Posts tagged yoga
Day in the Life of a Yoga Teacher-in-Training

In case any of you guys are interested in getting your 200-hour yoga teacher certification, I thought I would give you a little run-down of what our daily schedule was like during the teacher training course I did on Koh Phangan in Thailand. Our course was 23 days and included two days off for relaxing and/or exploring the island. Because the timing for these courses is usually pretty tight, they cram a lot in each day so we were very busy! 

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Winter Remedies + Quinoa Breakfast Bake

Whether you're a snow bunny or a sun worshiper, we all feel the effects of the cold, heavy, damp, cloudy weather during winter in our bodies and minds.  We spend less time outside getting sun on our skin and more time curled up under blankets in hibernation mode.  This is completely natural considering the days are shorter and everything in winter slows down, including our bodies.  As a particularly cold and dry person myself, I have to take extra care in winter to avoid further aggravation of these qualities and maintain my health.  Even if you find that your body responds well to the colder temps outside, everyone can benefit from keeping an eye on these qualities to prevent colds, flu, sore throats, congestion, and other respiratory problems.  The key to health in winter is ensuring the body’s lymphatic and circulatory systems are working efficiently.  If you’re feeling a little less-than-awesome, try one or some of these winter remedies:

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