Remember when the holidays were nothing but totally delightful and fun? I sure do! My mom recently gave me the above photo from when I was 2.5 years old, which accurately depicts how I want to celebrate everyday in an aligned way. With that in mind, I created these 11 tips to stay balanced and […]
Yoga and Service Project, December 19-26, 2011 Yoga is service and service is Yoga. Check out our journey to the indigenous Andean village where I spent three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Each day we practiced yoga and worked on a project to co-create an organic community garden at the local high school. Add purpose […]
A decade ago, my friend and yoga teacher, Jordan Mallah, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in La Grama. Every few years since, he’s arranged a “service” trip where he convinces a group of people from the United States to come build a local library, or assist on a town-wide water project. The 2011 project was to plant an organic vegetable garden behind el colegio, the local grammar school.
As a special gift of gratitude for the support of all my students and friends, I created the Your Holiday Aligned guide, complete with tips, recipes, and contemplations to keep you centered and vibrant as we enter the New Year. Let’s evolve the way we live and act to add more light and love in […]
Americans waste precious energy and spend billions of dollars on quick-fix health schemes. All are intended to get us healthy, but many of the most priceless approaches are simply common sense. If you truly want to feel better, align with the radiance of summer and heat up your commitment to nurture yourself today. My “Ten […]
By Arthur Strimling Machu Picchu! Yoga! Service! Last April I saw a beautiful card at Vira Yoga offering a New Year’s retreat led by Zhenja La Rosa and Jordan Mallah that would culminate at Machu Picchu on New Year’s Eve – with a full moon, a blue moon, yet. Wow! I have harbored a dream […]