Zucchini Bread & Flower Power Muffins

Vegan and Gluten Free (recipe below) Cooking with plants has a lot to do with “listening”. It really feels like the plants talk to me and tell me how to cook with them without communicating via words! When I cook, I often feel like I’m being led by my ingredients without knowing in advance where … Read moreZucchini Bread & Flower Power Muffins

Outdoor Yoga at The Colorado Chautauqua returns this Spring!

“I’d rather be in the mountains thinking of God than in church thinking about the mountains.” – John Muir Outdoor Yoga at The Colorado Chautauqua ASHTANGA YOGA: Sunday 9am-10:15am Traditional yoga under a cool tent outdoors at Chautauqua this Spring? Yes! We got you. Ashtanga Yoga is often called the “Original Power Yoga” and this … Read moreOutdoor Yoga at The Colorado Chautauqua returns this Spring!

#SAAPM Dance & Donate for Survivors and Non-Violence

April is Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month! #SAAPM “Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child.” – RAINN In the face of such depressing statistics, we need to stay positive and proactive: DANCE & DONATE this month to RAINN, the nation’s largest sexual non-violence organization! … Read more#SAAPM Dance & Donate for Survivors and Non-Violence

The Kiss of a Dog & 10 Actions for Grieving the Loss of Your Pet

I’m one of those people now, the ones who stop the dog walkers they pass to ask about their dogs and say hello. I delight in crouching down to get eye-eye with those furry wonders and to give them a friendly pat, perhaps receiving some big-nose sniffs and the occasional lick-yo-face kisses. It’s always amazing … Read moreThe Kiss of a Dog & 10 Actions for Grieving the Loss of Your Pet

BAE YOGA BOOK CLUB

Since September 2019, BAE YOGA has been meeting every other Sunday at the Boulder Public Library to explore the Yoga-Sūtra of Patañjali and to reflect on the relevance of this ancient wisdom to our contemporary lives. If you’ve never read the yoga sutras before, this is an awesome opportunity to become acquainted with a valuable … Read moreBAE YOGA BOOK CLUB

Restorative Yoga: Form & Function

How to find integrity in the form when you don’t feel the strength to function? Find support to contemplate your structure without the fear of it collapsing. Restorative bakasana, for example, can help you feel the right actions to fully lift the lower body while balancing on the arms: flexion of hips, adduction of thighs, … Read moreRestorative Yoga: Form & Function

Git Woke & Get Saved

This was originally posted on my Facebook in July 2016 and recently popped up as a memory there. I am reposting it here because it is still just as relevant two years later. I have also been reflecting more on the sufferings of my pre-Ashtanga days that this post alludes to, and would like to … Read moreGit Woke & Get Saved

BAE YOGA JUNE 2019

Now the practice of Yoga! अथ योगानुशासनम् (atha yoga-anushasanam)   The 1st sutra of the Patanjali Yoga Sutra emphasizes the importance of practicing yoga now ! Now is the time (when it is neither “too late” and we’re nearly dead, nor “too early” and we’re totally distracted). Now it is. In Ashtanga yoga, there are 8 limbs of yoga: so … Read moreBAE YOGA JUNE 2019

Hare Krishna! Go Vegan!

I am writing this instead of sitting in meditation. Maybe I should have sat in meditation. If you are a cow milk drinker and/or a Krishna devotee, you may or may not want to read this, but I would love to hear from you if you do. Please read with an open mind, then please … Read moreHare Krishna! Go Vegan!

Earth (Happy) Hour 2019

  I recently started a Meetup group here in Boulder, where there are already many Meetups and many fun things to do, but this one – BAE (Boulder Animals and Environment) YOGA – was not yet one of the many, so I started it. Part of my motivation must be the feeling that there are … Read moreEarth (Happy) Hour 2019