Entries by yasminyoga

Life as a new mama

Koji is six-months old today. Many people ask me what my life as a new mama is like. It’s hard to summarize in words, but I’ll try. The last six months has been extraordinary. In many ways, it has passed in a flash and, at the same time, being pregnant seems like a lifetime ago. It […]

Prayers of Unity for 2017

I am not a religious person in the traditional sense. I would say I am spiritual and the G.O.D. of my understanding is what I call, the “Great Oneness Divine,” a powerful energy that unites all creatures great and small and represents life in all its glorious ways. This G.O.D. may manifest itself in may […]

Grateful for 2016

Dear Great Oneness Divine, We are at the cusp of a New Year. I am so grateful for the blessings of 2016 and in particular, the health and happiness of our son Koji Rio. Thank you for the wellbeing of my family and friends and the abundance we have to share with others. Winter Thank you […]

Cloud Forest Yoga & Hiking Retreat Panama

Our Cloud Forest Yoga & Hiking Retreat Panama just ended and it was so spectacular. I am thrilled that we are going back for a second Yoga & Hiking Retreat in February. This upcoming retreat will also include a certificate in Ayurveda + Yoga Healing I which can be used as continuing education credits or put towards a 200 […]

Preparing for Childbirth

Six years ago today, I broke the Guinness World Record for the Longest Yoga Marathon. It was one of the most incredible, life changing moments I’ve ever experienced. Now I am arriving at another pivotal, life changing moment: childbirth. I am due next week and find myself preparing for childbirth much in the same way I […]

Super Smoothie Recipes

I admit I am not a breakfast person, so smoothies are a great way to enjoy lots of fresh produce, good fats and super foods in one delicious easy to go meal. I post my Super Smoothie Recipes on Instagram, #yysmoothies. Here are some of my favourite nutrient dense smoothies: TIP:  It’s all about the […]

Questions about motherhood

I suppose like every new mom-to-be, my mind is flooded with questions about motherhood. On this Mother’s Day, these questions seem all the more relevant not because they relate to motherhood, because they relate to all women. What does it mean to be a mother? “Every woman has an inner awareness of what it is like to […]

Myofascial release with foam roller

Introduction  Please meet Amanda Roemer, an expert in myofascial release with foam roller and balls. She is also wonderful yoga teacher, hockey player, specialized kinesiologist and recent 500 hour graduate of my yoga teacher training. Amanda gave a workshop on myofascial and trigger point releasing at Loft108, my studio in Old Montreal, Sunday May 1, 2016. […]

Day 108 – Free Yoga Mala Download

Tomorrow is Day 108, the 108th day of the year! This year, I am offering you a free Yoga Mala download, a guided audio practice leading you through 108 Sun Salutations.  Click here to register & get your free download! Day 108 Day 108 holds a special place in my heart not only because the number 108 […]

#NourishtheMama: Kamut Blueberry Scones

I started a new hashtag: #nourishthemama, nutrient dense foods & practices for pregnancy. I am not into fussy food/meal prep and I don’t like spending lots of time in the kitchen, so I love this Kamut Blueberry Scone recipe*! It is easy and amazing! The scones are very impressive, delicious and could be great for breakfast, […]