Haska-Jasmine Elaine

This Angel Puppy Girl here. Haska arrived in our lives as abruptly as she left. Maximus Maximillian Puffington Esquire and I are so blessed to have had the brief time together with beautiful sweet personality-filled Haska.

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Strength, Ease, and Uplift Through the Yoga Practice

Day #1 of a yoga challenge I participated in a little while ago started with a complex yoga pose that challenged the participants’ strength and flexibility. The young women hosting and choreographing the poses were not playing around with silly modified improv shapes. SERIOUS business with this pose called #kukkutasana, or Rooster Pose. This pose…

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Can Yoga Change Your Body?

My first couple tries at yoga were those sessions offered in the hotel fitness center for business travellers, generally geared at the weary middle-aged over-weight non-athletic guy on a business trip who needed help sitting through another 12 hour conference day. At least, those always seemed to be the other people in the class. While…

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MY kind of #FastFood

I love food. Food and wine pairing used to be a big part of my life- the fast food version of that being the dried fruit/cheese/bread paired with alchohol… not the way to keep one’s HDL’s and LDL’s in balance. I am not a specialist in nutrition or macrobiotic diets or anything else, but the…

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Rest and Recovery

Aaaahhhhhh…. I recently participated in the ACRO YOGA MONTRÈAL Teacher Training. The rigorous 200-hour program led by Eugene Poku and Jessica Goldberg included hours of practicing acroyoga skills and sequence combinations packed into a 30-day period of time! I added to my schedule an additional eight hours of private lessons with the school’s Assistant Teachers…

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Catalina Island Acro Yoga Retreat~ the September 2017 Inagural Session

The 2017 ACRO YOGA RETREAT ON CATALINA ISLAND held September 24-27 was tremendously inspiring, invigorating, satisfying… all the things we want when we take a trip to an island paradise! Led by Karen Elaine and Karen Castle, the participants worked vigorously on new shapes in the morning sessions and reviewed a few favorite poses in…

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Self-care in preparation for an exercise retreat

I AM SO EXCITED FOR THE FIRST EVER ACROYOGA RETREAT ON CATALINA ISLAND!!! My dear friend and acroyoga goddess Karen Castle is joining forces with me to craft what will soon be a monthly gathering of acroyogis, acroyoginis, circus athletes,  and exercise enthusiasts on my favorite island town on the planet, Avalon of Catalina Island. …

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