Rambling through Portugal and Spain

  Our travels this time around have taken us to Portugal and Spain. We decided to make a couple of stops along the way before arriving to what we planned would be our final destination, Valencia, Spain. We flew into Lisbon, Portugal where we rented a car and drove to our first stop in Sintra. … Continue reading Rambling through Portugal and Spain


My Trip to India

On June 1, 2018 I made my way from my home in Porto, Portugal to Dharamsala, India the home of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for my 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. As soon as my plane landed the atmosphere was electric, chaotic and enchanting. The two hour cab ride from the airport through the … Continue reading My Trip to India

Yoga For The Age Of Transformation

For the past couple of years, I’ve struggled mentally and emotionally with the state of the world and with wondering how as a longtime yoga student and instructor I could contribute to a better world. I started to ask myself some pertinent questions. Namely, ‘How do I expand my practice from the mat into the … Continue reading Yoga For The Age Of Transformation

Small Town That Time Forgot

Aielo de Rugat is sort of like the small town that time forgot in that it remains a very traditional representation of what rural Spain must have been like generations ago. When we first arrived we saw no one out and about the town. It was as if the village was empty or everyone was … Continue reading Small Town That Time Forgot

Juggling Shih-Tzus in Andalucia

After spending 8 days in the cosmopolitan city of Sintra, Portugal we took our traveling circus on the road for a brief 2 day visit to the Algarve region of Portugal before embarking across the wide expanse of Andalucia enroute to what we thought would be our final destination of Valencia on the eastern Mediterranean … Continue reading Juggling Shih-Tzus in Andalucia

Chair Yoga In A Whole New Way

My travels continue to take me to new levels in my yoga practice.  I made my way to Xativa, Valencia, Spain on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 for a yoga class at Metodo Buddhi Yoga.  I was actually on my way to a different location when I came upon this studio and something told me I … Continue reading Chair Yoga In A Whole New Way

Yoga In Javea

The next stop for my yoga fix lead me to the small city of Javea, Spain where I took a yoga class with teacher and owner Magali Fradet from Javea Yoga ( Magali had a very warm and welcoming way about her. She listened very attentively to the strange Americans visiting her studio and spoke … Continue reading Yoga In Javea

Learning To Be A Student Again

Friday, September 29, 2017 I took a yoga class today with Carlos Rui Ferreira from CPYoga in Lisbon, Portugal. My first time taking a class outside of the USA and after a year and a half of teaching and running my own yoga studio in Vermont. As my body ached and I found myself struggling … Continue reading Learning To Be A Student Again