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Shush & Shake Your Soul®! A Yoga-Dance Experience on Sept. 22nd


Back on august 3rd I wrote to you about Shake Your Soul®, what it is, how I got to it and what it can do for you. In case you missed that post you can read it here. Today I’m happy to announce my first Shake Your Soul® (SYS) class is scheduled for Friday September 22nd, 6pm-7:15pm at the Joffrey…

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The Time Has Come to Shake Your Soul®! (A New Offering…)


I just came back from a Shake Your Soul® teacher training at Kripalu, in Lenox, MA. and what can I say…. #bestweekever ! Was it the beautiful souls I danced with? The joy of moving our bodies freely and fluidly? The outstanding music we danced to? The most inspiring teachers? The safe and loving space that allowed for authentic connections

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Simple Detox : Sip, Scrub & Sweat ( Some Food Too)


Have you been procrastinating doing a spring detox? Could those be the reasons why: • You just don’t know where to start. • You’re afraid of going hungry. • You’ve done a detox before and it was too complicated and/or expensive. • You’re not a “juice person” (Isn’t that the only way to cleanse, you ask?) Except for the first reason, all those apply or have applied to me at some point. For…

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Sit Back, Listen and Relax Deeply (New Guided Relaxation Audio!)


Are you stressed? Research has shown that women experience higher levels of stress than men during the holidays. Will you be gift shopping, meal-planning, decorating, hostessing, looking to make everyone feel good, while looking good!? How do you cope with the pressures coming from all sides? One word: self-care. Food, alcohol, shoe-shopping, uppers and downers of all kinds, all wonderful…

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Yoga With Beats! *A Live Music Class*


If you’ve taken my yoga class before you know I never use music. Never have. In the 19+ years I’ve been teaching. Except for a period of 6 months maybe, during which I found music to be distracting to my own concentration. I also found it difficult to find the right music, the right vibe, the right playlist that would harmonize with my teaching…

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A Summer to Declutter! Part 2 (4 Tips to Organize Your To-Do List to Actually Get Stuff Done!)


In my previous post I began tackling the subject of mental clutter and how to open up more space in your mind (for, you know, things like creativity, intuition, bright solutions to come through..) When I came back from vacation early July, feeling nicely unplugged, it occurred to me that there were many things I was doing daily, in my…

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A Summer to Declutter! (i.e. 4 Tips to Create More HEAD Space.)


Summer! The season of abundance, beach fun and berries, rosé for some, popsicles for others, picnics and siestas! Summer invites us to lighten up, as in a lighter diet, schedule, attitude. Perhaps like me you also enjoy getting rid of stuff to open up more space in your living quarters. But there’s another kind of living quarters where all of…

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When Relaxing Does More Harm Than Good (+ A New Recording to Help You Chill!)


About 20 years ago I developed a really good habit, thanks to my first and beloved yoga teacher who emphasized to me its importance in relation to stress-relief and ultimately self-actualization. Since then, among all the self-care tools I have learned, that one has been instrumental in keeping me sane. And if you’ve met me, you know I’m pretty sane.…

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Tongue Scraping! (Or What Was Left of My Daily Morning Practice For a While)


Sometimes tongue scraping is all that’s left of someone’s beloved morning practice. And that someone would be me.That’s right. Me. Self-care expert. Long-time meditator. Deep relaxation lover. But no worries I am getting back on track. Nonetheless I wanted to share with you my experience from the past couple months, during which emotions ran high, sleep was lost, workouts were…

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Why Time Doesn’t Fly and How You Can Slow It Down


Just about every day I hear someone, somewhere who complains of not having enough time.“Time flies!” Perhaps you’re the one saying that too. As if the earth was spinning faster these days than it used to. We all know that’s not the case. So if that hasn’t changed, how come so many of us seem to be experiencing a very real…

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