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Joni Patient Expert

i write about all the facets of yoga life in los angeles: the studios, the teachers, the events, and everything else that continues to make LA the yoga capital that it is. so go ahead and try something new. it just might spice up your yoga practice!
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day 10 - just your typical day at the office by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i'm convinced that lack of sleep causes weight gain. i hopped on the scale this morning and found, to my horror, that i had GAINED half a pound! how that happened -- cons ... Read on »
day 9 - one crazy weekend, part 2 by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga as if saturday's schedule wasn't the most conducive to a set feeding/tonifying/detoxing schedule, sunday's was even less so. it started at midnight, right after i left ja ... Read on »
day 8 - one crazy weekend, part 1 by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga unlike weekdays, where i know exactly where i'll be and what i'll be doing and at what time, my weekends are usually pretty spontaneous. which makes it really hard to follow ... Read on »
day 7 - a test of self control by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga if you ever plan to go on a cleanse, make sure you check your calendar to see what's coming up before you do. when i'd planned mine, i thought i'd picked the perfect time ... Read on »
day 6 - needing to remember not to forget by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga according to my cleanse schedule, this was the day detoxification was to start in earnest. i was supposed to start my daily am detox drink regimen when i woke up this mornin ... Read on »
day 5 - it's wednesday, and you know what that means... by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga ... it's yoga chat time! for those of you who've been following my twitter feed, you probably know by now that i have a radio show called yoga chat with the accidental yo ... Read on »
day 4 - happy mardi maigre! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga today's fat tuesday, the day before ash wednesday, otherwise known as mardi gras in new orleans and anywhere else people need an excuse to party and overeat. of course, b ... Read on »
day 3 - brownbagging it by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i've never been much for brownbagging a lunch to work, partly because i like to my meals to be somewhat spontaneous. and partly because i'm always rushing out the door in th ... Read on »
day 2 - it's all in the timing by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it takes time for something to become a habit. according to this article from the today show , it takes 66 days, or a little over two months. so i'm cutting myself some s ... Read on »
day 1 - changing up my food vocabulary for the next two weeks by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga while shopping for food staples for my upcoming reset self cleanse at the local farmers market, i had to laugh when i realized that i'd be switching up my go-to comfort food ... Read on »
purging and starting anew by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the past twelve months have been an insane series of emotional highs and lows, to say the least. the honor of being selected to join a group of notables in an upcoming an ... Read on »
it's been forever, i know... by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it's been so long since my last post that i was actually worried that i wouldn't remember how to log into my blogger account to post something new! so consider this a tes ... Read on »
go fourth and yogify by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it figures. i don't write anything for almost five months and i try to get all cute with the title of my first blog post back. in fact, it's been so long that blogger has co ... Read on »
partner up! by Joni Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga valentine's day is one of those hallmark card days when couples bend over backwards trying to find new and inventive ways to spend quality time with each other -- at home, i ... Read on »
yogic partying on new year's day by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i seriously thought i'd had all this weekend's new year's happenings taken care of when i posted the christmas / new year's day class schedules last week. little did i know ... Read on »
finding the perfect holiday yoga class by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga tonight's the winter solstice, and as i write this, i realize that 2011 will soon be another year of memorable events that live on in our facebook photos and twitter tweets. ... Read on »
my thanksgiving holiday tradition by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga for most of us here in the united states, thanksgiving is the time we celebrate all our blessings with family and/or close friends. in my case, it means not only that but th ... Read on »
ram ram ram dass dass das by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga during one of my first kundalini yoga classes, way back in the early days of my yogic journey, i found myself chanting the guru ram das mantra (it probably was snatam kaur's ... Read on »
taking it easy by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the labor day weekend officially starts friday afternoon; it's when most desk-bound workers will quietly sneak out of the office after lunch to get a head start on their wee ... Read on »
whoa oh oh, on the radio by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga how time flies. it's been over three months since i added a new occupation to my facebook profile: executive producer and host of yoga chat with the accidental yog ... Read on »