The Restorative Nature of Yoga, plus It's Saucy: Try our winter seed sauce recipe
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Refuse to Live Life by Algorithm, by Tracey Rich

I refuse to live life by algorithm. I don't actually know if it is possible to successfully resist this anomaly and still remain part of the human race these days without becoming an outcast---or at least a virtual outcast. If you resist, it could mean you no longer exist in the seemingly only available community--the cybersphere community--where most people seem to live. Still, I implore you to resist!

If we are being chopped up into tiny pieces of data only valuable enough to be seen and experienced by our friends and by those seeking our services then how do we make ourselves whole, present, and accounted for? Are we chasing the next bit of ourselves that will spur the likes to make us visible and thus viable? C-RAZY! This is not healthy, sustainable behavior. It is cortisol driven, dopamine spiking, monkey-mind, mental gyrations that do not bring true love, joy, empathy, or compassion. I again, implore you to resist.

I suppose the antidote from death by algorithm is life by Yoga. Please be our guest and take the following break to indulge in the real and celebrate life by Yoga.

Thai Yoga Weekend with Phoebe Diftler, April 26-28 2019

join usJoin White Lotus and the artful Phoebe Diftler for a nurturing and transformational weekend nestled in our glorious mountain retreat. Rock your mind into that gentle lull of pampered perfection as you have your body rolled into luxurious shapes of yogic bliss. Learn to give or simply enjoy receiving Thai Massage, the beautiful and complementary sister art of Yoga. During this weekend you will also either begin or deepen your practice of Yoga with asana, pranayama and meditation classes daily. Legendary vegetarian meals and free time to hike, swim in natural rock pools, read or just soak in the hot tub will complement this time of learning, healing and rejuvenation.

This weekend training is open to everyone. It is a great additional modality for Yoga teachers and massage therapists or for anyone interested in well being, healing and bodywork. All participants successfully completing the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Phoebe's gentle power leads you through a journey that nurtures, heals and transforms, setting new highs for creating sacred space. --Tracey & Ganga

From the White Lotus Kitchen: Spring Fling, Juice up!

I recognize not everyone has thawed out quite yet with the occasional bomb cyclone still blowing in to reek havoc, but the quiet hint of spring has nonetheless made itself apparent with its gradual wooing of our hearts. So, to satiate that desire for fresh blossoms, gardens of herbs, more light, and high spirits, we offer you the perfect elixir.

This yummy juice can be toned down or taken up a notch. It can be hit early in the AM just post your celery juice infusion. It can be used as the base for a killer smoothie. You can also add black or herb tea to spark up that afternoon low tide, or kick back with the juice and your favorite clear spirit when you determine it must be happy hour somewhere on the planet. It's so simple. You're gonna fall in love. Enjoy your first Spring Fling and think of us!

Memorial Day Weekend Retreat with Ganga White and Tracey Rich, May 24-27, 2019

Our annual beginning of Summer retreat. Come yoga with us! Fabulous gourmet vegetarian meals, great people, and creative, moving meditation classes in the timeless fullness that is yoga. Massage, pranayama, yoga philosophy, and practical tools to make yoga a part of your daily life. Why not start your Summer on a high note! All levels welcome.