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Doing Hard Things the Easy Way

We're good at what we practice.  It's possible to do hard things the hard way, and it's also possible to do hard things the easy way.  Often we get stuck in the first, because how could it be any other way?  Hard things are hard!  So it's all we practice, doing hard things the hard way.  But it's just as possible to practice the other way: easy in the midst of impossible challenges, movable in the face of immovable obstacles. So how do we practice this?  Here's a way to begin: 1) Soften.  If you're already tense before you begin, it's…
SOHO Apple Store launch of Yoga Cures

SOHO Apple Store launch of Yoga Cures

Thanks for all the support for a successful, crazy, wild and fun launch of Yoga Cures. We went straight to the top! #1 in all of its categories!  Thanks to everyone who is supporting the book and the movement to heal, connect, get inspired, and just plain feel good through the practice of yoga.  A practice that we can all tailor to our individual lives and needs.  William Broad, the current target of the yoga community is actually a super nice, smart, goofy, and fun guy.  Imagine that!  The night was smoothly moderated by friend and founder of MindBodyGreen, Jason…
Dinner Time!

Dinner Time!

Nothing like a bowl of wholesome veggies, quinoa, and curry to make an evening complete! You'll Need 2 stalks of celery 2 carrots 2 handfuls of kale 2 cups of quinoa 1/2 jar of non dairy curry 1 lemon 1 table spoon earth balance spread Cast iron skillet Now What Chop celery, carrots, and kale Heat up skillet with earth balance spread Toss in celery and carrots Simmer until a little brown Add kale Simmer and stir Squeeze lemon on mix Add quinoa Add curry Simmer and stir Serve it up and squeeze lemon on top! Enjoy!
Yoga for Weight Loss

Yoga for Weight Loss

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euh-pkdBM6E[/youtube]   About Strala Yoga Training Strala combines the movement and healing wisdom of tai chi with the form vocabularies of yoga, tai chi, qigong, and Traditional Chinese and Japanese Medicine, to help people release stress, move easily through challenge, and live radiantly inspiring lives. It begins with a mindset, that says our best way to get where we’re going is to feel good along the way. It also works miracles for whole health, helping us to find ease in our bodies and minds, and create the right conditions both for healing and optimal performance. In our Strala Training Courses,…
5 Tips on Effective Leading

5 Tips on Effective Leading

We finished up Strala's 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training this past weekend and I must admit, this was a special group of talented individuals, filled with energy, inspiration, and the gusto to help themselves and many others. I'm so inspired by this group and wanted to share with you some parting tips I shared with them. This is the Beginning I’d like you all to leave this program with the ability, knowledge, confidence and passion to lead classes effectively, whether one on one or in groups. If you don’t feel ready yet, know that you have the tools, and now you…
Quinoa Spinach Sunshine Surprise

Quinoa Spinach Sunshine Surprise

The surprise is that this tastes amazing and will leave you feeling fantastic! And it looks like a sunburst work of art so that's fun too. You'll Need 1 cup of quinoa (prepared and set aside) 2 handfuls spinach 1 orange pepper 1 lemon Now What Prepare quinoa Steam spinach Cut pepper into slices Build your sunshine from the bottom up Quinoa on the bottom Topped with Spinach Orange pepper slices around the base Squeeze fresh lemon all over Enjoy! xo Tara