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Baby Bump Watch – Part Deux

Here we go again. Another soul ready to join our family. Welcome little one!

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Bahama Mama

Back to the Sivananda Yoga Retreat in Bahamas one year later. Last Year: 6 months pregnant. This Year: 8 month old baby!

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Baby Yoga

Babies do yoga poses naturally. Here are just a few of them at 5 months old. Locust (Variation): Cobra: “King” Cobra: Butterfly: Forward Bend: Happy Baby: Boat: Savasana:  

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What is “Namaste”?

I just found out that a friend of mine who I haven’t seen in years is going through a very challenging part of her life. So I thought I would spend some time meditating on her and sending her light and love. I started by calling to attention a warm feeling of joy. Then, I […]

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Ram Vakkalanka Albums and Classes

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a long time. I wanted to introduce you to one of the treasures I’ve found here in Toronto – Vedic Scholar and Nada Yogi, Ram Vakkalanka. During my pregnancy, I listened often to Ram Vakkalanka’s “Voice of Veda” album and found it very powerful. Now it continues […]

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Yoga Mama – From birth to 2 months

Arjun has arrived! Here he is a few days after his birth, remarkably, already practicing mudras and padmasana 🙂 Yoga served me well in birth. At 1pm on June 19, I posted this on my facebook: “Doing a group meditation starting at 1pm today for our soon to be born son. If you have a […]

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Pregnancy Yoga Photos – Series 3

Photography by David Larsen Here’s the third series of yoga photos taken by our wonderful photographer friend, David Larsen. You can see more of his work at http://www.photographybydavidlarsen.com/. Please note, these are the raw photos. Dave hasn’t worked any magic on them, other than the magic of taking the photos. I’m also grateful to Celeste […]

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Pregnancy Yoga Photos – Series 2

Photography by David Larsen Here’s the second series of yoga photos taken by our wonderful photographer friend, David Larsen. You can see more of his work at http://www.photographybydavidlarsen.com/. Please note, these are the raw photos. Dave hasn’t worked any magic on them, other than the magic of taking the photos. I’m also very grateful to […]

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Pregnancy Yoga Family Photos – Series 1

Photography by David Larsen Here’s the first series of yoga photos taken by our wonderful photographer friend, David Larsen. You can see more of his work at http://www.photographybydavidlarsen.com/. Please note, these are the raw photos. Dave hasn’t worked any magic on them, other than the magic of taking the photos. In a few cases I […]

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Pregnancy Yoga – headstand without hands

Here’s me doing headstand without hands pre-pregnancy… And here we are in headstand without hands  – for two! Ha! Definitely less graceful, but still possible for a split second!  

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