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21

Apr

Poetry is delectable. For me it’s like a treat that you haven’t had in awhile, you forget how much you love it. Then you take it off of the shelf, feast upon it, and it fills you so completely your entire body shakes with contentment #karenconnelly #poetry #literature #love #lovers #foodforthought #beauty #graceandpoison #books #iwanttoreadeverything

Poetry is delectable. For me it’s like a treat that you haven’t had in awhile, you forget how much you love it. Then you take it off of the shelf, feast upon it, and it fills you so completely your entire body shakes with contentment #karenconnelly #poetry #literature #love #lovers #foodforthought #beauty #graceandpoison #books #iwanttoreadeverything

18

Apr

Happy Easter weekend everyone. I hope you all have a beautiful time with your families. Despite winters last stand I know spring is around the corner, and our bodies are screaming for a tune up after the harsh cold. Join myself, Jen, and Deb for another beautiful weekend with Meraki Moon retreats. Spend a weekend purging your bodies of any leftover winter toxins, and feel great for the coming summer months. Learn more about yoga, meditation, delicious vegan food, and especially, of your greatness. Change your life in just a weekend with great company, laughter, and lots of love. Bring a friend and get $50 off. For more questions email me at Krista.banik@gmail.com. Can’t wait to see you all in beautiful collingwood xoxo #merakimoonretreats #retreat #yoga #yogababe #youmatter #health #healyourbody #wellness #vegan #veganweekend #veganretreats #picoftheday #instapic #ilovefood #instafit #instayoga #greatfeeds #spring #detox

Happy Easter weekend everyone. I hope you all have a beautiful time with your families. Despite winters last stand I know spring is around the corner, and our bodies are screaming for a tune up after the harsh cold. Join myself, Jen, and Deb for another beautiful weekend with Meraki Moon retreats. Spend a weekend purging your bodies of any leftover winter toxins, and feel great for the coming summer months. Learn more about yoga, meditation, delicious vegan food, and especially, of your greatness. Change your life in just a weekend with great company, laughter, and lots of love. Bring a friend and get $50 off. For more questions email me at Krista.banik@gmail.com. Can’t wait to see you all in beautiful collingwood xoxo #merakimoonretreats #retreat #yoga #yogababe #youmatter #health #healyourbody #wellness #vegan #veganweekend #veganretreats #picoftheday #instapic #ilovefood #instafit #instayoga #greatfeeds #spring #detox

21

Mar

Yoga mats ready, angel cards in bag, healing crystals around my neck. I’m ready for another fabulous weekend with Meraki Moon Retreats :) Muskoka Soul prepare yourself for a delicious weekend of yoga, and beyond delectable food from the magnificent Jen Bino, and Deb Cundy xo #retreat #yoga #yogaretreat #merakimoonretreats #heal #health #wellness #namaste #vegan #veganweekend #ilovefood #iloveyoga #instafit #instapic #instayoga

Yoga mats ready, angel cards in bag, healing crystals around my neck. I’m ready for another fabulous weekend with Meraki Moon Retreats :) Muskoka Soul prepare yourself for a delicious weekend of yoga, and beyond delectable food from the magnificent Jen Bino, and Deb Cundy xo #retreat #yoga #yogaretreat #merakimoonretreats #heal #health #wellness #namaste #vegan #veganweekend #ilovefood #iloveyoga #instafit #instapic #instayoga

18

Mar

There are times when you need to strip yourself raw. To let go of the things you love the most, the things you thought you couldn’t live without. You watch your bones crack, and your foundation crumble. But you keep going because you know underneath that rumble, that chaos there is something deeper. That in your naked psyche is where the answer lies. That awe inspiring wild essence you so desperately desire. You keep moving, keep softening, and keep dancing across the tides of change. You sing a song to the loves your letting go, and you sing even louder, perhaps even scream to the love inside. You wake up. #yoga #change #namaste #dancers #wellness #love #lovethemessybits #reclaim #instapic #instayoga #instafit #wakeup #heal #health #whoareyou #feminine #divine #death #transformation #trust

There are times when you need to strip yourself raw. To let go of the things you love the most, the things you thought you couldn’t live without. You watch your bones crack, and your foundation crumble. But you keep going because you know underneath that rumble, that chaos there is something deeper. That in your naked psyche is where the answer lies. That awe inspiring wild essence you so desperately desire. You keep moving, keep softening, and keep dancing across the tides of change. You sing a song to the loves your letting go, and you sing even louder, perhaps even scream to the love inside. You wake up. #yoga #change #namaste #dancers #wellness #love #lovethemessybits #reclaim #instapic #instayoga #instafit #wakeup #heal #health #whoareyou #feminine #divine #death #transformation #trust

07

Mar

Remember that every single thing you do matters. Let’s make the world a better place today with our thoughts, actions, and energy. Sending you all extraordinarily large amounts of love  #thetibetanbookoflivinganddying #sogyalrinpoche #youmatter #love #spirituality #mindfulness #shineyourbeautifulheart

Remember that every single thing you do matters. Let’s make the world a better place today with our thoughts, actions, and energy. Sending you all extraordinarily large amounts of love #thetibetanbookoflivinganddying #sogyalrinpoche #youmatter #love #spirituality #mindfulness #shineyourbeautifulheart

06

Mar

Sometimes you need to go to those difficult places, to go right to the edge, and trust that you’ll come out on the other side. Honour the messy bits, twist and bend, and soften through them. Know that you’re always safe, know that you are strong, know that after your heart has been ravaged from the journey you will be filled back up with grace. #yoga #namaste #wellness #lovethemessybits #trust #wellness #zenbar #hope #grace #health #fitness #flexibility #instafit #instapic #instayoga @zenbar #picoftheday #breath #life #letgo #love

Sometimes you need to go to those difficult places, to go right to the edge, and trust that you’ll come out on the other side. Honour the messy bits, twist and bend, and soften through them. Know that you’re always safe, know that you are strong, know that after your heart has been ravaged from the journey you will be filled back up with grace. #yoga #namaste #wellness #lovethemessybits #trust #wellness #zenbar #hope #grace #health #fitness #flexibility #instafit #instapic #instayoga @zenbar #picoftheday #breath #life #letgo #love

26

Feb

Book recommendation of the day. Coming face to face with how I feel about death.  “I have come to realize that the disastrous effects of the denial of death go far beyond the individual: They affect the whole planet. Believing fundamentally that this life is the only one, modern people have developed no long term vision. So there is nothing to restrain them from plundering the planet for their own immediate ends and from living in a selfish way that could prove fatal for the future “- Sogyal Rinpoche.  I think it’s going to be an interesting read. #literature #bookoftheday #death #life #spirituality  #buddhism #livinganddying #reading #foodforthought

Book recommendation of the day. Coming face to face with how I feel about death. “I have come to realize that the disastrous effects of the denial of death go far beyond the individual: They affect the whole planet. Believing fundamentally that this life is the only one, modern people have developed no long term vision. So there is nothing to restrain them from plundering the planet for their own immediate ends and from living in a selfish way that could prove fatal for the future “- Sogyal Rinpoche. I think it’s going to be an interesting read. #literature #bookoftheday #death #life #spirituality #buddhism #livinganddying #reading #foodforthought

23

Feb

There are no words to describe how much I adore this woman. Carrie you are radiant. Coming into @zenbar makes me smile always. You have truly built a centre on love, and compassion. You always inspire me, motivate me, and make me strive to be better. I’m so thankful to have you, and my entire zenbar crew in my life ! Everyone come check us out. Buy any 10 class packages for the rest of February, and experience a free session in our healing pod! #zen #zenbar #spa #health #wellness #wellnessstudio #yoga #fitness #relaxation #namaste #instafit #instapic #picoftheday #mentor #love

There are no words to describe how much I adore this woman. Carrie you are radiant. Coming into @zenbar makes me smile always. You have truly built a centre on love, and compassion. You always inspire me, motivate me, and make me strive to be better. I’m so thankful to have you, and my entire zenbar crew in my life ! Everyone come check us out. Buy any 10 class packages for the rest of February, and experience a free session in our healing pod! #zen #zenbar #spa #health #wellness #wellnessstudio #yoga #fitness #relaxation #namaste #instafit #instapic #picoftheday #mentor #love

18

Feb

Sometimes in order to create the world we want externally we need to turn in. To bravely face all of the hidden corridors within the landscape of our minds. To dive down into the fragmented bits of our hearts. I always thought that this had to be a battle, that if I pushed myself hard enough, if I controlled the situation it would be fine. I let myself heal, but only according to the terms, and expectations I had on what inner growth, and my life’s purpose meant. On how I thought love should look, and that path was treacherous. It was a series of land bombs waiting to go off at any time, and my thoughts couldn’t wait for me to fall. To watch me push harder, and fight for this magical life I desired. A very wise woman stopped me right in my tracks yesterday, and said “Krista, this doesn’t have to be hard. It’s your choice”. She gave me the option to pick a different path. A softer one. We all love our story, the tale we tell ourselves to justify why our lives aren’t what we want them to be. We fight so hard to keep it alive. Perhaps we all just need to stop. To remind ourselves it doesn’t have to be hard, and we are doing the best we can, and evolving in exactly the way we need. That perhaps we don’t have everything we want externally, but if we have the courage to turn in with softness, and gently unravel those knots. Let down our walls, and relinquish our stories. Perhaps then life will come flooding in. It’s already happening anyways. We might as well enjoy the ride.   #foodforthought #thankyoufriend #meditation #growth #yoga #healing #heartopener #soften #soul #journey #transformation #picoftheday

Sometimes in order to create the world we want externally we need to turn in. To bravely face all of the hidden corridors within the landscape of our minds. To dive down into the fragmented bits of our hearts. I always thought that this had to be a battle, that if I pushed myself hard enough, if I controlled the situation it would be fine. I let myself heal, but only according to the terms, and expectations I had on what inner growth, and my life’s purpose meant. On how I thought love should look, and that path was treacherous. It was a series of land bombs waiting to go off at any time, and my thoughts couldn’t wait for me to fall. To watch me push harder, and fight for this magical life I desired. A very wise woman stopped me right in my tracks yesterday, and said “Krista, this doesn’t have to be hard. It’s your choice”. She gave me the option to pick a different path. A softer one. We all love our story, the tale we tell ourselves to justify why our lives aren’t what we want them to be. We fight so hard to keep it alive. Perhaps we all just need to stop. To remind ourselves it doesn’t have to be hard, and we are doing the best we can, and evolving in exactly the way we need. That perhaps we don’t have everything we want externally, but if we have the courage to turn in with softness, and gently unravel those knots. Let down our walls, and relinquish our stories. Perhaps then life will come flooding in. It’s already happening anyways. We might as well enjoy the ride. #foodforthought #thankyoufriend #meditation #growth #yoga #healing #heartopener #soften #soul #journey #transformation #picoftheday

10

Feb

It all begins by turning it. Becoming the inner warrior of your soul. To bravely realize that nothing outside will bring true contentment. That at times the pain will burn you deeply, but keep going. Love yourself enough to discover who you really are. You’re worth moving beyond your thoughts, your senses, your emotions. You are the awareness that observes all. You are pure, unwavering love. #yoga #untetheredsoulinspiration #warrior #shoulderopener #yogaeveryday #namaste #wellness #wellbeing #kristabanikwellness #health #healing #fitness #zen #zenbarhealingstudio #love #instafit #instayoga #warriorseries @zenbar

It all begins by turning it. Becoming the inner warrior of your soul. To bravely realize that nothing outside will bring true contentment. That at times the pain will burn you deeply, but keep going. Love yourself enough to discover who you really are. You’re worth moving beyond your thoughts, your senses, your emotions. You are the awareness that observes all. You are pure, unwavering love. #yoga #untetheredsoulinspiration #warrior #shoulderopener #yogaeveryday #namaste #wellness #wellbeing #kristabanikwellness #health #healing #fitness #zen #zenbarhealingstudio #love #instafit #instayoga #warriorseries @zenbar