The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, known as March Madness, started in 1939 and has continually gone through its single-elimination process every year until it was canceled in 2020 because of COVID.  This year Selection Sunday is scheduled for March, 14th, 2021, and for the first time ever, the entire tournament will be held in one …


Absolute Best Yoga Retreats

Dancing through Costa Rica: Pura Vida

We had an excellent time hiking, watching sunsets, dancing, journaling, practicing yoga and barre class, singing, playing with guitars, sharing good food with friends, and appreciating the beauty of this tropical paradise.

Somehow, the wonder of living life gets lost in traffic, pressured schedules, and a hurried work pace. Costa Rican locals have a saying, Pura Vida; it means Pure Life. That’s how a waiter at a local Dominical restaurant, Mono Congo, can stop what he’s doing to dance with one of his customers. (Read More…)

Blending Pain and Pleasure

My awareness has always revolved around my body because I am a dancer. I express myself through my movements. My spine moves, my arms and legs extend, my core is strong, and I dance my way through life. My emotional surges, physical twists and turns, and mental realizations stem from my sensory perception, which organizes and processes the information around me.

If I feel pain, I scan my body and try to pinpoint its origin. Where is it? How did it manifest? What was the constitution of my emotional and mental state at the time of injury? (Read More...)

The Absolute Best Challenge

Set yourself up for success! Our Absolute Best Challenges help you jump start your body, mind, and spirit into action. Congratulations on having made the commitment to live a healthy lifestyle. Follow our suggestions on how to exercise and healthy eating can take you to your absolute best. Check our blog here…