On the Mat: Standing on Your Own Two Feet

Having spent the last couple of days in New York City being pummeled by Superstorm Sandy, I have been thinking a lot about standing on my two feet. When I walk through deep puddles, negotiate slippery leaves, or brave strong gusts of wind, it is interesting how I need to consider the quality of each … Continue reading

Off the Grid: Refreshing the Eyes

It has been said that the purpose of travel is to return with new eyes. What I saw recently in returning to Ukraine, the country of my birth, for the first time in 24 years altered my perceptions of a country I’d somewhat romanticized my entire life. Meeting a reality that completely differed from the … Continue reading

On the Mat: Back-bending and Balancing

I am pleased to announce a new weekly blog category for our readers entitled “On the Mat”. Yoga class can be fun and enlightening, but it also requires patience and a mindful approach to reap the fullest benefits. Letting go of old habits, trying new ideas, and sticking with the challenges that arise on the … Continue reading

Cocktail Hour with Columbus

Columbus Day is a big holiday in New York City. Over the years, I have been exposed to various opinions intended to help inform my personal reception of this holiday on the calendar. Suggestions ranged from school craft projects involving three ships to being proud to share an Italian heritage with the famous explorer to … Continue reading

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    A snapshot from today’s apothecary session with TaraMarie Perri as part of Madewell’s Wellness Weekend! Stop by Madewell tomorrow at noon for round two. More info below. #Repost @taramarieperri
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All set up! Winter blues remedy...come visit me and my @ldbabrooklyn friends at  @madewell today and tomorrow for the (Made)Wellness Weekend (Fifth Ave and 19th). Come to learn, come to smell, come to paint, come for a reading, come for a hug! .
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Teaching today at 2 and Sunday at Noon. My seasonal small batch and hand-crafted Apothecary line of hibernal oil brews are for sale here and online. Link in bio.
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#apothecary #ayurveda #alchemy #senses #sensoryawakening #hibernal #winter #essentialoils #spices #madewelll #everydaymadewell Our Winter Seasonal Yoga Series begins tonight! Maggie Gavin kicks off the series—and a new year of Yoga—tonight at 6:30pm. Register on our website. @mmrgavin
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