10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

It has been a couple of years since I have done a green smoothie cleanse.  For one year my vitamix blender was in storage while Eric and I lived with his parents.  This coming from a gal that lived a raw food lifestyle for a year.  Talking…

My journey with Eminence skin care

  I have always been a skin care junkie.  My skin care obsession started with my mom showing me how to care for my skin in my early teen years.  In my teens I had Grade II acne.  I do admit it is not as severe as some people I see today…
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Mirrors

  Studio Before                Studio After It has been some time since I have written on our blog.  I have wanted to share my papers I wrote for teacher training with Shiva Rea, but I have always felt shy about sharing such intimate…
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Bhakti Sadhana

My last sadhana (practice) was amazing!  It was about strength.  I learned that being strong can sometimes create strong words and emotions, so a strong 30 day sadhana can create an imbalance.  This is why this last month's practice was so…

30 Day Vira Sadhana

Last night was a full moon and I have decided that I am feeling the pull of strength and power. This vibrational energy is perfect for a Vira Sadhana, a practice of strong asanas.  My 30 day mantra is one to Ganesh, may any obstacles…

Spring Renewal

Wow! It has been a year since I have written anything on The Floating Lotus blog.  It seems that with the expansion of the business I have been super busy.  Then Eric, my fiance, sells his house of 13 years so we may build our own…

Third Backbend

Today was a really nice day.  The time I spent at the studio was refreshing and I got some paperwork done.  However, sitting in a chair for six hours straight was something I am not use to doing.  My body was screaming for some…

Day Two

It felt great to groove to a few of my favorite beats today.  It was a hour before the 6:00 o'clock yoga class and I used my time wisely by warming up the shoulders and hips so that I could take my second picture.  Thank you,…

Vision Quest

Vision quest - a rite of passage in some Native American cultures.  I had a vision today about a little journey I would like to embark upon.  For those who know me I have had a really unsettling 2011.  It completely knocked me…