Mother Love

We collectively are being steeped in mother love.  Be it mother love from Mother Nature, a maternal mother loving you unconditionally, or feeling the feminine unconditional love of a friend looking you in the eyes and really seeing you, each of us is being held here on this planet together.  Earth Day just passed and [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:01:24+00:00 May 4th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Gathering Words

When my first son was born, a dear friend gave us a lovely book called Frederick by Leo Lionni. The sweet children’s book tells the tale of field mice working through the fall to gather supplies for the winter. The majority of the mice gather seeds, grasses, and literally the nuts (and bolts) as supplies [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:01:43+00:00 April 4th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Student Highlight: Amy Amoroso

1. HOW DID YOU FIND YOUR WAY TO YOGA? When I moved to Portland ten years ago, a friend at work started doing yoga during the lunch hour. At that time, I was jogging about four mornings a week for exercise and I knew I needed to be better about stretching. I decided to do yoga [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:01:47+00:00 March 29th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Let Love Reign

What would our world look like if our energies were focused on LOVE over fear?  What would our world feel like if everyone was given equal respect, rights, and compassion?  The Buddha once said, “All that we are is a result of what we have thought.  The mind is everything.  What we think we become.” [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:01:57+00:00 February 1st, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

New Year’s Evolution

Sunday marked the transition into the new year.  The calendar year changing provides many an entry way to set new goals, visions, and dreams for the days and months that lay ahead.  Visions of finally picking up that hobby you have been dreaming of for years (insert hobby here… playing guitar, learning another language, sewing, [...]

By | 2017-01-04T19:54:11+00:00 January 4th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

The Gift of your own presence…

The season of giving is upon us.  Mother Teresa once said, “It is not how much we give, but how much LOVE we put into giving.”  We can easily make mindless purchases and give without much thought and care - gadgets, trinkets, jewels, sweaters, books, or even our time, energy, and donations.  What would the [...]

By | 2016-12-02T16:10:07+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Student Highlight: Stephanie Cabot

Stephanie is the owner of Rêve Cycling Studio. Her goal is to provide an urban escape for riders in the middle of Portland. Motivated by the relaxed and refreshed mind/body experience that a good cycling workout provides, she wants all of her riders to experience this with her same enthusiasm. She lives in Portland, Maine [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:19+00:00 November 30th, 2016|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Homemade Spiced Tea

Have you enjoyed a cup of our chai tea at the studio yet? It warms your belly and helps that centered, connected feeling you get after a great yoga class last just a little bit longer. Want to make some at home? Try this recipe: Homemade Spiced Tea Makes one gallon. Ingredients: 4 quarts water [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:37+00:00 November 1st, 2016|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

BOO Candy Recipe

  How are you transitioning into Fall? It's important to maintain our health during the changing of the seasons, especially since it can sneak up on us and the next thing we know we've got low energy and a runny nose. Around my house we make something called Boo Candy. Take several spoonfuls daily when [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:02:41+00:00 October 5th, 2016|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments