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Journey Through Yoga Teacher Training: Top 10

 1.  Lengthened and Strengthened: By the Power of Yoga Teacher Training Vested In Me.

2.  New BFF: Chatarunga Dandasana a.k.a Yoga Push-Up. (Performed approximately 1,100+ during teacher training.)

3.  Try It On: OM.

4.  Toned and Chiseled: From Tailbone to Crown.

5.  “The Mat:”  Is the bomb!

6.  The Color Purple: Chakra Rocks.

7.  Athletic Asana: Hello Samadhi!

8.  New Favorite Word: Savasana.

9.  Yoga: The Lens and Breath Of My Life.

10.  Namaste: Beyond Grateful.

Lakeside Condo

Christmas came early this year for a friend, who landed a gorgeous condo, in the heart of Oakland.

20141210_0596 Fav Lake MerrittFrom the entrance steps, this pied-a-terre boasts views of Lake Merritt that look like a still-life painting, and features a private balcony, perfect for alfresco dining that is as sweet as a valentine.  Lakeside Patio

It overlooks an inviting courtyard surrounded by arch motifs, exposed brick and wrought iron details that combine architectural interest with Mediterranean flavor.

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It is walking distance to Oakland’s hottest Uptown neighborhood with excellent restaurants, art galleries, and lively entertainment options, as well as historic treasures like the Fox and Paramount theaters.

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Its location makes it an ideal spot to enjoy numerous outdoor activities such as boating, jogging, or cycling, or a casual stroll around the water’s edge that is home to a variety of birds, plant life and trees.

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Congratulations and Happy Holidays!