Entries by yasminyoga

The Art of Letting go

As we sift through drawers, closets, and forgotten boxes, the dust makes my eyes water and my nose stuff up. Emotions well inside. I remember the young student who gave me this red card with the embossed deity on it the cover. He was seven at the time he was in my kids yoga class, […]

Eco-Christmas Ideas & New Year’s Manifestion exercise

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! The Holidays have always been such a special time of year for me, and for my family. My dad is Mr. Christmas. He absolutely adores these festivities, and my parents home is the perfect setting. They live an gorgeous cottage just outside Montreal that is nearly 120 years-old. The living […]

My 30th Birthday!

The police shut down my party on Saturday! It was a blast. Plus, I got the skeleton I wanted! Today is my actual birthday. Thirty years old! Holy Moly! Many people have asked me how I feel turning 30, and I have to say I’m so freaking excited! I cried on my birthday when I […]

Yoga Holidays

Namaste! Thank you for following my blog posts and connecting with me. I am taking the summer off from the blog-o-sphere to work on my upcoming yoga dvds and to revamp my website. BUT please come join me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/yasyoga Everyday, I offer small blurbs via Facebook about food, germs, breathing, postures, blissful adventures, […]

So Hum Summer Solstice Yoga Practice

It was a glorious summer solstice! For the fifth consecutive year, I am running my Sunrise Yoga by the Lake program this week and next. We meet at 6:00am on the pier in Pointe Claire Village near my studio, and begin with a 30 minute group meditation. The pier faces East and it’s so heavenly. […]

Wheat Free Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Photo by Craig Bannerman After many months of searching for the right method for making wheat-free pancakes, I finally succeeded in making the BEST PANCAKES EVER. And I am now sharing the recipe with you: (voir ci-dessous pour la recette en français) Ingredients 1 1/4 kamut flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tbsp baking powder […]

Urban Goddess Retreat

Les déesses urbaines! I had the greatest time at our Urban Goddess Retreat last weekend. We (myself and organizing partner Jasmine Goyer) couldn’t have asked for better participants or a better location. There was fantastic group chemistry, lots of deep belly laughing, and great conversations. Perhaps I underestimated how amazing a gathering of extraordinary women […]

Death becomes us

I’m sad. Remember that beautiful baby alpaca I wrote about yesterday? Well, this afternoon, I had the misfortune of walking into the barn and finding Walnut dead, crushed under the weight of his sick mother. I ran into the house to get Vito to help me move the mother alpaca, but sadly, it was too […]