November 2009

What I’m drinking: Hemp milk

November 30, 2009

I thought I’d share my recent love of hemp milk. It’s good cold (plain, vanilla, or chocolate) but my new discovery is *hot* hemp milk. And if you heat it with a peppermint tea bag it makes the perfect winter holiday drink. Hemp milk is a good alternative to cow or soy milk. It can […]

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Iyengar: Keep it pure and clean

November 30, 2009

“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar I’ve been reading Iyengar’s book, Light on Life, and like this excerpt on “The True Nature of Health:” “Most people ask only from their body that it does not trouble them. Most people feel that they are […]

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Ashtanga in Rwanda – Project Air

November 25, 2009

Check out this video about a medical NGO which started using yoga to help rape victims in Rwanda. And this interview with Deirdre Summerbell who started it all. Deirdre said yoga in Rwanda is a “conceptual void” so the women had no anticipatory skepticism. Deirdre started by doing some demonstrations and the women “were horrified!” […]

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