Grace Yoga

Read: 17 Healthy Lifestyle Recommendations

Heard from my acupuncturist’s office…

1.  Do not drink alcohol on a daily basis, smoke, or use recreational drugs.

My thoughts:  If you are doing anything (aside from yoga and even every day yoga may be too much) you’re indulging in excess.  It’s all about balance, remember?

2. Limit caffeine intake. (I usually have no more than 2 […]

By |March 13th, 2013|Categories: Food, Health, Life|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

To Do: Divin’ Deep Workshop with Grace

Grace’s Divin’ deep workshop is suitable for beginners and experienced yogis who would like to (re)learn and refine the essentials of the practice! This workshop will focus on the foundations of your yoga practice:

~ Pranayama – Finding your breath
~ Asana practice – 108 minutes of learning how […]

Inspiration: Found in a book

Waking up, I take a moment to grab one of the current books I am reading from my nightstand and pour over a few pages. I do this so my day begins on a positive note with positive, inspiring words of wisdom. It sets the tone of my day and helps me get focused in […]

By |February 27th, 2013|Categories: Inspiration, Intentions, Life|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eat: Savoy Truffle Bar

Saturday raw temptation creation:

Savoy Truffles (Amsden’s recipe in bar form)

(I converted it to a bar because it was too messy to be rolling into balls.)

2 cups raw almonds, finely ground in a food processor
1/2 cup carob or raw chocolate powder
1/3 tsp. sea salt
1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
3/4 cup agave nectar
2 tablespoons olive or coconut oil

In […]

By |February 16th, 2013|Categories: Food|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Me: The Torch Bearer

First and foremost, Happy Chinese New Year! This year celebrates the year of the Snake. You can read more about it here.

It is the second day of the lunar new year and a full 16 years + a day of my favorite person’s passing. My grandfather was, in a way, someone who held […]

Me: I was ashamed to be a Yoga instructor

I did not grow up thinking I was going to become a yoga instructor, nor an avid yoga practitioner.

When I finally, formally, transitioned away from what I thought was my “career” less than 2 years ago, I cringed whenever anyone asked me what I did for a living. Given the professional/social network I cultivated over […]

By |February 6th, 2013|Categories: Life, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Yoga for Change on September 25, 2010 to benefit Heal the Bay

Get Involved in Coastal Cleanup Day and start with Yoga with Grace on the Santa Monica Pier! On Saturday, September 25th, from 7:30am to 9:00am, join Grace, Founder of Yoga for Change on the west end of Santa Monica Pier with a donation-based, all levels Sunrise Yoga Class. Minimum donation of $5.00 to be contributed per participant on the day of the event. All donations will benefit Heal the Bay. Please RSVP so we keep track of attendees as space is limited and will be capped at 150.