It’s the dog days of summer. It’s twelve o’clock in the afternoon and you’re hungry. In the midst of the peak heat, you can’t muster up the energy to move let alone prepare a meal. You desire something refreshing, filling, and if you’re like me; you’re trying to pacify pitta dosha. How about gazpacho soup? … Continue reading Cool as Gazpacho
This month, I’ve taken a step back to evaluate my yoga practice with honesty and kindness. I realized that practices such as yin, pranayama, and meditation had completely gone out the window. I was doing myself and my practice a disservice. Thank goodness for Yogaglo! For those of us that find it difficult to make it to … Continue reading Meditation: The Missing Link?
Ah, pesto…a family staple and dinner go-to when I absolutely have no ambition to cook. The byproduct of pure improvisation, I’ve found that substituting kale for basil was a risk well worth taking. When I first drafted this recipe, I had acquired a large sum of sunflower seeds and decided to substitute them for pine … Continue reading Kale Sunflower Seed Pesto
When was the last time you enjoyed a meal in complete silence? If you’re like me, chances are, it’s been awhile. During teacher training, we were required to practice to a “discipline of silence,” otherwise known as mouna. It is said that valuable time and vital energy is spent through the act of mindless chatter … Continue reading Mouna May
As promised, here is the restorative class I taught last week. In preparation for this week’s post, I opened up the photo shoot to my students. In this tutorial I have my lovely friend and student, Lauren, demonstrating the postures with me. We hope you enjoy recreating this class in your home. With that said, … Continue reading Restorative Yoga Part II
Grinning ear to ear, I make my way past Garden Street. As I approach the facade of the Ever’man community center, I feel nothing but gratitude that Wednesday night is here again. It’s these nights that I teach restorative yoga. Rewind several years back and this would not have been the case. My first restorative … Continue reading Restorative Yoga Part I
Namaste and welcome to The Way Om. Like you, I am a complex person with myriad interests and passions. Creating this blog seemed like the next logical step. The Way Om is a catch-all blog, weaving together all of my interests be it yoga, food, gardening, and everything in between. My hope is that you … Continue reading Om Sweet Om