Zen Buddhism – My Training with a Yogi Master in Japan

Zen Buddhism – My Training with a Yogi Master in Japan

Zen Training with Yogi Master Snowboarder Alexander Petrogiani 🇯🇵 #japowabunga   🏂 @petrogiani   📸@nomadinc — At one point or another in your life, you’ve probably heard the saying, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” It’s actually a Zen...
Find Your Element – what I learned from a style coach

Find Your Element – what I learned from a style coach

A heart-to-heart talk with Find Your Element Founder- Aya McCrindle (Yoshikawa) Aya grew up in Tokyo all her life but moved out of her parents’ house at 18. While attending the same university her mom went to, Sophia University, Aya continued to work as a model on the...
Japanese Diet – How do Japanese women stay slim?

Japanese Diet – How do Japanese women stay slim?

[Skip Intro] Eight years ago, Katheryn Gronauer moved to Tokyo from the US. “When I first came here I was really confused because all the women around me were so slim and also a head shorter than me.” Strolling past all the cafes in Omotesando, Katheryn...
Vegetable Broth by Takako Nakamura- Whole Food School

Vegetable Broth by Takako Nakamura- Whole Food School

This is me walking into Natural House in Aoyama last week: 550 yen ($5) for broccoli!?Are you fricken kidding me? Look at me today: recovering cheapskate drinking “premium” organic green tea, 1000 yen ($9) a bag. Sitting here sipping tea, I noticed a common theme in...
Vegetarian Food in Japan – Alishan Organic Center

Vegetarian Food in Japan – Alishan Organic Center

Meet Jack. Do you know this guy? I’ve never met anyone who’s more passionate about one thing. Peanut butter. When Jack talks about peanut butter, you get a glimpse into the eyes of a five-year-old boy, bare-bellied up to the kitchen table just about chin level. As...