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November 2, 2013
Alongside my new family at yoga teacher training, I burned my biggest fear in a tin can outside the studio, watching the black soot float away in the wind. "I am not pretty enough to teach yoga." I wish I could say my fear floated away with the ashes, like some perfect corny metaphor, but it didn't. I held on to it. Tightly. Because "I am not pretty" had been part of my self-identity for longer than I can remember. I was embarrassed to admit how much I wanted to teach yo [...]

November 2, 2013
Fabulous Fall Recipe!Ojas building, nourishing foods for autumn include root vegetables such as carrots and beets and hard "winter" squash like pumpkins and butternut squash as well as ghee and almonds. And white basmati rice is a tridoshic staple. Kichari: Rice and Daal Mixture A kitchari is any dish of rice and beans. It is tridoshic. Kitchari is easy to digest and very nourishing. It helps with recuperation and rejuvenation. Following is a recipe from Ayurveda-holis [...]