Entries by yasminyoga

Beginner Yoga Tips Everyone needs to know

My mission in life, and certainly over the last 18 years teaching yoga, is to be inclusive not just to beginner yoga students but to all. Making yoga accessible to everyone is important to me.  I actually prefer it when there are people of all ages and abilities in one class. I love how yoga […]

My Mom’s Famous Granola Recipe

My mom’s granola recipe is somewhat legendary. Apart from a few variations, my mom has been making this same granola recipe since I was a little kid. It’s light and delicious for breakfast or as a snack. I use it to make my Vegan Chocolate Protein Balls and even blend it with my Vanilla Protein powder […]

Letting Go during Difficult times

Letting go of heavy emotions, blame, grudges and past hurt is good for the heart and soul. This is a huge focus of my cleanse/detox plans and my 30 Day Healthy Living program. Letting go frees your energy and liberates the mind for better decision making and conscious actions. It is also good for channeling anxiety and […]

Activism: Protecting Migrant Children

The recent news of migrant children arriving at the Mexican-US border being separated from their families, mistreated and traumatized has affected many of us. I have quite literally made myself sick over this. I can’t sleep and I am deeply troubled by the images of screaming children and inconsolable parents separated by inhumane legislation and bureaucratic indifference. I […]

Finding a Comfortable Meditation Posture

Finding a comfortable meditation posture was always my biggest challenge when I was first starting my practice. My back would ache, my knees would hurt, and my feet would fall asleep. The only advice I ever remember getting was to sit still and ignore the discomfort. This didn’t make me look forward to or enjoy […]

Chocolate Protein Ball Recipe

This Chocolate Protein Ball Recipe is a life-saver when you are trying to cut sugar. They are so delicious and have become a favourite at home with my husband and Koji, among friends and also with my students! These Chocolate Protein Balls are also vegan, gluten-free, soy-free with no added sugar! Rich in antioxidants (cocoa) […]

Open your Nadis & Increase your energy

Nadis are energy centres & channels responsible for giving vitality to every cell and system in the body. Imagine living every day with more flow and more exuberance. In this post, I am sharing simple ways to boost the subtle energies of the body for maximum results. What are Nadis and why are they important? When the nadis […]

Ayurvedic Self-Massage Guide & Download

Ayurvedic self-massage is a highly beneficial treatment on all levels. I recommend this type of self-massage because it particularly helpful for lymphatic drainage, aiding the body’s detoxification process. It also a nice, nurturing ritual that can be continued regularly as it helps foster self-love and appreciation– two qualities everyone good use more of! Ayurvedic self-massage is also known as Abhyanga. […]