Shaun J

Posted by | March 8, 2017
Yoga Poses: Warrior 1

Virabhadrasana eka (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna eka) Vira = hero/courage, bhadra = auspicious, asana = pose, eka = one Warrior 1 pose is a foundational yoga pose that is often included in vinyasa...

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Posted by | March 7, 2017
Recipe: Carrot and Maca Soup

Maca is in many ways a ‘wonder’ food, and is an easy addition to many recipes. Maca is a plant that is native to Peru, and it’s the root of...

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Posted by | January 26, 2017
Yoga Poses: Revolved Chair Pose

It’s still January -- a good month to look toward health and detoxification. In the yoga world, twists are often touted to be especially effective for detoxification; but contrary to what...

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Posted by | January 20, 2017
Less is More: Simple Steps to Reduce and Simplify

It’s a brand New Year! Which is a great time to take stock of where in your life you can REDUCE & SIMPLIFY. After what is often a hectic and...

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Posted by | January 11, 2017
Recipe: Salmon with Mustard Celeriac Mash

Celeriac, or celery root, is the ugly duckling of winter produce. It's a misshapen, light brown blob covered in little roots. But beyond the odd exterior, celeriac boasts a tasty,...

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Posted by | December 29, 2016
May You Live In Interesting Times

It’s been quite the year, hasn’t it? I was giving 2016 some thought this week, and for fun I took a look back to a Chinese New Year prediction from...

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Posted by | November 1, 2016
Recipe: Sweet Potato and Spinach Soup

The season of change is in motion. As the days of Autumn carry a light and cool breeze, the browning of the earth writes the message of grounding and nourishment in...

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Posted by | September 28, 2016
How Hot is Too Hot? Hot vs Not

Hot yoga -- many of us have tried it. Or practiced it for years. Or still practice it. Some of us won’t practice anything but hot yoga. I mean, c’mon,...

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Posted by | September 9, 2016
Ten Yogic Excuses For Getting Out Of Almost Anything

As I’ve moved along on my yoga journey, my studies became “curiouser and curiouser.” We say things among our yogi friends that seem absurd to those outside of Yoga Wonderland....

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Posted by | July 8, 2016
Reflections From Yoga Teacher Training: What Did We Learn?

If you visited The House of Yogi (THOY) in June, you may have noticed some changes in the schedule. If you arrived to your practice early, you might have seen...

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