Practicing Renewal

Springtime is when we think renewal.  It’s when we clear away the last of winter’s vestiges and prepare for the new.  Our bodies, like the earth, spontaneously begin to cleanse whether or not we encourage it with a spring detoxifying program. Think the purifying March...

Shine Out:Reveal Your Beauty

1. Know it’s there. It’s your birthright. You’re a beautiful thing. 2. Bring into your being and your surroundings vibrant and appealing foods, products, information, sights and sounds. We’re what we consume. 3. Peace breaks. Brain research...

Sri Revealed

Recently my friend and I offered a Yoga and Skin Care workshop entitled “Sri Revealed”.  The Sanskrit word Sri can be defined as effulgent beauty, abundance, glory, excellence .  My favorite definition is an “explosion of a star radiating” outward – it has that much...

What is in a name:JoiaBeauty

Nineteen years ago we were brainstorming what to name our new business.  We had newsprint and markers.  The adrenalin flowed as we cranked out various possibilities at the kitchen table.  We knew we wanted to imply our vision of natural skin care having a deeper...