Tag Archives: yoga

Baja Magic: Flow and Shine Yoga Retreat

  by: Organic Contessa Experience true Gypset style in Todos Santos at the charming Flora Del Mar. {Exclusive Offer to our Community: 10% OFF List Price if booked by 2/21, see below for details} Flow and Shine on the Pacific Coast this March with renowned teachers Bhavani Noel & Organic Contessa Liv Well Editor, Michelle […]

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Staying Cool; by Organic Contessa

  Ayurveda has been an interest of mine for many years – as far back as 1999/2000 when I worked in an Aveda lifestyle store and was surrounded by their approach in incorporating this centuries old way of medicine and herbal remedies into their personal care line. The science behind Ayurveda still keeps me captive […]

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Yoga For Kids; by Organic Contessa {An Indigo+Sage Collaboration}

“Some of the most important lessons kids learn happen at a desk … some happen on a yoga mat” ~ Bent On Learning Recently I had the honour of being asked by someone I admire and adore, Melanie Martin, to contribute an article for her amazing parenting blog;  Indigo+Sage on Yoga for Kids. The article […]

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Organic Feature: Fed By Threads – Setting the Standard in Eco-Conscious Fashion by Organic Contessa

  It’s been awhile since I last featured an ethical & eco-conscious fashion label, you may remember my post on dear friend and fellow eco-beauty; Natasha Gindin and her brand LAVUK. Well this week our “organic spotlight” is on a new company that has my heart all a flutter; Fed By Threads. I first learned […]

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Spring Wellness (Part 1) How Detoxing Helps Our Bodies, Skin & Well-Being by Organic Contessa

  In case you you missed my feature on Living Green Magazine – catch the full piece here! We are constantly exposed to pollution and toxins through the air we breathe, foods we eat, water we drink and products we use on our skin and in our homes.  Being mindful of what we feed our bodies, inside […]

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‘The Invitation, A New Year’s Reflection’ by Organic Contessa

“IT DOESN’T INTEREST ME WHAT YOU DO FOR A LIVING. I want to know what you ache for and of you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the […]

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‘Morocco, A Trip Never To Be Forgotten’ by Organic Contessa

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~  Jawaharal Nehru In September 2012 one of my soul sisters, Britta Aragon, and I embarked on what was to be a […]

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Organic Contessa’s 2012 Green Holiday Gift Guide Part #1

  It’s the most wonderful time of year again! This is the season for hustling about, epicurean feasts, festive moments with loved ones and yet as well….the proverbial “to-do” list.  So to prove all that’s merry is bright and amp up your winter happiness level or to blast away the blahs, or bah humbugs for […]

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Contributing Editor, Michelle Barge reviews ‘Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series’ by Nikki Vilella & Emily Stone

  A Dynamic Entry into the Yoga Market Place — ‘Visvamitrasana: Vol. 1 of the Sage Series‘ The Most Challenging Poses Deconstructed with Love, Intelligence and Vision According to the Founder of Inflextion and Publisher, Jake Laub:       Visvamitrasana: Volume 1 of the Sage Series        is an interactive, audio/video e-book that […]

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‘The Natural Pantry-Fresh Bites {Morocco}’ by Organic Contessa

  “Cooking should be like love; entered into with reckless abandon or not at all“ Oh, have I got some exciting culinary goodness for you this week! Recently I embarked on a trip with a dear friend, Britta Aragon, to Morocco. Morocco has been a “must-travel-to” destination that has been patiently sitting at the the […]

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