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A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

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Do you view things, people, situations from different perspectives or no?

Good and Bad are just different perspectives.  The truth is nothing.

     –  Bhavesh Chhatbar

Remember, perspective can cause 2 people to look at the same thing and see 2 totally different things.

     –  Gail Lynne Goodwin

Sometimes the only reason for us to be somewhere else is to see things from a different perspective!

     –  Leila Summers

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.

 

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Ana – One of the Yogi’s from Why We do Yoga book

I was in Yoga class yesterday with the awesome Ana from the Drishti Centre in Mexico and she used the analogy of comparing Photography with Yoga – interesting concept.

Lets take a different perspective even outside the class in every day life and situations.

 

If for example, on my camera I only use a 50mm lens – then I tend to miss out on much.  I either need possibly a macro lens for close ups to really get a better picture of what I am seeing or a telephoto so I can get like a bird’s eye view of things and no so much detail.

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Street in New Orleans

Purposely for a few years I went and got several Prime lenses – 35mm (wide angle) 50mm (every day) and an 85mm lens (good for portraits) – I still had my telephoto lenses but I focused on using these as if I wanted to really see or get a different photo aka perspective I had to move around – I had to be willing to be flexible and try and see things differently.

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Close up – Different Perspective

Yes one can stand there with their zoom lens and zoom in and out but they don’t have to move their body so it’s not as effective as truly looking with your eyes and moving around to get different views.

Since travelling I use one lens – yet since using Primes a few years ago I move my body still to get different angels, different lighting and I have even laid down to get a shot or climbed a tree – I am willing to be flexible.

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Close up Perspective

In Yoga classes – I can go to 4 classes of Ana’s a week and I never get the same class – sometimes Yin with Yang mixed in, sometimes Hatha, even Vinyasa – and it all helps me to be present in the moment, surrender and be open and they are always awesome classes – sometimes easy and other times kick ass!

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Wider Perspective Can be Good

What is your perspective on things – could it be more open? Flexible? Not only in life yet also with Yoga – don’t come to conclusions or judgments – life flows better that way!!

Great article on Yoga and DNA which I am diving deeper into – boy have they kept much from us!!

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Looking Through Different Lens (eyes) with Different Filters Can be Fun!!

Stay bendy and healthy in many ways!!

Jodi

xo

PS Have you checked out Why We do Yoga with over 60 Yogi’s on Amazon or e-book.

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Leah in Sayulita, Mexico – a Yogi in Why We do Yoga

Uranta is Now in North America!!

Uranta

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Me in My Uranta Clothing!

Chances are if you are reading this and you live anywhere in North America you haven’t heard of Uranta…….yet!!

If you know me or have been following me then you know what I put in and on my body in all forms is important – healthy!

So…….what is Uranta? (if you are shopping from the USA – you can switch that to reflect in the upper right hand corner)

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Uranta – Different backs on many tops

Uranta is beautiful clothing – made out of natural fibres, comfortable, beautifully designed with amazing owners.  Since finding Uranta I practically live in the clothes!!

The prices are awesome BUT the best part is this co helps employ single moms and people in the community – which desperately needs it.  Also, as I mentioned in an earlier post Uranta started the drumming project for Gr’s 1 – 8 at one school and are hoping to branch out to several more schools – so 7% of every sale goes to this project – BIG Win Win!!

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I am so usd to being on the other side of the camera lol

You can order directly through this link – yes it’s affiliate and if you want to become an affiliate and carry these great clothes in your Yoga studio, spa, healing clinic, store or out of you home in North America you can do that now!!

You can find out how they are helping the environment here.

Stitches that Matter Drumming Project here.

Womens and Mens clothing!

Join the Tribe here.

Your body is going to love this!!

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Uranta – Photo Credits: Dave Catt

Please feel free to reach out with any questions.

Uranta – handmade with Love – Mindful Clothing!!

Namaste

Jodi

xo

 

 

 

Cleansing

Cleansing

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I Surrendered – Photo by Sandra Wagman

It’s been a little bit since I posted, I actually have been doing some cleansing – physically, emotionally and therefore spiritually as well.

I went down to Florida for 2 weeks and while I was there, everything I ate felt like 3 bagels in the stomach – so my digestion was off and so was my elimination – it didn’t feel good.  No matter what I ate – or did (as in exercise) it didn’t help.

Not are what it was, I have a feeling it could have been the  GMO’s I am not used to and completely forgot my Biome (from Purium that combos Gylphosate and GMO’s in the stomach) as I don’t need it in Mexico – I will certainly bring it next time!!

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It Can Seem Hard so You Keep Looking Back Photo Credit – Sandra Wagman

So when I returned to Mexico I just knew it was time for a spring cleanse, I felt out of sorts, bloated, grumpy a tad and tired – your body gives you clues when things are off.  Since I know when one cleanses, it’s also an emotional detox – lets go big or stay home – I was ready!!

I have a book I bought a few years ago from Markus Rothkranz – heal Yourself and decided to do a 5 day cleanse but 3 day intense – water only with enemas (fast way to get toxins out and clean the colon)and showers – ok I cheated on those days I also did one green drink a day.  (again another Purium product one of my fav’s Green Spectrum – handy when juicing is not an option).  I also create structured water now in my Vitamix – very easy to do – magnets and water on for a couple of mins – it’s awesome!

A couple of days leading up and after were totally raw foods and very little – fruit and veggies only. It may seem hard once you start yet if you just take each moment, each day at a time – in moments it may seem hard yet when you focus on the end goal it helps to keep you moving forward knowing there’s always light at the end of the tunnel.

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There is Always Light When One Looks for It & it turns out to be even Better than Imagined!

I also did Yoga and breath work very day – Yoga and breathing are great tools for anyone who suffers from Emotional Eating especially Yin Yoga – it slows you down, you feel your body therefore you are in it and it helps to connect you with your breath allowing you to be present – it gets one out of their heads.

Wow what a difference – I felt so good at the end – I listened to my body if it wanted down time but to be honest it kept feeling more energized – probably because of incorporating enemas and I was also doing emotional clearing on things that came up or things in my past I had no resolved.

Lighter, freer, happier, calmer and more clarity of thinking  – oh my the things that have been coming to me is amazing!!

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Energy & Strength for doing Yoga Photo Credit Cherry Bombs

My intuition is picking up so is my creativity again. 🙂

I know it’s still winter where some of you may be yet when spring is really finally there I highly recommend a spring cleaning – your body will love you for it – it’s like a spring cleaning for the house, car or garden!!

A couple of things that I am adding in more and more of is Probiotics – my favs are raw sauerkraut – easy to mix into salads, guacamole, or on the side, Kombucha – yummy and I’ve just started with kefir water and am experimenting with coconut – I’ll keep you posted.

Here is an amazing video by Sasha Stone – The Death of Mortality – you will want to watch!!

Happy to be back  as I have much to share – as once you go down the rabbit hole you have to keep going!!

The movie The Matrix gave us a lot of clues.

The Magic and Miracles are starting!!

Jodi

xo

PS – $50 Gift Card for Purium Products – I use and share these because of the quality! Gift card code is eatinghealthy – shop here.

Struggle with Emotional Eating?? 21 Days Food & You will help you break free!

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All Bodies Need Cleaning – What My Tummy Felt Like

Atabal Drumming Project

Atabal Drumming Project

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Atabal Drumming Project

Since staying in the Ajijic area of Mexico I have had the chance the meet some amazing people by being part of the Yoga community and getting out to some events and meeting people.  Through the Drishti Center and Ana (an awesome teacher and connector) my name got passed on to meet with Lucia owner of Uranta along side her partner Ian for the project (two more amazing people with great projects on the go and  connectors too).

 

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Opening Drumming Project wtht Yoga for the Adults – Drishti Center

Opening the Atabal Drumming Project with a Yoga class to Drumming as amazing for the adults to experience the beat of the drums at the Drishti Center.

 

‘Yoga and drumming share the attributes of oneness and the ability to heal and inspire the heart and soul to reach new heights.’

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The Teachers with Ron Cross

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Ron Cross

 

 

Followed by a week of teaching the teachers ( who I believe most are musicians and very talented and beautiful beings!) from the school where the project is starting –  Drumming with Ron Cross from Canada teaching them. Ron has been teaching kids drumming and teachers for more than 20 years – it’s in his blood to wake people up to the power of the drum!!

 

 

 

I got to join in with the teachers playing some – I have not picked up my drum in a few years – made me realize how much I missed it – gave it up when I started doing massage – I needed softer hands!! 🙂 Yet I have participated in drum circles especially in Vancouver on second beach Tuesday evenings in the summer – dancing in the sand listening to the heart beat of Gaia – Mother Earth – what an incredible feeling!!

 

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Drumming Circle at the school

That is part of the reason Lucia through Atabal  started this project (you can read more on this link on the Uranta website).  A program designed to inspire dreams, community spirit, and self confidence is the basis of this project.

 

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Drumming Project

Drumming goes way deeper than beating a drum – anyone who has been involved with drumming whether it’s the actual drumming part, dancing, listening or in one of many healing circles it has huge impact more  energetically, emotionally, spiritually and psychologically than one may realize.

 

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The Joy!!!

 

With children of a third world country possibly even more so.

Why do I share this?

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Kids Having Fun

 

I’ve had the privilege of being able to shoot photos of the first round of Gr 1 to Gr 6 students and watch their faces, see the excitement and hear how in even 1 hour they take to it fast and are enjoying it.

It was hard for me to pick photos for this post – as there were so many good ones of the kids to choose from!

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The Joy on their faces says it all!!

What doors could that open?

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Kids of all ages!!

 

Especially in the imagination where there are infinite possibilites.

Could make a huge difference on the future of that child – how they think, act, feel and therefore live.

Are you able to help or contribute?

You bet!!!

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Building Confidence & Community

It has been set up to  be funded through Uranta – this also is exciting! I love these clothes – Lucia is creative and wanted clothing that was unique, comfy and very versatile – she did well.  Maybe you do Yoga, maybe not – but you can wear many items can be worn a few different ways, or layered.  I brought many pieces here to Sayulita where I am now for a bit and everything was wrinkly – within a short time the wrinkles were gone :).

By purchasing some Uranta clothing 7% of all sales go to the Atabal Drumming Project BUT also it helps employs single moms who earn a living wage here – which is also another project of Uranta!! So you are helping in many ways by purchasing Uranta!!  Yes they ship throughout NA and Mexico!!

 

(Soon they will be releasing an affiliate side as in like a week or two expanding into Canada and USA – please contact me if this is of interest!!)

 

Since being in Mexico for the last 10  months I see many big differences between Canada, USA and Mexico – your purchases therefore contributions will be greatly appreciated and will help many children and single moms!!

With much Gratitude

Jodi

 

PS Here is the link for the Atabal project with more info.

Also a pic of me in my Uranta!! and there are no affiliate links in this post!! 🙂

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Uranta Clothing

 

 

My Soul Wanted Growth

My Soul Wanted Growth

My Soul Wanted Growth……..have you ever been in a situation that maybe didn’t make sense to you at the time but looking back on it later the clarity is more vivid?

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Yes Yoga especially Yin has been a big part of my healing and growth

 

In December when I came down to Mexico to house sit, in the first 2 weeks I was here I had to 2 scenarios that altered my life, my direction I was going and honestly brought me to my knees.

I was in Mexico – didn’t know a soul, couldn’t speak the language and had to start going within, quieting the mind chatter, letting myself cry and feel the emotions I needed to (that is an upcoming post that I can’t wait to share how to move emotions through the body!!) – so interesting looking back how events unfolded (no matter how shitty they were) so I could truly step up!!

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Ever get stuck in a prickly bush????

Plus I had some very amazing friends that held space for me even if it was over the phone – support network is good too – you guys know who you are and I am so grateful for you all!! xoxo

Things like that happen – whether emotionally or physically – yes even physically when we truly aren’t listening, paying attention or on the wrong path or we have distorted views – which most of us do or we would be enlightened.  It’s our Souls way of saying Wake up!!

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Oldest Bar in New Orleans – oh if those walls could talk!!!

For many of us, myself included – it’s easy to take the victim role and tell our ‘story’ over and over and  ask questions like Why did this happen to me? What’s wrong with me? etc

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Who wants to stay locked up in the past??? There is only NOW.

We don’t want to stay locked up in the past or old ways of being!

As we move along the path of becoming more Conscious and therefore taking responsibility for everything that happens in our life – cause after all we ARE the Creators of our lives – but we have been taught, programmed, dumbed down and lied to that we really aren’t in control and things just happen.

Bull shit!! 🙂

Thank goodness that Science is evolving and bridging with it Spirituality and yes crap doesn’t just happen to us – we create it into physical form from our thoughts, feelings and beliefs.  Hard do swallow sometimes I know.  Trust me I know, yet if everything is energy (and it is) and vibrates at different frequencies it shows us that we can and need to take responsibility IF we want different things, feelings and people inner lives.

When we take responsibility we ask different questions, we look at things, situations and people in our life as a reflection of our thoughts and beliefs – Nassim Haramein has shared his documented studies in the Connected Universe – I highly recommend watching it.  Bruce Lipton, Gregg Braden and Dr. Joe Dispenza also have some amazing studies, facts and new ways of thinking AND being – I have learned lots!

With that being said, I have been diving in and out of Quantum Physics etc for a couple of years but couldn’t fully embody it.  When these events happened I knew I had to dive in and ask myself what was being reflected back to me and honestly be open to seeing things about myself I couldn’t or didn’t want to before!

What kind of energy was I vibrating (feeling), what were my thoughts, beliefs, patterns and how did I truly feel about myself.

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Big Step Forward

I wanted to take a BIG leap forward! 🙂

I didn’t want to stay stuck and to keep telling the same story I wanted to move the energy!

I’ll be honest, wasn’t always easy – there were moments where I just wanted to go to the mall shopping (escaping some pain, going unconscious :)) and not deal with it but I knew the more I pushed through the layers of BS I would come out lighter and have more of me – the true authentic me.  It didn’t happen over night and I had to go through and re-experience some of it to truly embody the lessons and go deeper within.

Oh my!!!! The payoff has been worth it all.

Our true self is the essence of unconditional love, pure joy, bliss and gratitude – all the other things are just big fat fucking lies we tell ourselves from the stories we have created or have happened to us.

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Higher Vibe Living and Being

Feeling the love even on a bad hair day with no make up – is also being vulnerable and authentic!

Growth is not always easy but I feel it’s worth every moment as when you are re-claiming more of you, living truly authentic, having much love for self and others, raising your vibration which allows for more consciousness.

Words cannot describe it at all – one has to experience it!

It’s NOT about being perfect – what is perfect? Who is perfect? Let go there is NO getting it right only evolution!

My world has opened up, new people and experiences have been coming in that have been amazing, my awareness has increased and my new path has been lit up – I can’t wait to share more (it’s like I am getting downloads ) as the world needs us to step into our true authentic selves and be the light and way showers for others – the more we do this is we re-claim our power and  self love then changes can be made here on planet earth like crazy!!

Know that whatever you are going through it’s only temporary and things can change fast – ask yourself better questions, what lesson can you learn, what do you need to see and how can you be more truthful with yourself – about ALL aspects of self.

We’ve all created stories, patterns and beliefs from our parents, teachers and society – not to make anyone wrong as everyone is doing the best they can but it’s time to tell different, more empowering, loving and intentional stories!

I will be sharing more tools, inspiration, thoughts and my journey AND reviving the Raw, Naked and Beautiful Project – Real, Authentic and Whole!!

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When you embrace more of YOU – it’s very freeing!!

It’s time for many of us to step into ourselves and the lives we truly desire to live and create as it all starts within!!

I am so Grateful my Soul Wanted Growth – does yours?

Create a fantastic day!!!

Jodi

xo

 

 

Raising Your Vibration

Raising Your Vibration

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Raising Your Vibration

What does raising your vibration mean to begin with!?

Everything is Energy – Science is proving that, Quantum Physics is proving that – from the chair you sit in, to the plate you eat off, the kind of food you do eat, the thoughts you think and the feelings you feel.

When we are in an emotional state – whether that be anger, frustration, love, joy, or gratitude as examples, they all have a different vibration.  Just like a Twinkie does to a Green Salad or a chair to a table, anger vs love – they are all different.  Some are denser than others 🙂

From Wikipedia

What is Vibration – a person’s emotional state, the atmosphere of a place, or the associations of an object, as communicated to and felt by others.

Now we do know that Love, Gratitude and Joy are higher vibrations – it’s been proven.

How does one get there if it’s not  a common state of being, have been having more crappy days than great days, dealing with a ton of stress or something along those lines so you just aren’t in a place of a higher vibrational state of being!

I want to share an exercise I did before and I did again last night – what an experience both times.

Last night I did it while I was doing Yin Yoga – so a 90 min session and I was listening to Bentinho Massaro doing some guided meditations of basically raising your state. (you can find him on Youtube – cool dude)  his exercise that I did before is really for at least 10 seconds for every minute think and feel amazing things about you, your life, your body, your being for 2 hours – set a timer and go – when I did it I couldn’t believe how fast the time went and how good I felt.

So through holding a Yoga pose (you don’t have to do Yin Yoga during this at all  – I just chose to – just don’t let yourself be distracted be fully present yet relaxed).  I kept my focus on my breath – nice long and deep breathing and keep engaging in feeling different feelings to start training my body to embody them more often – love, gratitude, excitement, creativity, empowerment, abundance, courage etc

I felt like for awhile I was almost in an altered state – it felt friggin awesome!!

Sometimes the simple things of slowing down, being present connecting with out breath, getting out of our mind and learning to embody new ways of feeling can be life changing – everything is energy and energy is powerful……..when used correctly!!  We can create more by doing that then running around being busy trying to do, do, do.

We are walking antenna’s that helps to find tune the station better and to adjust to a better station or a station more in tuned to who you truly be!!

The process is meditative and in this short video Dr Joe Dispenza explains what is’ like to be incoherent and then coherent with the brainwaves and the heart – big difference in the body and health and connecting with the Field – of Infinite Possibilities.

The more we are connected with our selves and true nature this becomes much easier, we are lighter, freer,  more in the flow and having magic happen all around us!

Enjoy

Jodi

xo

 

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga

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Stacey – Yin Teacher in Sayulita Mexico

Have you ever tried a Yin Yoga class?

Years ago there you would have never found me doing a Yin class – but that is when I probably needed it the most.

I was always busy doing something and on the go.  I did a lot in my day, I was busy doing and going and my work outs at the time were somewhat a physical work out – probably just to keep up with my mind!!

We live in a fast paced world now that keeps us busy doing things, going places or occupied by technology.

Many people have a hard time just sitting and doing nothing.  I know  – I was one of them!!

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Siting Still Photo Credit Sandra Wagman

It wasn’t until my body said enough and I had to slow down.  At that time even doing regular Yoga was hard for awhile.

Then I tried Yin – my body loved it and it allowed me to connect more withy breath, be in the moment and become aware of how my mind kept busy – good god was it busy!!

This year I have been doing much more Yin Yoga and my body is loving it – I can’t believe how good I feel after.  Yin is where you hold poses for 2 – 7 mins and slowly go to your edge – it’s not about going deep right away but breathing into it.  Talk about learning to be present AND in the body!

In our fast paced world and also where we have so many distractions that can keep us from really truly feeling our feelings – like food, alcohol, technology etc Yin is a great add on.  Holding a pose is not always easy – most are on the floor, it’s learning to not be in the ego and push too hard too fast and also learning to be with emotions that come up as inYin a lot will be released and just witnessing the emotions (energy in motion) and learning to breath through them so they can leave the body – we hold much old trapped emotions, trauma etc in our bodies.

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Ana – Drishti Center

Last night I had the privilege of being in Ana’s Yin class at the Drishti Centre in Ajijic Mexico – Ana is in the book Why We do Yoga – she is such a beautiful person and her teaching style is amazing.  She is inspirational, knowledgable deeply in Yoga, makes it fun, has great facial expressions for letting us know not to take it too seriously and a beautiful studio!

Yin has been around for awhile and what I have found out about Yin Yoga is that it is great for anyone who has had addictions, struggles with food and emotional eating, tiredness,  feeling over-stimulated, when your energy is too erratic or if your mind is overactive.

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Ana – Drishti Center

I love doing it in the evenings – it sets the stage for a great nights sleep!

Give Yin a try and I would love to hear what you think!

Thanks for stopping by

Jodi

xo

 

Why We do Yoga is Now on Amazon

Why We do Yoga is Now on Amazon

 

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Why We do Yoga – Jessica Lusk

It’s true!  Why We Do Yoga is now available on Amazon kindle.  Later this year it will be out in hard copy and it’s also available on my site in ebook fashion!

My intention behind this book was to create great awareness of why we do, you do, one does Yoga.

I know for myself it has transformed over the years and I don’t think I truly came to the mat with the right intention, space or even attitude as I was a busy person and doing, doing, doing.  I wanted to truly get into a meditative state as I knew intuitively I needed it yet couldn’t get there.

As I have also shared it was such an honour to meet many of these Yogi’s, photograph them, talk with them, share stories or converse via email for ones further away – I have been touched by them all at a deep level.

How they shared their why’s and the pose they have chosen goes beyonds words – I keep hearing it’s touching people on a deeper level and opening their eyes up or wanting to go to the mat and go deeper in their practice or even start one!!

The first person who read the book and called me was the impact I was hoping this book would have – it made it all worth it even if it only touches one person!!

Yet I know it will touch many more!!

Here are a few from the book!

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Why We do Yoga – Andrea Lewis

I do yoga to slow down my body and mind. As a type A person I am always on the go – from serving to training and coaching I am always moving my body – and my mind runs a long with it. Inner peace, appreciation and a heightened clarity is what yoga gifts me. Yin/Restorative yoga is my favourite.

Andrea Lewis (aka healthchick)

https://www.movementandmangia.com/

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Why We do Yoga – Gabe Azoulay

Yoga continues to make me feel connected to the world and inspires me to give back as much as I can. Whether sharing the physical benefits with practitioners or the confidence opportunities with aspiring yoga teachers, I feel honored and blessed that I discovered

this practice when I was 19.

Gabriel (GabeYoga) Azoulay

Www.gabeyogacademy.com

Photo Credit:  Adham Sahawneh

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Why We do Yoga – Deb Krejci

Yoga is the only thing that encompasses everything in one form of exercise for me.  It builds muscle, enhances stamina, physical rehabilitation of injuries, and stress reduction to name a few of the important benefits.  Plus, it makes you want to do better.  To be better.  To be the best version of you that you can be.  On and off the mat.  It’s the shit basically.

Debbie Krejci

www.iloveyogamaya.com

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Why We do Yoga – Brian Clements

Yoga for me is my direct relationship with Source or Creator. This connection to source that I find in my breath is the most important, nourishing, self loving act throughout my day. In order for me to enjoy a clear and centered relationship with any one or anything else, my yoga practice is essential.

Robin Clements

www.breathwave.net

Photo Credit: Tomas Rohner

See what I mean!!??

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Why We do Yoga – Yogi Aaron

You will not be disappointed!

Here is the link on Amazon

With much Gratitude

Jodi

xo

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Why We do Yoga – Hana Weinwurm

Why We do Yoga

Why We do Yoga

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Why We do Yoga

Why We do Yoga came to me after a Temazcal one night in Mexico – Mexican sweat load ceremony.

After the ceremony and back home, I was sitting out on the patio in a chair hammock slowly moving around, it was dark and the stars were out, there was a gentle warm breeze on my skin and I could hear the  pounding of the waves in the distance.  Out of nowhere this idea came.

As I was in my teacher training I was asking myself it at a deeper level as well.  For me it started off as a personal journey – and it’s incredible how it fit into my life at the perfect time for what I was moving through.

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Why We do Yoga

When I started doing some research on the internet I knew immediately why this came to me.

The Yoga matt is where many people – mostly women but men too, come to further judge, compare, beat themselves up – not good enough, can’t do that pose, I’m not wearing the right clothing, I’m not thin enough etc

We need to stop this insanity.

This is only a glimpse – my persceptive on why I do Yoga – you will hear many other reasons.

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Why We do Yoga

For me now Yoga has become more – since deepening the connection with myself, my mind, body soul and breath.

Since that moment sitting out that night I started sharing this idea – this book – with other Yogi’s and they kept saying Yes to it, to be part of it!

We all have different journey’s, perspectives, lives, stories, beliefs and awareness and that is why I knew it needed to have as many Yogi’s share as possible.

I have had the incredible privilege to meet some of the most beautiful, amazing, heart centred and present Yogi’s / people since embarking on this project.

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Why We do Yoga

I spent the last several days going through the photos that I have been able to shoot and capture some beautiful moments – for that alone I am honoured.  I have photographed over 50 Yogi’s and I then reached out to others who I knew would be a huge contribution to this book as well yet we were miles away.

Why We do Yoga is a book that will be out first in kindle format very soon like as in May!!

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Why We do Yoga

My wish and hope is that through one of these amazing Yogi’s that a seed will be planted, a deeper understanding or awareness of of why you do do Yoga.

Maybe you don’t do Yoga – yet, maybe you do a little, maybe you do a lot – I promise you there will be something in this book for you!

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Why We do Yoga

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With so much Love, Gratitude and Consciousness

Jodi

 

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Catching Up

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Wow what a crazy few weeks!!

Mercury is in Retrograde and I decided to go back to Canada during this time -flying – travelling not always a great idea as I found out on my way back!  Lets just say I would never fly United Airlines again and letting others know it!!  Rude customer agents and over priced baggage fees!

My time is in Canada and USA was busy – gathering things together to come back down to Mexico for a longer stay, packing up things, visiting friends, playing with my dehydrator and making lots of crackers, cereal and a few other goodies and shooting Yogi’s for the book coming out very soon Why We Do Yoga.

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It’s been an amazing venture to meet and be able to Photograph most of these Yogi’s – words cannot describe it!  I cannot wait to share the photos, the whys and more – it truly has inspired me even deeper – whether you do Yoga or not, or something that moves the body and bring you joy, awareness and a way to connect mind, body and spirit is what is essential.

We have become extremely disconnected and uncaring – I experienced it first hand at the Airport.

Now that I am grounded for a little while in Mexico I will be diving deeper into Yoga, consciousness, awareness, energy, manifesting, real and raw foods and more!.  I have no dehydrator here but I did an amazing deal on a juicer when I got back here and will be experimenting using the sun energy for dehydrating.

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Quiet Time

I’ve already started my sprouts, kombucha and tomorrow will be raw sauerkraut.

Whether it’s food, thoughts, feelings or intentions – it’s all energy and it all matters or will create matter!

I am realizing that people and the world are waking up – we need to – our health and the planet is headed in the wrong direction for many.  It does not have to be hard, boring, confusing or taste bad.

We are powerful creators – we create everything in our lives and we are live beings who need to be eating more live or real foods!

I joke with people now and say – once you take the blue pill and you actually swallow it – life becomes very different!

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Go for Peace as much as possible!

Can’t wait to share.

I hope you are having an amazing day and if not go find something or someone that brings you joy and move more into that vibration!!

Peace, Love & Consciousness

Jodi

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Love heals much!

Creative Forces

Creative Forces

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Creative Forces

 

As my sufferings mounted I soon realized

That there are two ways

In which I could respond to my situation

Either to react with bitterness

Or to seek to transform the suffering

Into a creative force

I decided to follow the latter choice

Martin Luther King Jr

The more you let go of low vibing emotions – the more the Soul can be released and that is when more creative forces happen!!

The Soul only knows the vibration of love!!

Love

Jodi

PS – 21 Days – Food & You – has been released, Why We do Yoga and Raw, Naked and Beautiful will be out shortly – change your relationship with food, you and your body!!