Sacred Sound Current - Part II
Among the many wonderful blessings of mantra, including upliftment, healing and protection, one of the most beautiful experiences is the way mantras can connect you with a particular guardian...
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Practicing Safe Yoga
There is no doubt that yoga classes are an inspiring and supportive way to practice this ancient healing modality. Whether you are in need of healing the heart or the body, the end result is balance...
The voice within is an elusive voice, shy and reluctant to come into the open. Sometimes trying to hear it feels like chasing a mirage, listening for something that isn’t there. You may hear...
Maintain Mental Prowess
One of the myths of aging is the inevitability of losing your mental prowess. The good news is that there are there are a variety of things you can do to create a long-term positive effect on...
Yoga Revelation 3
Yoga has officially hit the mainstream. Everywhere you look it seems there is a plethora of new styles of yoga from which to choose. While it is fun, challenging and wise to experience...
Yoga for Fertility
For couples longing to conceive, fertility is a juicy topic. Yoga offers many tools that can help you prepare mentally, physically and emotionally for the journey to parenthood.
Sacred Sound Current - Part I
Mantra means "projection of the mind." In the book Raja Yoga, Swami Vivekananda spoke about how the entire universe is made up of mind waves or vibration. Through the technology of sound...
Ayurvedic Travel Tips
Air travel may be one of modern society’s greatest inventions, but like many new-age technologies, high-speed travel can cause subtle health imbalances. Travel, by definition...
Journaling for Mindfulness
When I first started practicing yoga, I had to learn how to set a strong foundation in each pose, otherwise I’d flail and flounder, tipping one way, then another, unable to...
The Story of Skin
Rough skin, blotches, spots, age-inappropriate sagging and wrinkles are indicators of lifestyle issues. The opposite is also true. When you have radiant health, your complexion is clear...
Yoga Revelation 2
When you are a child, it’s easy to dream big about what you might accomplish someday. It doesn’t cross the beginner’s mind to dwell on the necessary efforts, or fear of possible failure...
The Path to Inner Peace
Having forgotten to bring his usual background music, our yoga teacher decides to use the CD that happens to be in the player. “Surya Namaskar A,” he instructs. Soft sounds of nature flow from the...
Prescription for Health
Waking up early, meditating and practicing yoga is an essential way to start the day. I love my asana practice. But what happens when your body changes and your treasured asana practice...
The Possibilities of Journaling
The process of writing, like the process of asanas, lets you connect with an invisible source of energy that supports your efforts. Your journal, like your yoga mat, is a tool of self-awareness...
Meditation for Beginners
Feeling scattered mentally creates an inner world of chaos and prevents peace. I often hear from my yoga students and friends that they need to get focused and clear.
3 Tips to Defy Age
To a large degree, you can control how quickly—or slowly—your body ages. Whether you are 17 or 71, you choose what happens to your body by how you think, live and react to stress.
Sacred Journey of the Heart
The Aquarian shift that began in 2011 is carrying us from a mind-centered society to a heart-felt world. If we all were simply in a state of being love, everyone would have all the love they need.
Yoga Revelation I
The strength and flexibility that physically emerges from a yoga practice transcends the body to encompass the mind and spirit. A great way to develop this self-awareness is...
Relationship Yoga IV
In what areas of your life would you and your partner like to grow or stretch? In partner yoga, creating new poses together encourages sensitivity to your mutual needs and limitations.
The Blessing of Change
“What do I do now?” Whether it is unexpected job changes, ending a relationship, or simply embarking on a new journey, everyone faces the unknown at some point.
Yoga for the Chorus
Thursday, 9 a.m. – It’s time for Chorus in the high school. Please come into the Music Room and take a seat with the other students. To warm up your voice, we’ll begin with deep breathing...
Relationship Yoga III
Yoga is about making space. Some yoga postures create spaciousness in the spine; others make room for your organs, not to mention yoga practices to open up your heart chakra.
The Body Electric
We started this series on Nerves of Steel working on the power of the breath to become super-hero yogis. What’s a super-hero without a shield? Just like Captain America’s shield, your...
Learn More Than Moves
The practice of yoga changes your life. Being a teacher of yoga, I've been graciously blessed to witness the powerful shifts that emerge over time...
Want to do something unique for your child’s next birthday party? How about a yoga party? A yoga-themed party gives your child (and the birthday guests) opportunity fun way to get exercise...
Love Those Locks
At an Anatomy of Yoga workshop I recently attended, I saw a picture of all the abdominal muscles wrapped around the torso of the body, from the hip bones to the rib bones to the spine.
Meditation is a time-tested tool for stress reduction, calming the mind, gaining clarity and increasing intuition and concentration. Growing up, I saw my father meditate daily and heard his advice...
Mantra as Medicine
Humanity today enjoys great technological ability that could be used to solve world problems. However, many people are full of fear during these times.
Relationship Yoga I
In a yoga stretch, you tune into your body and become aware of your edge—that place where you’re opening up and challenging your muscles, but aren’t overstretching...
Yogic Food for Men
Can yoga channel the strongest biochemical energy in our bodies? Yes, yoga can actually serve men (and women) to redirect sexual energy into creativity, thus strengthening and balancing...
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