My Thoughts On A New Beginning

Hello friends! I haven’t been here much, and I probably will continue to be mostly unpredictable and transient because…well, because truly, I’m LIVING my life in real person and spending less time on the internet in general. This isn’t really […]

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A Mystical Mama Success!

I just returned from the heart of Guatemala, where Gabriella and I enjoyed guiding the first Mystical Mama Prenatal Yoga teacher training. For 9 nights and 10 days, we explored breath and movement, opened vulnerable stories, shared ritual and ceremony […]

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Unconventional Motherhood – Q & A Time

Hi Mara! I remember you posted on fb a while back that you didn’t appreciate some particular family members criticizing your children and how they dressed and played.  I loved that post!  I really loved how unapologetic you were and […]

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Join Our Renegade Book Club!

A good book transports you though time and space. Page by page, your mind expands. By the end of the book, you yourself are changed. Do you ever find yourself reading an inspiring line or paragraph, put the book down […]

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An Encounter With The Gunman

The Other Side of Adventure: Dark Days of Travel I’m not sure what happened when we embarked on an eight month journey through Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. It was to be the trip of a lifetime, one […]

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Prenatal Yoga Film

This is a beautiful piece done by Rena Thomas, my dear friend who was such an integral part of my pregnancy and birth journey with Selah. She captures the essence of my practice, in these days before I began the […]

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Help! I Want To Wean My Toddler

Well hello, friends!  Let me make a comeback into the blogosphere by talking about full term breastfeeding because, well, what’s the point of dancing around heated topics? But before I do that, let me just say that it’s good to […]

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Selah’s Birth, With Photos

{photos taken by Alison Capstick and Rena Thomas} Fully embracing my sensuality in the soft light of the blue winter dusk, I rocked and undulated in the warm water of the birth pool, holding tight to the firm inner handles. […]

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Becoming A Yoga Teacher in Another Country

{by Kelsey Rydberg} I learned a couple of really important things while taking my YTT (Yoga Teacher Training) in a beautiful tropic paradise, a beautiful ‘third world’ country. I recently completed Yoga Renegade’s 200hr program in Dominican Republic. One of […]

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How To Maintain Routine on the Road

Photo cred: Laura Magnifico @holisticfamilytravels   The beauty of travel is that it offers respite from the everyday conundrum of repetition. Routine is grounding but the redundancy of carrying out soul numbing tasks is a kill joy. Finding balance between […]

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Transformation Through Loss

The title for this blog was given to me. In a total voodoo weird out of this world type of way. Except it wasn’t really for this blog post, it was for a future book Universe tells me I’m supposedly […]

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7 Ways To Celebrate The Autumn Equinox

In my books, it takes days to celebrate a momentous event! The Autumn Equinox deserves at least a week or two, especially with the scattered and emotional Vata nature of this time of year. I rang in the turn of […]

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How To Rock Your 4th Trimester

Yes. A Mama who takes her postpartum health seriously, IS a rebel. In this culture where we glorify busy and reward burnout, a self serving mother is forced to justify her rightful position as Goddess, while protecting her new cub […]

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How To Choose Your Yoga To Fit Your Dosha

Have you ever taken a Vinyasa flow class at 7pm at night that left you buzzing and unable to sleep? Or perhaps you’ve left a hot yoga class feeling so irritated, and full of fire that you could lash out at the first person you […]

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3 Easy Ways to Balance Your Dosha

According to Ayurveda we are all made up of unique proportions of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These are the Doshas, the three basic types of energy or functional principles that are present in everyone and everything. For more about the […]

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