Salt Cave Staying Open
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 19, 2020

Salt, which bills itself as the largest underground crystal salt cave in North America, is not ready to close its cave nor its doors, as the boutique features pink Himalayan salt in crystal cave rooms, massage and facial treatments, and unique products made in Santa Barbara for the home, body, and cooking. “We’re still open […]

Mindfulness for the Yoga Practitioner
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 27, 2020

Barbara Rose Sherman is a Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500 who is also a Trained Mindfulness Facilitator through the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and a UCLA Mindful Awareness Practices Affiliated Teacher. Now she’s bringing her experience in drawing from the two spiritual practices to a teacher training weekend available […]

 

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BlissSing is a Rebirthing
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 27, 2020

Santa Barbara singer-songwriter Noell Grace’s evenings of original chants and simple songs have returned to her hearth and home for monthly gatherings. The events were originally private satsangs that morphed into Spirit Sings held at her home before expanding into fully public events at Yoga Soup a few years back. The gatherings came to a […]

Full Moon Goddess Hike
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

Elizabeth Huebner, who launched the Bee Divine: Goddess Embodiment Meetup last month with the first of a monthly retreat-style gathering for women who want to explore the many facets of the sacred feminine through sacred circle, embodiment practices and ceremony, leads a silent hike in the Montecito foothills this weekend to take the practice outdoors. […]

Full Moon Evening Retreat at the Beach
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

On the evening of one of the most important holidays in Theravadan Buddhism – Magha Puja – Santa Barbara Buddhist Meditation Meetup is hosting a mini mindfulness retreat outdoors by the ocean. Under the gorgeous, silvery full moon, participants will practice sitting and walking meditation, talk about the history of Magha Puja, and reflect upon […]

Just Breathe
By Michelle Ebbin   |   February 6, 2020

Are you stressed out? Is your heart racing, your breath shallow, and your mind scattered and unfocused? If the answer is yes and you’d like an effective, drug-free way to calm yourself down, I have a simple remedy for you that’s scientifically proven to work and literally right under your nose. Every Wednesday at Physical […]

Raise your Voice to ‘Bare Your Soul’
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 30, 2020

Tania Isaac-Dutton’s Nada Yoga Workshop creates a safe space to reflect and connect within and with community via the practice that combines flow of sound with union. Everything and everyone in the universe has a unique frequency, but through the practice of Nada Yoga, one can cultivate bringing their mind into harmony with the collective […]

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Mindful Self-Compassion
By Steven Libowitz   |   January 30, 2020

Think about what it would be like in moments where you are challenged to offer yourself the same kindness, care, and support that you would naturally extend to a dear friend. That’s the impetus behind Mindful Self-Compassion, a new eight-week course from Hattie Bluestone, DPT, and Anahita Holden, PhD, being offered at Yoga Soup in […]