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Los Angeles Events: The Best of September 2017

  Join LA Yoga at the best Los Angeles events for September 2017.   Los Angeles Events: Classes and Workshops Accessible Yoga   Learn how to make classes welcoming to everyone and to approach students in a trauma-informed way with Accessible Yoga Founder Jivana Heyman. Details 7-10 Sep 9am-5pm $550 Spiral Path Yoga, 3115 Foothill [...]

Heirloom Tomato Soup Savoring End-of-Summer Veggies

  We can encourage physical—and mental—balance by adding lots of fresh produce into your diet. At the end of the summer just before fall, we can enjoy seasonal heirloom tomato, zucchini, and sweet corn.   Heirloom Tomatoes We may have a preconceived notion of the perfect red beefsteak tomato: round, smooth, with consistent coloring. In [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

The Benevolent Consciousness of Reishi Mushroom: Spiritual Perception, Enhanced Immunity and the Energy of the Heart

  Reishi is a tree fungus that is highly revered throughout the history of Asian herbalism. Its Japanese name, reishi, is most commonly used. In China it is called lingzhi, and the Vietnamese name is linh chi; all of which mean “soul/spirit mushroom” or “supernatural mushroom.” Reishi is said to support a long, vibrant and [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|ayurvedic food|0 Comments

Find Your True Fork at Wanderlust Hollywood

  Yoga, traditionally an intimate teacher/student relationship, has increasingly become a communal experience as well a personal practice.  Studios, as community centers, are a place to learn more about yourself and the world. Wanderlust Hollywood’s is one of these congregating places for people with the same values. The studio owners’ intention is to carry the [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Pro Tips for Your Summer BBQ Grilled Veggies and Fruits

Summer is the season for outdoor cooking. With everything available at the farmer’s markets, it’s the perfect time to fire up your creativity and try grilling a wide array of fruits and veggies. Whether you are a grilling aficionado or novice, try incorporating some of these suggestions for grilled veggies and fruits to create a [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

Uuni provides a portable option for wood-fired pizza

When it comes to cooking outdoors and backyard BBQs, pizza may not be the first menu item on your mind. Why not? Well, it’s a bit of a commitment to install a wood-fired pizza oven in an outdoor kitchen and most of the current grilling options can be hit or miss. Enter Uuni’s portable wood-fired [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Kitchen Tools|0 Comments

Cast Iron Cooking

Photo Courtesy of Lodge Manufacturing The fire crackles as firelight dances on the wall behind me, while snow softly falls outside of our old Maine farmhouse. The faint smell of wood smoke mixes with the aroma of mulled cider, roasting cranberries, and corn chowder slowly cooking over an open fire in a variety [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

Most Popular Kombucha Brands

Kombucha on Tap (GT's) photographed by Jeff Skeirik (Rawtographer) at Set and Flow Yoga in Hollywood, CA. Refrigerator cases in retail locations from Whole Foods to convenience stores are becoming increasingly filled with glass bottles of this probiotic brew. One of the first brands to make a splash on the scene was Los [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Cooking with Herbs: Oregano, Rosemary, and Thyme

Cooking with fresh herbs can help warm us from the inside, which is particularly helpful in on damp, rainy days, or in the midst of the early spring season. Fresh herbs can make what we think of as comfort foods more easily digestible and actually comfortable for the body, and not only our cravings. According [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

All About Kombucha

GT's Synergy Kombucha photographed by Jeff Skeirik at Set and Flow Yoga The Intel on Kombucha: How to Brew, How to Buy, and How to Mix So you visited your friend over the holidays and in their kitchen you saw this strange looking floating alien in a jar of liquid. Are they harboring [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments