Vata/Kapha Transition Breakfast

If you live in the northern half of the United States, you may find yourself in some weird limbo between winter and spring. Weather oscillating from fiercely windy and cold, to epic blue skies and blissfully warm days. I don’t know about you, but my body is a little confused, as is my wardrobe. InContinue reading “Vata/Kapha Transition Breakfast”

How to Survive Eating Ice Cream

Your loveIs better than ice creamBetter than anything else that I’ve tried– Sarah McLachlanAlas, it’s that time of year again, Ice Cream Season! Hip hip! With summer comes the inevitable hankering for a massive waffle cone of Cherry Garcia . In Vermont the cremee stands are jam packed with people patiently (or not) waiting forContinue reading “How to Survive Eating Ice Cream”

D.I.Y. Rishi Ginger Turmeric Tea

I learned that every mortal will taste death.But only some will taste life.-Rumi This weekend I had the honor of assisting Hilary Garivaltis, the founder of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, as she led a group of fellow Chicagoans through a simple Ayurvedic cleanse. Being a huge fan of the kitchen, I eagerly offered to helpContinue reading “D.I.Y. Rishi Ginger Turmeric Tea”

Use Your Voice- Udyana Vayu

If you can walk you can dance.If you can talk you can sing.-African Proverb Singing therapy, my latest kick. Can striving to be like Maria Callas create a change in the matrix of your life? I say yes, absolutely. It is my personal opinion that the majority of us walk around with a constricted throatContinue reading “Use Your Voice- Udyana Vayu”

Mattel goes Ayurvedic – VPK Barbies

My beloved child, break your heart no longer.Each time you judge yourself, you break your own heart- Swami Kripalu  Hot damn and fresh off the press! I sat down for breakfast this morning and behold, the business section of the Chicago Tribune. Dost mine eyes deceive me? BARBIE’S NEW BODS- Mattel looks to recharge sales as girls’ want aContinue reading “Mattel goes Ayurvedic – VPK Barbies”