Tepoztlan, Mexico | Retreat and Refresh

Tepoztlan, Mexico | Retreat and Refresh

A new year and a new start are here, right at your doorstep.  As you think about resolutions and renewals consider a retreat.  Sandra Mazariegos, a long-time friend and yogi, and I have created Qualia Retreats.  We have designed a yoga and cultural getaway in...
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

My husband Gary and I traveled to Peru. Our main goal was to see, explore and hike the remote, ancient mountain village of Machu Picchu. It is truly a magical place. Finding the right words to describe it is not an easy task. It is beautiful beyond belief and worth...
Chakras – A Path to Wellness

Chakras – A Path to Wellness

I’ve been thinking about Chakras lately.  As you may recall the last blog was about Kundalini Yoga.  In order to write that blog, I had to do some research, attend classes and begin the conversation with you about the basics of this unique yoga.  Since then I have...
Kundalini and Premier

Kundalini and Premier

Google the word Kundalini and you will find the following:  instructions, videos, warnings and everything in between. Carla has brought this ancient wisdom and yoga technique to Premier.  If you have practiced with Pamela Davis then you know what a great feeling you...
The Edge States

The Edge States

I’ve been thinking lately about edges, both literally and figuratively.  When I taught school one of my favorite things to explore with my students was the meaning behind idioms.  After we investigated the historical and cultural context, I instructed the kids to...
The Glory of Friendship

The Glory of Friendship

I recently went through a difficult place emotionally. Who hasn’t had a dark moment of the soul? What’s fascinating is that just prior to the low place I was in a spiritually high place, riding the wave of joy and utter contentment. What caused this shift? Mean and...