What You Need to Know About Practicing Yoga When You’re Pregnant

What You Need to Know About Practicing Yoga When You’re Pregnant

Yoga, at its best, has the wonderful capacity to heal, connect you back to your intuition and awareness, build balanced strength and mobility in your body, and energize your whole self. The secret is simple: The magic isn't locked in the poses. It's in you. How we practice, and how we treat ourselves while we practice, makes all the difference on the effects and benefits we receive. Of course, before doing anything, it's always a good idea to ask your doctor about these things. It's helpful to speak with a qualified professional who knows your own personal case history. If…
10 Healthy & Delicious Snack Ideas

10 Healthy & Delicious Snack Ideas

Hi Friends, I put together these recipes originally for Super Bowl snack ideas but they are tasty and pretty darn healthy no matter what sports season it is. Now that we have Daisy hanging around, I love preparing these go-to dishes and piling them up to have on hand for easy snacks and meals, especially for those times when she falls asleep on my chest for 3 hours or so and I need something to eat before I pass out too, (insert handfuls of Tree Pose Pouch) or for when we are playing for hours and there isn't extra time…
Super Duper Gentle Stretch

Super Duper Gentle Stretch

Hi Friends, Well I'm almost 40 weeks pregnant and any moment now this little lady will be ready to be let out onto the outside. My routine has evolved into super simple stretches, lots of meditation, as much quiet time as I can get, and a daily long walk. It's a pretty nice routine and I want to keep some of these practices going steady beyond pregnancy. A main lesson I've learned again and again with each phase of life is slowing down enough so its' possible to see what's happening and respond accordingly. I'm for sure guilty of running…
Grandma’s Fruit Salad

Grandma’s Fruit Salad

My grandma always has a giant tupperware bowl of ready-to-serve fruit salad. I've noticed over the years that it gets better the longer it sets, and its best on day two. I've found a way to re-create this two-day fruit salad perfection on day one by adding some secret ingredients. YOU'LL NEED 2 cups strawberries, sliced 2 cups blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blackberries 2 cups seedless grapes Juice of 2 oranges 2 peaches, sliced 1 pear, sliced Juice of 4 limes Juice of 2 lemons 1 cup selzer water 1 tablespoon cinnamon NOW WHAT Combine all the ingredients…
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