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Two Healthy Desserts that Made My Summer!

August 29, 2017

These 2 recipes are SUPER easy with ingredients that we generally already have in our cupboards. My staple ingredients in most of my desserts, raw or baked, are coconut oil, raw cacao powder and maple syrup. In my opinion, maple syrup is the best form of natural sugar you can put into your body. Blueberry Peach Oat Muffins Ingredients 1... Read More


August 29, 2017

I interviewed a highly respected teacher within the yoga community, Rod Stryker, for Parvati Magazine about how yoga helps create vibrancy within one’s life. The answers were so rich and insightful that I am including the full interview below. 1) Rod, you have been teaching for 35 years and been going back regularly to study with your teachers in India.What... Read More


August 29, 2017

It was a pleasure to interview one of my teacher’s Seane Corn for the very fitting theme of service. I went to Haiti with Seane in 2012 with “Off the Mat, Into the World”, and witnessed first-hand her dedication for justice, equality and peace. For this issue of Parvati Magazine I spoke with her about what it means to be... Read More


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