The Perfect Gift

                You have no idea how hard I’ve looked for a gift to bring You. Nothing seemed right. What’s the point of bringing gold to the gold mine, or water to the ocean. Everything I came up with was like taking spices to the Orient. It’s no good […]

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It’s Vata Season

We are in full-on vata season now.  What’s vata?  It’s one of the three Ayurvedic doshas, and some of its main qualities are dry, light, cool, rough and being mobil without purpose.  If you live in MN like me, step outside your door and notice the cool, dry air, the wind, the crispy dried out […]

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Why are we so bad at self-care?

Most people have an intimate understanding of the importance of nurturing and supporting others. Caring for others can be very fulfilling, and you may do it on many levels as a parent, a pet-ower, a bodyworker, a nurse, a teacher, a caretaker, a social worker, a coach, or a volunteer. The list goes on and […]

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Good Mornings, Great Days

As I mentioned in the previous post, starting tomorrow, I am teaching a 6AM Yin/Yang class at Devanadi Yoga in Linden Hills. You may be reluctant to get up and out of the house so early, but there are tons of reasons to just do it. Benefits of a morning yoga practice: According to the […]

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Yin/Yang Mornings

Good news early risers, starting this Tuesday, November 5th, I will be teaching yin/yang yoga at 6AM on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Devanadi Yoga in Linden Hills. Not familiar with this type of yoga? It’s half yin and half yang. The yin poses are longer held poses allowing deeper penetration into the fascia, connective […]

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Need an afternoon boost?

You’re at your desk, and it’s post lunch. You have several hours before the end of the workday, and you’re starting to get drowsy. Unfortunately, afternoon naps are not an option in most workplaces. You may have a routine of getting yourself a cup of coffee or tea, just to make it though to the […]

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Why “Blue Door”?

How did I come up with the name of my business? What does it mean? I get these questions a lot. The easy answer is that the door of my home is blue (see above). But, when I was thinking of a name for my business, I knew it had to have more significance than […]

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