Mother’s Day is approaching. This year will be my first year to experience it on the other side. As I write this, I feel connected to my own mother, our lineage of mothers, and to our universal mother, the Earth. It is time, now more than ever to shower our Earth with that sacred love and connection she has so long cocooned us with. As James Cameron showed us in Avatar, the consequences of ignoring the heart of our planet are terrible. And as art mirrors life which mirrors art, we see aspects of this throughout our world. The planet is heating up, something’s brewing. We have to act now.
yoga, surf, and sunshine are three things that make me happy!
Post eco-fashion week in Vancouver, here’s an interview with local yoga clothing company Tonic, where the Tonic Collective and Tonic Designers discuss yoga, lifestyle and sustainability.
The 8th Annual Camp Moomba Yogathon + Blissfest, co-founded by local yogi Eoin Finn will grace Vancouver this summer. Read on to learn more about the World’s Original Yogathon.
I just returned back to Vancouver and Ucluelet from a visit to a city I still call Bombay – my birthplace and former home town. Amongst the highlights were; spending time with family + friends, teaching some Blissology + Yoga workshops at Yoga Sutra, researching more spas for an upcoming Asia Spa magazine feature on Bombay spas; and casting my “eagle eye” over the yoga alignment at a Vogue, India photoshoot featuring local yoga instructors, that fortuitously enough, a friend from Vancouver, the super-talented Martin Prihoda, was shooting. One of those small-world stories. Read on for some of Yogue’s Mumbai insider tips.
Canadian jewelry designer + yogini, Sonja Picard launched her eponymous jewelry line, the Sonja Picard Collection (SPC) in 2000, which now has over 350 pieces crafted in silver, gold, gemstones and Canadian diamonds and celebrates the yogic and tantric traditions of adornment. Today, Sonja puts her sculptural background to use as she first hand-carves each original piece in wax, invoking the human spirit and offering a sculptural organic quality to the jewelry. As Sonja launches the newest addition to her work, the SPC Bridal Collection, Yogue chats with her about Yoga, creativity, the eco aspects of her design process and of course bridal inspired yogic jewelry.
Feeling inspired after a “Cultivating Prana” a weekend of Vinyasa Yoga and Ayurveda with master teachers Dr. Robert Svoboda, Dr. Claudia Welch and Dr. Scott Blossom.
I thought I would invoke this icon of peace and compassion on Buddha Purnima, a day celebrated by Buddhists and Hindus the world over as the day when the Buddha was born, gained enlightenment and attained Nirvana.
Happiness is… one of my favourite quotes by Mahatma Gandhi, presented in a hip, modern way.
Originally from Whistler, Canada, Christy Feaver is a yogi and jewelry creator, who calls Bali home and it is here that she fashions her unique, striking designs, ranging from bracelets, earrings and necklaces that hint of sophisticated exoticism.