Is Yoga Religion?

Since I began yoga teacher training one month ago, spirituality has become a topic of significance in my life not only for me but also for those around me. It has come to my attention that some people have the misconception that yoga is a religion, others wonder if yoga is a sacrilege and some…

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My Raw Experience: Eggless Egg Salad

Ok, I know, technically this is not raw but it is vegan so I am going to knowingly and incorrectly place it under My Raw Experience. It’s my blog, I can do that, right? ha! A friend made this for a raw potluck and I love it! It is super easy and tastes very egg-y.…

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Yamas~Ahimsa

Yamas are the first limb of the eight limbs of yoga and regard living with ethics. There are five yamas: ahimsa (non-violence), satya (truthfulness), asteya (non-stealing), brahmacharya (moderation), and aparigraha (non-grasping). Ahimsa-compassion for all living things including self; non-violence; non-manipulation; non-interference (Violence-misplaced application of energy) I did not realize until a recent yin yoga class focused…

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My Raw Experience: Raw Fruit Roll-Ups

I am so far behind on blogging. I started yoga teacher training last weekend and it was an amazing experience. I am devouring books, journaling, reading asanas, teaching, studying poses and therefore, not blogging. But I will be back, I always come back. :) Today I want to share with you raw fruit roll ups.…

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My Raw Experience: The Raw Taco

Raw food recipes have become a fun little hobby for me.  It has struck a cord of curiosity and fascination seeing and tasting how foods can completely change their structure, form, taste and texture just by using them in different ways. Who knew that cashews make things creamy? Or that walnuts mimic ground meat? I…

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My Raw Experience: Raw Brownies

So, as I said the other day, I am embarking on a raw foods journey. I have never been intrigued by raw foods as a diet until I made these brownies. Raw Brownies: 2 cups whole walnuts 2 1/2 cups pitted dates 1 cup raw cacao 1 cup raw unsalted almonds, roughly chopped 1/4 sea…