“Adena is extremely attentive and attuned to her clients’ needs, and offers a comprehensive experience that honors and harmonizes with one’s mind, body, soul and Spirit.” – J.K., Reiki Master Teacher

Learning to Fish

I had a client this week who invited me to remember a great metaphor.   “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day; teach him to fish and he eats for a lifetime.” AyurTranslation: If you give someone an Ayurvedically appropriate meal, and can instantaneously relieve them of anxiety and stress (a killer massage, maybe?!, she’ll have… Read more →


They exposed my secret: Food is not the Savior

A conversation I heard recently bridges the gap…that gap between what we think we need, and what we really need. This conversation between two of my teachers, Dr. Claudia Welch and Cate Stillman, is called Food is not the Savior. You might think it’s ironic for me to celebrate this, as someone who teaches a course called The Healing Diet. … Read more →


Aligning your Cycle with the Moon: An ancient practice

Thanks to the resurrection of goddess energy in the last 100 years or so, many women understand that their menstrual cycles are connected to the phases of the moon – many, but not all, sadly. As an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Maya Abdominal Therapist, I work with many women with menstrual, fertility, and digestive imbalances.  I have quite a few tools… Read more →

GUEST POST: How to be true to yourself by Lisa Bertuzzi

We have something in common: a love/hate relationship with gluten and sugar. Or maybe we used to, because you’ve nixed the habit, but once upon a time we did. Go back in time with me. My mom baked the most delicious Greek cookies made from sugar, white flour, and butter. She had to hide them. I still see her drinking… Read more →