what if our religion was each other
if our practice was our life
if prayer, our words
What if the temple was the Earth
If forests were our church
If holy water- the rivers, lakes, and ocean
What if meditation was our relationships
If the teacher was life
If wisdom was self-knowledge
If love was the center of our being
What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? – Mary Oliver
Recent Blog posts
Yoga for the COLD!! BRRRRR As the temperature in New York and elsewhere refuses to creep above 21 today (and feels like 10F with windchill), many of us are housebound, cold, and perhaps a bit grumpy. While warm tea and soup certainly helps, I find there is nothing like movement to really take the chill […]
Consistent practice with nonattachment will stop the mind from fluctuating.
If you had to ask me what part of my ‘job’ I love most of all, it would be retreats. I almost feel guilty in saying this but I can’t wait for the first retreat of the season…
Try these five yoga poses for depression to help stay calm, happy and grounded this coming winter season.
The secret to a great week is a little preparation. So starting today, try integrating these simple mind-body habits into your routine.
It’s important to have a strong core, not only to look good in a bathing suit, but to perform all daily movements …
When we as women are happy and fulfilled, we can then serve others from that place. ..
An apple a day keeps the doctor away and according to Jessica Bellofatto, owner of KamaDeva Yoga, so does yoga.
The sport of Stand Up Paddling (SUP) has really taken off. It seems everyone these days is enjoying, or would like to experience, the feeling of “walking on water.”
What’s the best way to beat the heat? Get out on the water! One way to do so: how about a downward facing dog…on a paddleboard?!
Ask many women what area they dislike most about their bodies and you will likely hear one of two things: the belly area or the backside. In some ways, I dislike creating a yoga sequence targeting the legs and butt because I personally practice yoga and enjoy other forms of movement such as running, surfing, and stand […]
The month of January: it’s cold, it’s dark, and if you are like most of us, you probably had your share of holiday treats, too much wine, sweets, and the like. The good news is that it’s a brand new day, each and every day, and it is never too late to start to take […]
“Jessica provided me with much needed emotional and physical support during both my pregnancy and delivery. She is one of the reasons I have since pursued a career as a birth partner as well. Her service is invaluable and every expecting woman should have her at their side! She is dedicated to her work and […]
Jessica was by our side every step of the way; through the overnight hours, as I pushed our second son into the world at 10am and for an hour after the delivery was over.
I can’t imagine what my son’s birth experience would have been like without Jessica being there.
“I had been going on a yearly yoga retreat with Jessica (and Lois the first year) for a few years. Each time, I emerged with a rising feeling of power, a clarity in my heart and an unmistakable sense that I WISHED I didn’t have to wait until next year to experience this again. I […]