My first visit to DC was in 1976. It was the Bicentennial year – very exciting! (That’s me on the left with my little sister. These days she’s the taller one.) I loved seeing the interior of the White House and admired President Lincoln’s asana on a rainy day at the Lincoln Memorial. So, I’m … Continue reading


The Medicine Buddha

A few years ago, I saw a painting of the Medicine Buddha. I didn’t know anything about this Buddha, but the deep blue color of his skin drew me in to the image. This deep lapis lazuli color, almost electric blue, struck me as very similar to Yves Klein Blue which has the same mesmerizing effect. … Continue reading


Next weekend!

Join us for an uplifting & vigorous Jivamukti Yoga vinyasa practice combined with purifying kriyas (breathing practices) and culminating in supported restorative poses. All are welcome, gods and goddesses alike. Saturday, March 2, 2-5pm.

2 new classes starting jan 14 at yogaworks soho!

every mon & weds at 7:45pm (i can have one free guest in each class. if you ever want a free pass for yourself or a friend, let me know. :)


April goes to teacher training. Part I

Please join us for a fun night! a fundraiser workshop for April. Sunday, January 27, 6-8pm at Jivamukti. Pay what you wish. with Narayani and Jeffrey Villanueva, Matt Lombardo and Christian Montegut. My friend April Dechagas is multi-talented. She bakes the best cookies in NYC (seriously!), she teaches kids yoga, she studies Sanskrit intensely, she … Continue reading

For Liz

(written to my friend, Liz Roberts, March 30, 1959-Nov 10, 2012) I don’t know if you remember the first time we met, but I do. It was the summer of 2007. I was a newly certified Jivamukti teacher. One Friday in August I took the bus to Woodstock to take class with Sharon and David. … Continue reading


Over the Rainbow

My beautiful friend, Liz Roberts left us last night. She will be buried next Saturday in a beautiful ecological cemetery in South Carolina, according to her wishes. Many are asking how to help and support the family. You can make a donation here to help with expenses at this difficult time. Anything helps. Thank you all for your … Continue reading


Join the Jivamukti Tribe Gathering in NYC January 2013!

Join me for the Jivamukti tribe Gathering this January in New York! I’m honored to be one of the presenters in an amazing roster of spiritual teachers & leaders including: Sharon Gannon, David Life, HH Radhanath Swami, Julia Butterfly Hill, Joshua M. Greene, Chef Kevin Archer and many more! Check out the full list of … Continue reading


Uncover your Inner Goddess

Saturday, October 13th. 6:00 – 8:30pm INNER GODDESS WORKSHOP with Tamar Samir & Monja Mani As women, we’re often busy juggling many roles and responsibilities, like contemporary ten-armed yoga goddesses. But sometimes we over-challenge ourselves (even on the mat!) and don’t have time to express our feminine, soft, intuitive side. Every woman (and man) is … Continue reading

Join me for NYC Peace Walk! Oct 7 in Central Park.

Please join me for Peace Walk NYC on Sun, Oct 7 in Central Park. I’m happy to be representing Jivamukti Yoga in this walk. All details here. The walk will be led by Jack Kornfield and other prominent leaders. SILENT PEACE WALK AROUND CENTRAL PARK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012 Peace is Possible Peace Between Israelis … Continue reading


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