When I first decided to stop eating animals I became an ovo-lacto-vegetarian. I didn't aim to become a vegan because I thought that veganism was something extreme. If I was giving up meat I was already making a difference. Little did I know that becoming an ovo-lacto-vegetarian would inevitably turn me into a vegan. Why… Continue reading Earthling Ed: Educating vegans and non-vegans alike
I've never been a skinny girl. My body structure doesn't allow it, I am pear shaped with strong legs and the truth is I love food too much and my metabolism is not one of my best friends. So when I started to see videos and articles about yoga and saw that most yoginis seemed… Continue reading Why your weight DOESN’T matter when it comes to yoga!
My adventure through the world of yoga has led me to want to take some kind of training. Last year I decided that I would attend the Yoga Baby and Yoga Kids Teacher course at Sunshine Yoga School in my home country: Portugal. Afterward, I would decide if I would continue my training and take the… Continue reading Why Should Children Practice Yoga
When I started to get interested in Yoga I spent whole afternoons searching for information on the internet and watching videos on Youtube. It was not long before I found the videos of a yogini that just blew my mind. Her name is Laruga Glaser. You can learn more about her here! Laruga practices and teaches Ashtanga… Continue reading Laruga Glaser: A Truly Inspirational Yogini for Ashtanga Lovers
After I made the decision to stop eating meat I made sure I would not go back. So I strengthened this decision by seeking information about the cruelty committed against farm animals, animals in the entertainment industry, our planet and what we are doing to it and the health problems that could be caused by… Continue reading 10 Must See Documentaries for Those Who Want to Become Vegans
This is great if you want to meditate or use it in visualizations at the end of the class you are teaching. Or even if you just want to abstract yourself from the typical sounds of the city and relax or fall asleep. I will be updating this playlist regularly. https://open.spotify.com/user/12g1whrgnejh49rfyi360j1sj/playlist/7ncRp7xkSFduW2o4j2q0QJ?si=R8onhTohQs2PEbLCDcM-TA
Music has played an important role in my life. As a teenager, I remember buying the albums of some movie soundtracks that I had liked and lying in my bed listening to them from start to finish. Most of the times I found myself with tears running down my face just because some songs had that… Continue reading Emotional Tunes
Do you really need to buy your granola in the supermarket? Why not do it yourself? It's probably healthier since you know what you are eating and cheaper! Here's how you can do it easily and quickly: Ingredients: Oat flakes Seeds, red berries, and/or nuts of your choice Honey substitute (like agave nectar, molasses, maple syrup,… Continue reading Granola