5 Ways to Start a Home Yoga Practice

It’s no secret that yoga is a magical practice. The practice of yoga is an experience of connection with yourself and the people in the world around you – mind, body, and spirit. Yoga means UNION. Uniting with a group of yogis to practice yoga in a yoga studio is an incredible experience that I …

Meal Prepping: The Simple Secret to Healthy Weight Loss & Optimal Health

Every Sunday or Monday night, I meal prep. It keeps me sane and structured with my clean eating! On the weeks that I don’t meal prep, I feel like a hot mess. Disheveled, unorganized, and low energy! Not a good look! What’s “meal prep” ??? Put super simple: Meal prep: preparing food for the next …

Cooking with Spices vs. Marinades: What’s Healthier?

It’s no secret that cooking with marinades adds a ton of extra calories to the food we consume. Trust me, I am not the type of person who counts calories or obsesses over them at all. For me it’s about WHERE those calories are coming from. For example, calories from healthy fats vs. not so …

The Medicine Buddha 

This is a beautiful painting of the medicine Buddha from inside the walls of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in East Tibet! This image made me think about those who are sick or struggling with their health in any capacity, wherever you are…I am sending some positive energy and healing your way. In English the mantra …

Spring Cleaning Vinyasa Yoga

This event was such a success, I decided to roll out a few more dates at some different locations!!!!! THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE FOR SPRING CLEANING YOGA BEFORE SUMMER STARTS!!!!!!! Spring is here! As we clean our homes, it’s also the perfect time to sparkle up our bodies too! Join Gianna Contillo for a …

How a Neti Pot can change your life & why you should start using one today!

What is a Neti Pot A neti pot is literally a mini tea pot that you use to clear out your nostrils. I know dumping a tea kettle up your nose doesn’t seem all that appealing, but it can be a life changing practice. Let me explain why. When I was completing my Forrest Yoga …