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Shimokitazawa: Navigating Tokyo’s Off-Shop Mecca

  Before heading up to the mountains to snowboard for a few weeks, I took a few days to explore Tokyo’s off shops in Shimokitazawa, a rad little neighborhood not far from the better known areas of Shibuya and Shinjuku. With streets lined with second hand stores that range from high priced designer threads to those that offer insane bargains, (ones that make you wonder … Continue reading Shimokitazawa: Navigating Tokyo’s Off-Shop Mecca

Recognizing Old Habits, Shifting Perspectives and Facing the Shadows

  (***Post Note: Things have since changed and I’ve grown to love the people here so much that I’ve decided to stay… the truth in this post, the point of exposing my flaws like this, is that I saw something uncomfortable and instead of staring it in the face, I turned around and went the other direction. BUT, the more quickly I’m able to recognize … Continue reading Recognizing Old Habits, Shifting Perspectives and Facing the Shadows

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Jump into a Pod: Capsule Hotel in Tokyo (Ebisu/Shibuya)

On my first trip to Tokyo I decided to experiment with a capsule hotel– one because it seemed interesting and two– because I don’t like to spend hundreds of dollars on a place that’s only for sleeping. I stayed at the C + Sauna (or “do-c Ebisu” as it’s listed on Booking.com), a capsule hotel located a hop, skip and a jump away from Ebisu … Continue reading Jump into a Pod: Capsule Hotel in Tokyo (Ebisu/Shibuya)

The Magic of an Intensive Yoga Teacher Training Abroad

Originally Published on the Book Yoga Retreats Blog Something magical happens when you chose to leave your day-to-day life behind and immerse yourself in an intensive yoga training in a foreign country. Not only is a space for deep transformation, but you have the added benefit of exploring another culture while exploring the depths of the self. In early July I packed my bags and … Continue reading The Magic of an Intensive Yoga Teacher Training Abroad