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Getting Through Cold & Flu Season Easier with Elderberry Syrup

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Elderberry Syrup a lovely addition to support you through the cold and shifting weathers. I love the dynamic relationship I am cultivating with elderberry, not only with it being a preventative medicine that supports my immune through the season, but also because I love being involved in the whole process.  In early fall, my good friend and long time teacher …

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Interview with Nicky Poole

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I was introduced to Nicky Poole through Stephanie Bonas of House of Bonas photography and was very interested to hear of her yoga practice. Nicky really embodies what we think of as a Zen Nomad lifestyle in her unique way so I am delighted to share an interview with her for the Zen Nomad blog.    What started you on the yogic path?   …


Moon Medicine

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“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” ― Tahereh …

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New Moon in Sagittarius: Move from Centre

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What does it mean to be free? When you read the words, what happens in your body? Does it tingle? Do the places where rigidity rules growl, hoping that you will notice enough to pay attention? And what then? What do we do with the information we gather? What would it feel like to put everything down? (You know the …

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8 Practices for Finding a Sense of Ease When Overcome with Stress

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  Life can get really busy and extremely stressful and the less time we make for ourselves the busier it seems to get. As we allow everything around us to consume our attention and we take on more, we can begin to feel stressed and out of control and finding time for our own well-being gets put aside. We do …

Shooting Star yoga studio Pavones, costa Rica. Beautiful place to practice.

Exploring the Art of Vinyasa and Pavones, Costa Rica

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For the past few years I have been exploring yoga on a deeper level, becoming certified to teach and deepening my own practice, mainly ashtanga and more recently balancing the yang of ashtanga with a nurturing yin practice.  My teachers for ashtanga have been based out the Downwarddog Studio in Toronto and I feel fortunate to have been so close …