Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

The best TRUE Lemon 'Cheese' cake

The so amazing, ever changing, mouth watering raw cheese cake from True North retreats is quite possibly the most talked about dessert we offer when you are here. It takes on many shapes and forms  – depending on the season it will take on as many different flavors and variations. This Summer we even created…

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Mindfulness Monday – here’s a few tricks to start your day!

When we are on retreat we start each day together with meditation, time to sit, deepen our breath, set intentions and regenerate. In that space we can clear the clutter of daily life, reconnect and actually feel our breath. When we are not together, by now, we know so well, that the day can get…

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THE POWER OF AN ALTAR – Lets create one for you!

When I moved East, I left behind a most amazing West coast yoga community, my studio, my friends, my family, my side of the universe (and country) literally….. I landed in a tiny town, the middle of the mountains and the universe said, well …recreate me – lol… so I did. I am now surrounded…

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SUGAR AND DIGESTION… hmm where it it hiding in your diet

This is HUGE and just one reason why on retreat you feel great immediately – EVERYTHING down to the salad dressings are hand crafted, locally sourced, nothing added – we don’t have to when the produces is that sweet! How Sugar Affects your Digestion.. and more

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5 Reasons WHY I drink Salt Water SOLE

There is a lot of advice out there on how to stay healthy these days.  So many miracle cures to whatever ails you.  And I have tried a lot of them over the years – trust me! From drinking olive oil and lemon juice to mashed up stems and berries…  The one thing that has made…

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How to make Cold Brew Coffee

As we enter ‘technically’  this last weekend of Summer – and prepare to  STRETCH OUR SUMMER by heading to HAWAII in October (and FEBRUARY 2017) I thought it might be a good time to share with you all one of my favorite things to enjoy ( BEACH SIDE) that being… COLD BREW COFFEE! Yep, I’m from Seattle so no matter…

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Oodles of ZOODLES and LIVE PESTO to die for!

I have to tell you, Its hard once the Spring starts to get me out of the garden, even harder to get me out of the kitchen.. but after meeting so many of you on retreat this Summer from Hawaii to Napa to Vermont and beyond – I can hear you all saying..” when’s the…

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Cold Pressed Cocktails?… Mmmm YES PLEASE ;)

Ummm so, we had a bit of fresh juice and produce left over from the studio wide juice-a-thon last week so.. what we did was a little bit of experimenting (!) with these recipes below which were developed by Ari Sexner is a classically trained chef who has worked at some of the finest dining restaurants…

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Yoga Nidra = TOTAL BLISS after an awesome day of activity on retreat!

As we prepare  everyday for our Summer of Vermont escapes, the Universe just keeps bringing me gifts. Today that gift was in the form of WENDY REESE. Wendy knows The Green Mountains like the back of her hand, has been a yogi/yoga teacher for years & like everyone on our most brilliant team – she has found…

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