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2013 Enterprising Friends
by Sarah Donaldson Sometimes we have a bad day. This bad day might have started off with a hole in your favourite pair of socks, you locked your keys in […]
Holidays are just around the corner and Hollyhock’s online store has a selection of wonderful and sustainable gifts for the special people in your life. From our latest Hollyhock Garden […]
by Christie Graham via The Vancouver Sun “We’re going to a hippie retreat, to do yoga, meditation, sing Kumbaya and eat flowers,” my husband told his friends, tongue-in-cheek, about our […]
Michael Stone is a renowned Buddhist teacher, Yoga teacher, psychotherapist and activist. He leads Centre of Gravity, a thriving community in downtown Toronto integrating spiritual practice with civic engagement. Michael […]
via rhiannonmusic.com Rhiannon’s story of passionate commitment to music—especially vocal improvisation—takes us through the twists and turns of her life, from a young girl discovering singing on her family’s Missouri […]
by Kate Webb via Metro News How the Vancouver mayor’s BFF Joel Solomon is changing the way people do business Lounging on a cushion of pillows upstairs at the Hollyhock […]
Our Program Director is putting the finishing touches on a a remarkable lineup of programs for next season. Enjoy teachings from luminaries new to Hollyhock such as Jan Phillips, Mark Matousek, Mirabai […]
By Heather Balch Bike helmets are known for being unattractive, bulky, and constantly ruining your hairstyle; however they do help save bicyclist lives, including mine. In the last two years, […]
by Katherine Sweet via LadyLux Your clothing cleaning habits may need a makeover. The environmental impact of doing laundry is considerable. Think of the energy and water used by your […]
by Kathleen Scott via Skincare Recipes and Remedies Here is a terrific anti-aging wine facial recipe I found. I make and use this Merlot facial all the time. It is […]
with Indian Spices and Fresh Spinach, by Moreka Jolar Serves 6–8 Vegan, gluten free coconut or grapeseed oil for sautéing 2 cups chopped onion 2 tsp minced garlic 2 tsp fresh grated […]
by Kate Doubler via Real Food RN Turmeric milk is a traditional Indian and Ayurvedic beverage that is typically drunk before bed. Similar to what we do here in the […]
via My Vega’s Blog An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about apple cider vinegar? On your favorite health blogs you’ve probably heard a lot about the health […]
Many people including almost all Tibetan Buddhists, from the most sophisticated to the simplest, including the Dalai Lama, maintain their deep connection with the Great Goddess Tara, the feminine manifestation […]
By Richard Yensen Pérez-Venero Join Richard Yensen Pérez-Venero & Donna Dryer Pérez-Venero for Heart of the Shaman, An Initiation Intensive at Hollyhock, June 23 – July 4, 2014. We are […]
Even if you haven’t been able to meditate before, even if you think you don’t have time, even if you don’t believe in meditation, even if… This very practical video […]