This is important! – Books that look like you.

When I decided to write the Yoga with Aunty Mo I knew I wanted to feature the children who do yoga with me.  It just seemed obvious to me since it was written from their perspective.  It also seemed obvious that I would self publish on Amazon. I didn’t stop for one moment to think about the broader implications about […]

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Your yoga: Finding the best yoga FOR YOU

I found this video on YouTube.  This 20 something New Yorker tries 5 different types of yoga in 5 days.  This video illustrates the wide range of yoga around.  Maybe we don’t have so many options in St Lucia but there’s always YouTube.  If you don’t like one type of yoga, keep trying different types of yoga until you find […]

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Product Highlight: Intention Setting and Calendar of Events

Have you checked out the store? Head over there and browse. You might see something you like. We have the main attraction: yoga with Mo shirts; currently 25% off with code YOMO25. We have some affiliate products that take you to external websites. They’re mostly yoga accessories that clients often ask where to buy. We also have a few guided […]

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Pose of the Month: Urdhva Prasarita Padasana

Urdhva Prasarita Padasana is a mouthful.  So is upward extended feet pose.  Instead let’s say L shape.  This pose and its variations are a great way to support our January intention: have courage to try again. This is because it strengthens the core, tone’s the abdominal organs and stimulates the third chakra.

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Examine, Understand, Let go: Healing old wounds

It’s been over a year since I wrote the post below.  I finally have the courage to share it.  This process has helped me with so much since then.  When you let go it’s like a weight is lifted off your shoulders.  This time of year can be hard for so many of us.  If the holidays get you down, […]

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Pose of the Month: Supported bridge pose

***This post contains affiliate links, which lead to product pages on external websites.  If you purchase a product through one of the affiliate links in this post, I’ll get a commission.*** Supported bridge is an all time favorite.  It’s the reason my bestie owns a block.  When you place the block under your sacrum you can let your body relax […]

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I’m back …maybe

I hear crickets chirping on my blog – and I feel guilty. It’s been a hard year. 2015 started out ok, then it was like a sucker punch to the gut. It’s like I just could not keep up. I could not win. I kept going the only way I knew how. I decided to focus on teaching my classes […]

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Story of My Life in Verse: A poem

He didn’t want me He refused to sign The paper to say Yes she’s mine He didn’t want me I wouldn’t give him The power Between my legs He didn’t want me I could not be manipulated I didn’t accept mediocrity I stood up He didn’t want me Not only was I Not flashy I was broken He didn’t want […]

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Dare to be you: you’re the only one who knows how 

I show up Hips swinging Nappy headed afro wearing Proud to be me I show up Unapologetic Dark skinned Intelligent I show up Tired Worn And frayed I show up Kinder Gentler Warmer All the things the world tried to beat out of me They’re still here They’re stronger They’re me, because I show up Unapologetically me Proud to be […]

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Orange Peach Green Smoothie and Internationa Day of Yoga

June 21 has been designated as International Day of Yoga by the UN.  Sayana Yoga has joined forces with Art of Living, Yoga on the Bay and other yoga instructors to celebrate with a fun filled day at Pigeon Island National Park. Activities include: Yoga asana class Yoga Nidra Kids Yoga Pranayama (Breathing practice) Guided meditation Ayurveda And more…. Sunday […]

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