Almost every day I bring the dogs to this spot along the Tolt River by my home to run around and swim. I come out here just to watch the river flow. Before this past winter’s massive flood, there was a rock beach here that I would hang out on. After the [...]
I'm thrilled to take you with me on my adventure through the Sacred Valley, and climb up the Inca Trail to the amazing Machu Picchu! This episode includes a guided meditation & Ceremony as well! Let me know what you think!
This episode was SO much fun to make! It was amazing to learn more about the role water plays in Voodou & also the relationship people living in New Orleans have with water post Katrina. This episode includes a yoga class as well! Let me know what you think!
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an important Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors the lives of loved ones who have passed on. Since the start of this tradition by the Aztecs about 3,000 years ago, Día de los Muertos has changed and evolved over time, but like the memories of our [...]
Fire Cider, Witch's Brew, or Winter Tonic are different names for a very similar drink! Fire Cider is a home remedy that has been brewed for hundreds of years, helping drinkers ward off illness over the cold, damp winter months. As the name implies, Fire Cider has some heat and a little bite to it. [...]
I had the privilege of interviewing my fellow Forrest Yoga teacher and author, HeatherAsh Amara, last week while she was on tour promoting her new book, 'Awaken Your Inner Fire'! Check out the video below to watch the interview & to buy her new book click here! https://youtu.be/oBEKrjvaFik
Who doesn't want to make their bathroom feel like a spa?! Well, I have a super quick & inexpensive way to get that spa feeling in your bathroom without breaking the bank! Just go to your local grocery store or florist and buy some eucalyptus leaves. You can even trim some from a tree if [...]
When you are choosing a yoga mat, you are choosing a tool that will provide you a foundation for your practice and for some potentially significant personal development. If you get one that's cheap and slippery you'll be focusing more about keeping your balance in crow, rather than diving deep into bigger questions in [...]
Today marks the 16th anniversary of my mother's passing, and I can still hear my sister's scream on that early morning that changed our lives forever, "Wake up, mom's dead!". My mother's unexpected passing at 44 from cardiomyopathy was my first experience of true heart break. At 22, I didn't have the life experience to [...]
This story begins with me growing up as a good kid whose most extreme rebellion was getting drunk on Boone’s Ferry Fruit Wine at my senior prom. When I went away to college I indulged in my new-found freedom forever destroying the taste and smell of Southern Comfort, Jagermeister, and Ice 101. This is also [...]