July Picks

This month, I’ve picked some of my very favorite beauty products, books, recipes and yoga classes for you. I’m hoping that  July is a month to recharge and enjoy the summer. Let’s all come together and take care of each other and take care of ourselves. Indulge in your July Picks!

Best Beauty Products

Double Pick! Pacifica's Kale Face Wash & Face Mask

This month I have a double beauty package for you: Pacifica’s Kale Detox Deep Cleansing Face Wash and the Kale Charcoal Ultimate Detox Mask.  These two powerhouses used together keep your skin clean, fresh and bright.  Pacifica brand is always 100% vegan and cruelty-free.

Best Read

A Year of Meditation: Daily Moments of Peace, Joy and Calm

I’m so excited to share my new book release for July 1st!  Yes!  My first book release!  You can now indulge in a daily meditation, mantra, or affirmation to keep you centered, self-confident and in control of your life.

Best Yoga Class

21-Minute Yoga & Pilates Class

Bringing together Pilates core strength, yoga flow, and long, lean lines is what this class is all about.  Give your body a good stretch out while practicing precision and grace as one. 

Best Recipe

Hummus

For those of us who are snackers, here is the perfect hummus recipe.  It’s super easy, and is a great alternative to buying a hummus at the grocery store with preservatives and food dyes. 

June Picks

Here we are, still laying low and it’s June!  This time in our lives will definitely be something to talk about for years to come. My June Picks are all New, Inspired, Forward Thinking and Forward Moving Picks to create a comfortable, yummy and peaceful environment for us all.  Let’s welcome June as the Upward Swing in the times of the world!  Enjoy. 

My New Book!

A Year of Meditation: Daily Moments of Peace, Joy and Calm

I’ve been working for months behind the scenes to complete my first book on Meditation. The release date is June 30th, BUT, you can Pre-Order your copy today!  Make sure and watch my book trailer I made for you with love, on the beautiful island of Maui.

Favorite Yoga Class

35 Minute Yoga Flow with Lots of Abs

Someday soon, we will be enjoying the beach, the pool, and sunny warm days outside.  This 35 minute class is loaded with burning abs, to keep you looking fit, feeling strong, confident and ready to look amazing!

My Favorite Chocolate

Sacred Chocolate: 83% Maple Sweetened, Stone Ground, Organic, Vegan, Raw Chocolate

Yup! This is one of my absolute, hands down, favorite chocolate ever.  Midnight variety is unbelievably rich, Ecuadorian heirloom chocolate! This is my kind of 12 pack!

My Favorite Smoothie

Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie: with Non-Dairy Yogurt

For most of the country, June is prime time for strawberries.  You can use your seasonal fresh strawberries from the refrigerator, or you can freeze them for a thicker, richer, strawberry, non-dairy yogurt smoothie! 

May Picks

May is one of my favorite months!  It brings flowers, gardens and sunny days.  AND, it’s my birthday month!  I hope you all celebrate with me and check out my happy May Picks!

Stay at Home Specials

Amazon Picks for home!

For your online shopping pleasure, I have put together some special treats for your time at home.  Everything from my favorite snacks to my favorite yoga clothes, to my favorite beauty products.  I loved putting these specials together for you; please take a moment to browse!

Favorite Yoga Class

50-Minute Weight Loss Burn

This class  has been up in the top 5 Viewed classes for the last month!  I’m super proud of you  all, getting  your weight  loss burn booty in shape!  When we do all emerge from this crazy time, why not be in  the best shape  possible?

Favorite Abs Class

10-Minute Tummy Tone

Only 10 minutes! This Tummy Tone will get your ab’s ready for bikini weather! No excuses! Get in there for 10 minutes and tone your tummy!  I recommend doing this video 3-4 times a week for maximum results.

Favorite Article

Why You Need to Stretch More as You Age

Every year you get older. Every year you want to stay flexible enough to be able to do all the things you want to.  Walk, garden, practice yoga, play golf, tennis, and stay alert in our minds. Less stress, less tension, more mobility, better posture, are all positive benefits to stretching as you age. 

April Picks

Since we are all spending more quality time at home these days, I wanted to brighten your days for you and your family with my “Take Care” Picks this April. Now is the time to pay extra attention to your health and healthy habits.   Don’t miss out on my April Picks!  

Favorite Class

Pranayama Breathing

If you can control your breath patterns you can control and balance your life patterns.  Follow along with Nora’s easy Pranayama breath class, filmed in Maui, Hawaii.

Favorite Card Deck

Dharma Deck

This beautifully photographed card deck has been my favorite, go-to deck for years.  Each card has a stunning picture on the front and a touching quote from Sages, Gurus, and Visionaries on the back.  A poignant reminder of what is really important.

Favorite Kitchen Must-Haves

Omega VRT 350 Juicer

It seems we might all be spending much more time at home.  If you really want to stay healthy and sustain healthy habits, this is for you!  This is my juicer! This is the same brand and model juicer that I use every day.  Now is the time to invest in your health!

Blendtec Classic 575 Blender

If you want to make more smoothies while you are spending more time at home, this is the blender for you.  It pretty much blends on it’s own; REALLY! This is the make and model blender that I use every day for my yummy smoothies.

March Picks

We are now entering the official start of Spring, also called the Spring equinox, on March 19th.  Spring symbolizes love, hope, youth and growth.  

To get you motivated, after a long winter, I’ve chosen my favorite uplifting and inspiring Picks.  Enjoy!

Favorite Class

Yoga for Every-BODY

This class is designed for every-BODY type. A constant flowy, and beautiful high vibe energy, with continuous movement, gentle backbends, standing poses, and a few ab exercises!

Favorite Inspirational Video

Hippocrates Health Institute

Hippocrates Health Institute is one of the most innovative, inspirational, healing destinations on the planet.  Join me for a private tour of this amazing place.

Favorite Amazon Pick

Long Duster

This is one of my favorite after yoga accessories.  I love how incredibly soft it is. You can wear this beauty as you run errands, over jeans, over yoga pants, or over a dress.  Click the link above to check it out!

February Picks

2020 is a leap year, which means we have 29 days in February. That means an extra day to give ourselves some self - love.  I’ve picked some ooey - gooey, loving February picks for y’all this month. Enjoy the LOVE!

Favorite Class

Stretch It Like Nora

Calm your mind and stretch your body with these feel-good gentle stretches.  This class is focused on longevity and taking care of yourself.

Favorite Smoothie

Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie

Keeping our ooey-gooey love theme, this delicious, rich strawberry, yogurt smoothie is a delicious, pink smoothie of goodness!  And yes, the yogurt is dairy free!

Favorite Amazon Pick

1000 Roses Moroccan Beauty Oil

This delicate, nourishing face, neck, body and hair oil is infused with the healing, love powers of rose oil and rose stem cells.  This is my go-to face oil every day. It’s vegan and cruelty-free.

January Picks

Welcome to 2020! Every time a new calendar year comes around, I always feel energized and motivated to be in the best body and mind shape possible.  There is no time like the present, so let’s not waste a moment by starting this year off with some of my favorite inspiring January picks. Happy, Healthy New Year! 

Favorite Series

NEW: Ashtanga Vinyasa Series

Welcome to Nora’s Ashtanga Vinyasa Series!  Ashtanga Vinyasa is breath and constant movement connected together. This series has three levels: Level 1, 2 and 3.  Each series builds upon each other. I recommend everybody to start with Level 1, and then progress, in time, to the next levels.  This is a no pressure series! If you want to stay at Level 1 for days, weeks or months, it’s a great place to be! Progress at your own pace, knowing you can always go back to the previous level.

Favorite Recipe of the Month

Cleansing Juice

Wanna have a mini Cleanse?  This is a perfect juice that hydrates, nourishes and tastes great! I chose cleansing  cucumber as our base for this juice because it has a high water content, high in nutritional value and low in calories. I also have more gut cleansing ingredients like golden beets, ginger, kale and more. 

FAVORITE AMAZON PICK

ALO YOGA WOMEN’S TOO & FRO JACKET

This jacket is great to throw on after yoga practice and it’s super cute to wear to your favorite smoothie bar, to run errands, or to meet a friend for lunch.  It’s soft, cozy and the perfect January jacket! 

2019 December Picks

OK, everybody, I’m super excited to share with you my December Picks!  New, new, new! So many new classes, products and recipes to share with you!  I’ve been quietly working like crazy in the background, to bring you all my favorites for this month.  I hope you enjoy all of the goodies!

Love, Nora

Favorite Recipe of the Month

Hazelnut Mylk

With the holidays, the parties and all of the family time, wouldn’t it be nice to bring something unique to share?  This recipe is so easy, and so good, it’s a shame not share it! Warm it up for an evening drink! It’s a great replacement for caffeine teas and coffees.  And it’s ssssooooo good!

Favorite Amazon Pick

100% Natural Hemp Nut Milk Bag.

Since you will be making so many amazing nut milks this holiday season, why not get one of the best nut milk bags on the market today!

This reusable, non-toxic natural nut milk bag has no glue or dyes with a 100% hemp drawstring top and 100% hemp sewing thread.  Wash with soap and water, hang to dry, and you can reuse over and over. A healthy kitchen must have!

Favorite Class of the Month

NEW: Bring It On Back

 This class is a fantastic 30 minute back check!  Bring it on Back is a wonderful heart opener, back stretch and low back strengthener.  No time to have a sore back this month, and this class will keep you in prime back shape!  The views not bad either: Think warm, tropical December weather…

2019 November Picks

November has been a month of healing, renewing and rebalancing.  Teaching in beautiful Hawaii has opened me up to the extreme possibilities that is present around us all!  

In celebration of the unknown fantastic opportunities that await us, here are my November Picks!

Love, Nora

Favorite Recipe of the Month

Hummus

My Hummus recipe is super clean, simple and my go-to easy food processor recipe! As the season of family gatherings and holidays, this is a great goto recipe for sharing with family & friends!

Favorite Class of the Month

NEW: Yoga for Weight Loss

This class is empowering, confidence building, and pound shedding in just 20 minutes!

Favorite Amazon Beauty Pick

Zuzu Luxe Liquid Eyeliner

Since you will be making so many amazing nut milks this holiday season, why not get one of the best nut milk bags on the market today!Zuzu liquid eyeliner in black pearl is my hands-down favorite! This eyeliner goes on smooth, and the applicator makes it easy to make a straight line!  And it’s cruelty-free! Since you will be making so many amazing nut milks this holiday season, why not get one of the best nut milk bags on the market today!