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April 30, 2017

  Yoga: Curious, Conscious and Connected, with Amy Ippoliti I got to interview Amy Ippoliti for Parvati Magazine, a yoga teacher who has dedicated her life to keeping people curious about themselves and conscious of the world around them. Parvati Magazine: You discovered yoga as a teenager. What has kept you inspired on this path of yoga and spirituality? Amy... Read More


April 30, 2017

Yoga: Connect to the Subtle, with Tias Little It was an absolute pleasure to interview Tias Little for Parvati Magazine. This life-long student blends the wisdom of multiple schools of thought, bringing diversity and depth to his yoga teaching. Parvati Magazine: You have been practicing yoga and meditation for over 35 years. How has it created a sense of ahimsa... Read More


April 30, 2017

I wrote another article for Parvatimagazine.com! Enjoy and let me know your thoughts or questions. Thirteen years ago I began my longest relationship to date, the one steady constant in my life, my relationship with yoga. For the first couple of years it was casual, mostly flirting now and then when opportunity arose. Then when I moved back to Canada... Read More

Benefits of Yin Yoga

January 21, 2017

Yin Yoga is a practice of stillness, patience and non-reactivity.  An introspective practice. I find all that I learned in Vipassana meditation holds true to this practice, and I continue to cultivate it as I take time for Yin yoga. It is a practice that makes you more attuned to what is happening within your body.  We gain body intelligence which... Read More


January 21, 2017

Yoga: Tune Up Your Practice, with Jill Miller Jill Miller, one of my teachers, is the creator of Yoga Tune Up®, a method that prioritizes educating students on what is happening in their body, cultivating intelligence and inquiry into each student’s practice. Her devotion is producing yoga teachers who are knowledgeable in anatomy and biomechanics to help keep students pain-free... Read More

EASY Holiday Recipes!

December 23, 2016

These dishes were a HIT at our third annual holiday bash! Just for fun I gave them holiday names, it adds character and flavor ;-) Santa’s Favourite Raw Strawberry Cheesecake Ingredients Crust 1/2 cup raw pecans (soaked in water for 1-2 hours) 1/2 cup pitted dates (cut in small pieces and soak in water for 20 minutes) 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Pink... Read More


December 22, 2016

  Yoga: Integrated Restoration with Richard Miller Such a privilege to interview iRest founder, yoga teacher and psychologist Richard Miller for Parvati Magazine (Parvatimagazine.com) Parvati Magazine: You discovered yoga in the 1970’s, and spent years, as a clinical psychologist, researching the effects of integrating eastern and western philosophy to help people with trauma, PTSD, and chronic pain, and founded the IRest... Read More


December 22, 2016

Yoga: Truth and Integrity, with Alexandria Crow As yoga editor for Parvati Magazine (parvatimagazine.com) it is an honor to interview a passionate yoga teacher Alexandria Crow, who shares wisdom on how to stay committed to truth and integrity in the yoga community. She will be at Downward Dog Centre in Toronto in January, 2017! I highly recommend, and will be there myself... Read More

The Muscle of the Soul (Video link embedded)

April 10, 2016

I am getting up-close and personal with the mysterious muscle, the psoas, this week.  The psoas has been referred to as the “Muscle of the Soul” spanning from T12 to each of 5 lumbar vertebrae and flows to the abdominal core, the pelvis and attaches to the inner thigh.  The psoas requires some careful & tender attention to awaken.  It’s the only... Read More


March 29, 2016

Blissology, with Eoin Finn Ella Isakov, Yoga Editor: A delight to interview a fellow Canadian for Parvati Magazine (parvatimagazine.com). Eoin Finn is an inspirational and warm-hearted yoga teacher who shares his message of love and connection in how he leads his life and his Blissology teacher training. His message is clear and beautiful. Parvati Magazine: You have a deep interest in... Read More