Mindful Monday 03

Posture. Yoga has taught me body awareness which has resulted in improved posture for me. It started on the mat, and has transferred into my daily life. We practice proper posture during tadasana, mountain pose. Knees stacked over ankles, hips stacked over knees, shoulders stacked over hips, ears directly above shoulders. It starts in the yoga class, and continues throughout the day. We also practice … Continue reading Mindful Monday 03

Vegan Backpacking Trip

Long, multi-day hikes that require all necessities including water to be carried in a heavy backpack often leads people to purchase freeze-dried packs of food for the convenience and light-weight. These “convenient” foods are filled with hydrogenated oils, preservatives, additives, and toxic chemicals. It seems counterproductive to consume these toxins on an activity-filled outdoor adventure. Well, turns out that there are many light-weight foods that … Continue reading Vegan Backpacking Trip