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Healing at a yoga retreat

Healing at a yoga retreat

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFAfter Positano, I crossed Italy from west to east, from Napoli to Bari to attend a yoga retreat in La Rosa dei 4 venti near Martina Franca organized by Yogaspace.

Going loco? no local!

Going loco? no local!

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFAt the end of June, I had lunch at Fattoria la Tagliata where I discovered the new meaning of fresh. From their garden/farm to the table! Everything served is from their own produce or nearby farms.

holistic detox

holistic detox

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFFinally some overdue spring weather! The signs of spring are everywhere along with inspiration for personal growth and transformation.

Yamas and niyamas

Yamas and niyamas

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFDuring my stay at the Himalayan institute, I had the privilege of working in the kitchen. Their practice of yamas and niyamas and being mindful while they work, it really help me understand these spiritual disciplines and inspire me […]

The ayurvedic lowdown on winter

The ayurvedic lowdown on winter

Email this | Print Friendly | PDF The bitter cold of new year’s eve reminded me that winter has officially started and it is time to start making changes in our routines to keep in good health and holistic bliss. So here is the lowdown […]

12 grapes at midnight

12 grapes at midnight

Email this | Print Friendly | PDF When I was a kid, my family gathered in the dining room close to midnight to choose 12 grapes. The grapes that we will all eat at each stroke announcing new year’s eve midnight for good luck.

Renewing prana

Renewing prana

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFThis time of the year when we are running like mad trying to meet all holiday commitments, perhaps it is the time where we need the most to learn or remember how to renew our prana.

The ayurvedic lowdown on fall

The ayurvedic lowdown on fall

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFHard to believe fall has officially started with everything looking green and lush! The hint of color in the trees and the cold snap on Monday are hard proof  that the cold weather is coming soon! Whether you are […]

Lighten your toxic load

Lighten your toxic load

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFDoing cleanses and detox programs is great to improve your health but might not be enough if you don’t do anything to reduce the toxic substances in your food, cleaning and cosmetic products…

Attention to detail

Attention to detail

Email this | Print Friendly | PDFI spent the long weekend cooking at the kitchen of Grail Springs. It was super hard work. The experience renewed my respect for those that work in this industry. You wonder what this has to do with holistic nutrition […]