Manifest your Inner Teacher

Dear readers and friends, About 4 years ago, after a period of thorough thinking and meditation, I made a personal and committed decision to take the next step in my yoga teaching: I… Continue reading

5 Tips for a Healthier and Happier Holiday

  Avoid overdoing & excessive multitasking – One task at a time performed with mindfulness Set boundaries with family and friends – Nurture your relationships, make room to spend quality time with loved ones,… Continue reading

We are all variably addicted

Came across this article this morning, which inspired a personal reflection about ‘addictions’ – that I’m sharing here. We all are addicted/strongly attached to some degree to something whether it’s physical and… Continue reading

My story

[…] My first meals involved fresh garden tomatoes, Spanish tortillas and rice yellowed by saffron, seasoned with the laughter and love of close neighbors. As I grew old enough to reach the stove,… Continue reading

Positive thoughts create energy

          The longer we are able to hold a positive thought, the stronger that energy around us becomes. – DailyOM August 1, 2014

Carrot Fennel Soup

    A couple of weeks ago after digging into my fridge for some inspiration – based on available ingredients – I came up with this light, flavorful, refreshing, easy-to-make, vegetable cream ideal… Continue reading

Spring Beet and Farro Salad

It’s Spring Time! After a pretty long and cold winter in Texas (ok, it’s not cold as northern parts of the country, but we’re not used to it!), finally the Spring buds are… Continue reading

Tom Kha Gai Soup

Tom Kha Gai is one of Ray’s favorite soups, and he had been asking me for a while to try making some at home. Today was the day! I decided to take the… Continue reading

Winter Cleanse and Rejuvenation

Most of us start the New Year with good resolutions aiming to a change in our life wether it is to be healthier, to learn something new, to find balance, to change jobs,… Continue reading

Fall Urban Retreat with Yana Shala

Next weekend, I’ll be presenting our  first Urban Retreat by Yana Shala and Tsada Yoga. This is an innovative concept born of a summer brainstorm in the park with my boyfriend Ray. Our… Continue reading