Many thanks to Diane Ako for writing this piece regarding the restorative yoga and crystal bowls collaboration that Bryan Jordan and I routinely offer in Kailua. After many years as an award-winning news anchor, Diane recently opened her own PR firm, called Diane Ako PR. She has a wonderful sense of humor that shines through […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meet Angie Kaufman, RYT-200 & soon to be RYT-500! Angie began practicing yoga when she moved to Austin, Texas in 2001 to pursue her bachelors degree in Ecology and Evolution. There she discovered yoga as a necessary practice to bring balance, relieve stress, and keep her mind and body healthy. In 2015 she completed her […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meet Megan Cochrane, RYT-200 and soon to be RYT-500! In addition to having an RYT certification, Megan is a Stretch Therapist and Movement Specialist. She practices and teaches yoga to reconnect – to the breath, to a sense of inner calm, and to herself. She has completed two 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training programs, a neurology […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’re approaching one year on our property, and what a year it has been! We encountered five hurricane-strength storms during the “dry” season of 2016 along with multiple periods of torrential rain which created Lake Webster right in our front yard! By the way, I HIGHLY recommend Coleman tents! Ha. Even though we are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Happy New Year…and good riddance 2016! Who’s with me on that?! I am offering a limited-time discount on the May Montana retreat – see bottom of page – which I would like to preface with an explanation… I rarely set new year’s resolutions, but I have an annual practice of reflecting upon the previous year […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
If you lose touch with nature, you lose touch with humanity. – J. Krishnamurti Here on the big island there is a 30-minute hike to an area called the champagne ponds. The hike is through a lava field that borders sea cliffs that slowly taper to a black sand beach at sea level and then […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Turmeric Rice 2 cups of brown jasmine rice (or your preferred variety of rice) 4 cups of water 1 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp cumin 2 Tablespoon of ghee (butter, olive oil or coconut oil work well, too) In medium pot, melt the butter and stir in the turmeric and jasmine. Cook on medium […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
1. If I miss hours, how do I make them up? Because I am offering about 400 hours between March 2017 and March 2018 and you only need 270 contact hours, we simply track attendance via a log-in sheet throughout the training. Each student will be required to complete 270 contact hours with me (or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad: 1 head of spinach 2 apples, chopped 1 cup of walnuts, raw or toasted seeds from 1/2 of a pomegranate Vinaigrette: 1/4 c. fresh pomegranate juice* (Use the other half of the pomegranate) 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. olive oil 1 tsp dry mustard Fresh black pepper […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Friday, November 25th from 4-6pm Mindful Matters Wellness Center in Kailua (Oahu) Achieving a sense of Harmony and balance in the body as we journey through the concept of the mind-body connection, learn about various stress reduction techniques and explore the therapeutic benefits of Tibetan singing bowls and traditional chanting/singing. During the seminar you will […]Continue Reading... No Comments.