Monday Mantra: Mad

Bewilderment There are many guises for intelligence. One part of you is gliding in a high windstream, while your ore ordinary notions take little steps and peck at the ground. Conventional knowledge is death to our souls, and it is not really ours. It is laid on. Yet we keep saying we find ‘rest’ in … Continue reading

Satya and the Art of Conversation

As I tried to gather my thoughts about what I wanted to write about in this post, I came across this segment from a 2012 NY Times article, “The Flight from Conversation”, by Sherry Turkle, that encapsulated what I was thinking: “FACE-TO-FACE conversation unfolds slowly. It teaches patience. When we communicate on our digital devices, … Continue reading


As a teacher, I am always looking for inspiration. Undoubtedly, there are times of year when I feel tired or burned out. I have not lost my love of teaching, but the inner fire of my teaching spirit is lower than usual, diminished by long periods of time in the classroom. It is part of … Continue reading

Preserving Practice

Preserving a daily meditation practice is tough. You would think that teaching yoga would instill a staying drive and discipline in you, but I have to say, while teaching has deepened my personal practice on the mat and sharpened my awareness off of it, I have not yet solidified a regular meditation practice for myself. … 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
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! .
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.
#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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