Tuesday Tip #23

Tuesday tip : love is honoring the sunrise. Greeting the day puts us on a natural rhythm with the planet and honors the fire element, represented by the sun. Whether you’re blessed with epic Bigsur sunrises or your have to watch from between building in Oakland, It’s worth it to…

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Tuesday Tip #22

Tuesday tip : rose petal jam. Traditional Ayurvedic rose petal jam, called gulkand, is made by drying rose petals in sugar crystalized over weeks in the Indian summer sun. For NorCal winters I resorted to regular jam making and the results were fabulous. Rose petals have incredible healing qualities, improve…

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Tuesday Tip #21

Tuesday tip: queens pose or supported suptabadhakonasana is my perfect winter restorative! Sometimes when we feel congested an active practice, legs up the wall,or even savasana won’t do! Its hard to practice when we feel down, emotionally or physically. Use queens pose to open things up. Putting blocks or blankets…

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Tuesday Tip #20

Tuesday tip: after a long day Soak your feet in hot ginger tea, massage with oil and a drop of spikenard essential oil (only 1 drop!). Classic vata pacifying remedy to increase blood circulation, sooth nerves and promote restful sleep. Simply grate fresh ginger into water, boil for 10 minutes,…

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