Ten years ago, when Cynthia LaRoche was still new to teaching yoga, a group of women asked her to lead a retreat somewhere warm. Cynthia had no clue what this yoga retreat would look like or what participants, both seasoned yogis and those new to the practice, might expect from an intensive week of yoga, but she said, yes. In…

Biking Bend

Made up of part adventure mecca, part craft beer explosion, and part arts community, Bend is a community with an envious lifestyle that is no longer a secret. Take the lead from local nonprofits Commute Options and the Central Oregon Trails Alliance: Grab your helmet, hop on your bike and experience Bend’s offerings on a sunny day.

Travel on the Cheap

Travel usually finds its way onto everyone’s bucket list. American author James Thurber incites the idea of wanderlust in his book The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by exclaiming, “to see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.”