Author: yogaguide

Featured Yoga Studio: EKAM Yoga

“Ekam (‘ay-kum’) is Sanskrit for One. We believe in One. One is unity. One is community. One is what we are when we are on our mat moving to our breath. One is what we aspire to be with each other and with the world. Ekam was created as a space for you to connect with your truest self and your world through the practice of yoga.” There has been a recent wash away of authenticity and genuine love for the art of yoga. It has become mainstream, no longer incorporating the philosophy or the understanding of importance to...

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Featured Restaurant: Seabirds Kitchen

“Our menu is about bringing the flavors of these wonderful fruits and vegetables to life and letting them shine. We are constantly experimenting with new ingredients and techniques to create dishes that elevate plant-based food beyond the standard.” Boy have they kept their word. Seabirds Restaurant is by far, a stand out in the plant based community. Located in the beautiful city of Costa Mesa, CA inside the LAB district, their location has definitely made a name for itself. From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, you are greeted with smiling faces and overwhelming aromas...

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Featured Yoga Studio: Pure. Love. Yoga

Mission statement: “pure. love. yoga. is committed to offering the highest quality teachers in Orange County.  Our team has a true passion for teaching our students from the ancient traditions of yoga. We value serving a beautiful community of humble, authentic humans who share a common belief in the incredible healing powers of yoga. We believe that kindness is not an act but a lifestyle. Become connected to your community in a meaningful way by sharing opportunities to care about your environment and to give action to causes that impact the health and wellbeing of other humans.Welcome home to...

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Featured Yoga Instructor: Katie Nesbitt

Katie Nesbitt 1) What brought you to your mat? KN: While growing up in Maine, close to 20 years ago, my mom heard about yoga and brought me to a class. Growing up as a competitive athlete, I felt it would help my strength and flexibility, and I continued with a sporadic practice throughout college and beyond. Not until approximately 8 years later did I really start to understand and feel the deeper benefits of this practice. After an irregular yoga practice for many years, the moment I found the right teacher to help me feel my body and...

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LavHa Collection

When it comes to humble beginnings combined with divine outcomes, no one portrays this best like LavHa does. An authentically rich and love-filled company demonstrating what setting intentions and believing in your dreams and passions is what they are all about. Co-owners Nancy Lin DeGregori and Jessica Forest established a mission in the beautiful town of Laguna Niguel, CA. They have been soul sisters since the moment they met. Nancy was making stone bracelets for a local yoga shop as a hobby and Jessica used essential oils in her daily life. Through conversation, they thought about how neat it would...

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Yoga Guide Magazine Issue 3 | 2018