Yoga for the Adrenal Overload

Yoga for the Adrenal Overload

October 16, 2017By Mary HonchockCase Studies

When you grow up in a competitive environment stress is a close companion.  We often don’t even realize we carry that stress daily.  The joys for going deeper into your yoga practice is you can begin to see the imbalance in your life and do something to balance it. This case study by: JULIE B. … Read More

Invite in The Light

Invite in The Light

December 30, 2015By Mary HonchockHealthy Habits

I’ve been talking a lot in class about inviting in the lightness. So why do you want to invite in the light and how do invite it in?? Because we are in the dark time of year it is important to balance this darkness by working to develop your own light. I approach it physically … Read More

What Kind of Vessel Are You?

What Kind of Vessel Are You?

December 29, 2015By Mary HonchockThoughts

What kind of Vessel are you? Open, closed, half empty, half full, or tipped over and dented? We are all vessels and we choose what we hold, sometimes our choice is conscious and sometimes not. Life can change our vessel. It shrinks or expands it, depending on what is going on. Are we learning something … Read More

Costa Rica Retreat Realizations

December 29, 2015By Mary HonchockRetreats

In my dreams I sometimes return to the jungle; hearing the animals make their loud noises, feeling the warm sticky air, and swimming in the salty sea with not a sole on the beach. I spent my 20’s in the warm tropic Pacific around Asia or Central America and I was looking forward to physically … Read More

Trapped Inside Recipe: Buckwheat Noodle Soup

December 24, 2015By Mary HonchockRecipes

So when I am trapped in the house because the snow is falling one of my favorite things to do is “see what I can make from what I have in the house” game. To me nothing says comfort like a big bowl of rich noodle soup; usually of the Asian variety, Udon or Vietnamese … Read More

A Revisit to My First Cleanse

July 24, 2015By Mary HonchockCleanse

When I was looking for something to post about Spring Cleansing I came across this article I wrote after year 1.  I made quite a few “mistakes” this year but it was still a life changing event.  Each year I learn something, this year I am really looking forward to my cleanse time.  It is … Read More

Rekindle Your Agni Recipe: Pesto

Rekindle Your Agni Recipe: Pesto

July 24, 2015By Mary HonchockRecipes

This is one of my favorite Summer time don’t feel like cooking garnishes.  It has all six tastes and really helps your belly fire up a great digestive fire.  And oh it tastes great too!  I use it with Hummus, rice, Kitchari(of course) anything you want to add a little kick too.  ENJOY! Ingredients 2/3 … Read More

Recipe: Making Chai

Recipe: Making Chai

July 24, 2015By Mary HonchockRecipes

As requested a step by step method to making Chai. Chai is more than a yummy warm drink it has healing properties and a way to give yourself some comfort in the cold days of winter while getting some great medicinal spices in you at the same time. Ingredients 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorn 9 … Read More

Spread Love and Kindness this Holiday Season

Spread Love and Kindness this Holiday Season

July 3, 2015By Mary HonchockMeditation

Sometimes this season of giving can get a little overwhelming and we lose the big picture and our intentions of the celebrations we plan. So let this meditation technique help you return to the reason we should all celebrate.  The joy of Love and Kindness! Metta Meditation The practice of Metta meditation is a beautiful support to our … Read More

Recipe: Coconut Red Lentil Soup

July 3, 2015By Mary HonchockRecipes

Ingredients 1 cup yellow split mung beans (Moong dal) 1 Cup red lentils or split lentils (masoor dal) 6 cups water 1 medium carrot into ½ inch dice 2 tablespoons of peeled and minced ginger 2 teaspoons of curry paste 2 teaspoons of Vata or Pitta Spice mix 2 Tablespoon of Ghee or Organic Butter … Read More

Tiny Tips To Keep You Moving Toward Detoxing

Tiny Tips To Keep You Moving Toward Detoxing

July 3, 2015By Mary HonchockCleanse

Our bodies are made of the nature that surrounds them. If we start to adjust our behaviors with the seasonal shifts we are better able to remain balanced and vital with the season’s then feeling drained by them. In our area we begin the seasonal change from summer to winter happens when the leaves on … Read More