Protect your Peace

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness month. Although mental health is a concern across the nationality/ethnicity spectrum… it’s important to acknowledge the intersection of mental health awareness among traditionally minority populations. In this month’s issue of HABIBI LIFE Magazine, we talk to Clinical Therapist Jackie Benavente about the importance of mental health practices among minorityContinue reading “Protect your Peace”

In Season: Summer Faire

It’s always a good idea to eat fruits and vegetables that are abundant in their natural season. You get the highest nutrient load this way, and the practice keeps you in harmony with nature’s order. Summer is one of the most delicious and abundant seasons of the year, so dive in and experience all ofContinue reading “In Season: Summer Faire”

FROM THE MAT: Charlotte Munn

Here’s the official rundown on Charlotte Munn (from LinkedIn): Charlotte is a Yoga Educator of body, brain and spirit solutions for human beings. She has been a full-time teacher since 2009. Awakening the Truth through Yoga is her greatest joy! Charlotte is a master facilitator of both the heart and science of Yoga, and isContinue reading “FROM THE MAT: Charlotte Munn”

FROM THE MAT: Lonni Hawkins Rivera

“Yoga has made me a better human being. Life is always richer and sweeter after yoga. I love the challenge of bringing my mind, body and spirit in alignment. Everyday is different and new. I show up to my mat each day open to growth and discovery.” Although Lonni is in love with all theContinue reading “FROM THE MAT: Lonni Hawkins Rivera”

FROM THE MAT: Cambree Doll

“King pigeon is my favorite pose because it stretches so many areas of the body at once and is such a great heart opener.” “I come to my mat daily so I can check in with myself on all levels…mind, body and spirit.  So many things I learn about myself on the mat transfer directly toContinue reading “FROM THE MAT: Cambree Doll”

FROM THE MAT: Jennifer Oliver O’Connell

“My favorite go-to these days is called Gate Pose, or Parighasana in the Sanskrit. Between age (I’m 54), menopause, and a more sedentary life, I feel the need to stretch, as well as strengthen, and Gate Pose is a wonderful way to do both.” Now, because Jennifer is a bonafied anatomical BOSS, of course thereContinue reading “FROM THE MAT: Jennifer Oliver O’Connell”