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About Julian Walker

Julian Walker is a yoga and meditation teacher, bodyworker and ecstatic dance facilitator in LA. He is co-founder of the Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind yoga teacher training: ahemyogateachertraining.com.

Come As You Are

Cultivate Awareness in Yoga to Encourage Healing from Trauma Julian Walker When I took my first yoga class at Ana Forrest’s Santa Monica studio in 1992, I was quite proud of my straddle splits. I had been working with my genetically inflexible body for the previous three years in a home practice sourced from a [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Science And The Sacred: Love, Happiness And Attachment

Was the Buddha the greatest psychologist of the last three thousand years, or was he over-reacting a little? Does true happiness lie in a methodical release of our attachments in order to achieve perfect liberation, or might this be a recipe for imbalance? Surely there is wisdom in learning to let go, but perhaps investing [...]

By | August 26th, 2010|Sex & Love|0 Comments

Science and The Sacred: Mirrors Of Compassion

While teaching a workshop recently, I tried something I had never done before: I demonstrated a sequence without speaking a word. In the hushed movement of our shared breath, the participants observed my modified sun salutation and organized themselves into pairs to take turns witnessing one another. I was hoping to engage a recently identified [...]

By | April 2nd, 2010|Spirituality|0 Comments