Words of Affirmation = Love Language #1

I previously revealed my two primary Love Languages, Acts of Service & Quality Time. Let’s discover the #1 Love Language, Words of Affirmation of Gary Chapman’s traditional five languages. I wish to show my love with honest and heartfelt words of love for these two special women who have made us feel loved. Last week was bittersweet as we said, See you later to Natalie Bennett and Sally Walker as they moved out of state to pursue new and

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Quality Time Fills My Heart

Our Fusion clock that fell off the wall, how I lose track of time sometimes.  My Smart Watch tracker on the Camino de Santiago with my Breathe. Move. Connect. bracelet, a gift from our first Fusion Yoga Teacher graduates, 2019″. I value this Gift because it took time and thought to have it made for me. This week I reveal my other primary Love Language of the 5 classics…Time. Last week I shared

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Happy Great Attitude

Gratitude always reflects a Great Attitude. Delete an “e”, “a”, “t” and “t” and that’s what we get. Same thing with our thoughts. Delete pessimism, resentment, anger, and any negative thoughts substituted with optimism, acceptance, love and forgiveness and we’ll likely find a happy, thankful self.  Have you ever known someone that just simply has a positive attitude? They gently or boldly smile. You can see it, sense it, and best of

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Change Chaos into Calm

No one in the world has been unscathed by the past few years and more recent events near and afar. From dis-ease, natural disasters, family and financial matters, global conflicts, and more. Yogis and Lightworkers know that we have protection and healing Energy Tool Kits for times in need.  Daily self-care and routine rituals known as Dinacharya in Arurveda prevent and help heal chaos in the body and mind as we’ve learned

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The Power of Touch to Feel

The power of touch to feel with our fingertips, hands, feet or anywhere else enables us to protect, function best and experience various sensations. Our skin is our largest organ and each square inch contains about 1000 nerve endings. Imagine your whole body! When we touch someone or something we may feel it as cool, warm, smooth, textured, soft, hard, dull, sharp, moving or still, for instance. Sometimes it’s pleasant and other times, not so much. In a

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The Power of Eye Yoga

Practice Eye Yoga for eye wellness and protect your vision as you see the beauty of life! Eyes are known as Windows of Our Soul. When we rate the value of our senses, vision often leads the way. Our eyes show us light or darkness, various colors, textures, dimensions, movement and more. When meeting others or even places, we often use our eyes to connect on various levels. Are they friendly, happy, concerned,

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Sweet Music to My Ears

What’s your favorite musical instrument, your favorite musician or song? Think of those that bring you the happiest feeling inside, make you smile, sing along, maybe put a spring in your step. One of my favorite songs is Because I’m Happy by Pharrell Williams. I like the beat, the lyrics and it gets me moving. And most anything Beatles for sure. Favorite instruments are probably the piano and native flutes as I

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Yoga Nidra, not Meditation

No, I do not mean mean we should not meditate, just that Yoga Nidra is another powerful form of a yoga wellness practice to go deeper. It induces Yogic Sleep, a state between wakefulness and sleep, when we enter the brain’s Theta Waves. This ancient method has evolved over thousands of years. Some branches of the military use it to reduce anxiety, induce calm.Seated or lying down, in an awake state of consciousness while focusing the

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Chocolate, Cocoa or Cacao?

LEFT Cacao Tree RIGHT Gina enjoyed this dark chocolate delicacy from its purest form of cacao in the jungle of Costa Rica I wondered about the difference between much loved chocolate indulgences, cocoa, and cacao. I someday hope to explore Machu Picchu and have been told that at high elevations they give you cacao leaves to help counter the effects. I did a lot of research. Basically, they are sourced from the cocoa

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Maily’s Massages, Ahimsa & Aparigraha

I asked Maily, our gifted Massage Therapist to write this blog with me to inspire more mind-body self care and understanding of the full benefits of massage, and her approach to personalized treatments. Surrender is necessary to let her do her “magical work.” In yoga, self-care and love is practicing Ahimsa, surrender of attachments is Aparigraha. When we let go of unnecessary things that don’t serve us like negative past, or

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