As yoga teachers, it’s common to think that our students have something to learn from us and that we’re the interesting ones with “the goods” to share. However, ultimately, we are all sitting on the same ground in the same circle. This equanimous “sitting” so to speak is in many ways symbolic of honoring the … Read moreCommunity Spotlight: One World Running
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
Years ago I made my first fresh rhubarb pie with my roommate in NYC. I haven’t cooked anything with rhubarb since then, at least not that I can recall. Rhubarb just hasn’t been on my mind. However, here in Boulder, Colorado, rhubarb grows very well! It has naturally smiled its way back into my mind … Read moreRhubarb Strawberry Lime Pie (Vegan & Grain Free)
“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!
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
A little yoga fairytale! When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit in the Spring of 2020, I was furloughed from all of my yoga and dance teaching jobs here in Boulder, CO because everything shut down. Before my online teaching took root, I was in urgent need of a new source of income as there was … Read moreCinderyogini
“It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle “I don’t believe in gratitude.” – Ram Gopal Varma Just a few days before teaching Moving With Gratitude, a Dance and Restorative Yoga workshop at the Colorado Athletic Club last November, I lost my beloved dog … Read moreGratitude in Motion
So happy to join my friend and colleague (and one of my favorite dance teachers) Shira Souvignier to bring you Moving With Gratitude, a Dance & Yoga workshop at the Colorado Athletic Club Flatirons this Sunday! More about all the fun we’re up to in my next post. Hope to see you there!
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
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