga because they aren’t flexible enough, or they don’t like yoga (even though they’ve never tried) because it looks so pretentious on Instagram… Real talk: the image of yoga today, is...

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