Sure Fire Way To Happiness

On November 26, 2014, in Yoga, Yoga Mind, by Stacy McCarthy

Gratitude is a sure fire way to happiness. Research shows that practicing gratitude can elevate our happiness by 25%. In fact, gratitude has the strongest link to well being compared to any other character trait. For many homes the holidays are busy & sometimes stressful, either preparing your home for others or traveling on the [...]

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From Yoga To Harvard

On October 7, 2014, in Guru's of all kind, Yoga Mind, by Stacy McCarthy

When my children were young, I use to go on and on about the benefits of yoga and how it would help them. Funny thing, whenever I proselytized about yoga they hated it, but when I was being yogic, they loved it. Beyond the physical practice of yoga, I shared the deeper teachings that would [...]

Stacy McCarthy: Rancho Santa Fe Review

On August 7, 2014, in Media, by Stacy McCarthy

It’s no stretch for Rancho Santa Fe yoga instructor to ‘give back’ Stacy McCarthy runs her own yoga studio and is also a MiraCosta College faculty member. ‘I’m most proud of making a difference,’ she says. Photo by Kristina Houck By Kristina Houck As one of North County’s most prolific yoga instructors, Stacy McCarthy doesn’t [...]

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Impermanence: In loving Remembrance of Buddha & Lily

On July 4, 2014, in Doga Yoga, Guru's of all kind, by Stacy McCarthy

My beloved big, beautiful Buddha Boy and his lovely, little sister Lily passed away within 10 days of each other just shy of their eighth birthday. Buddha and Lily were special “dogi’s” who raised thousands of dollars for No Kill Animal Shelters. I adopted both of them when they were four months old. I taught [...]