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Dristi

Developing the Superpower of Direct Focus Dristi is most commonly known as the gazing point on which the eyes may focus. The word “dristi,” derives from the Sanskrit root “drstr,” which is where we get our English word “to direct.” Dristi can refer to a focal point, yet it is more than simply where we [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Falling into Autumn Rhythms

Shiva Rea guides an Ayurvedic Fall Practice for Peace   Shiva Rea and Students Yoga for Peace Mala Photo by David Young-Wolff     In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go? -Siddhartha Gautama In the Fall Equinox, [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Asana on the Ocean

Find a New Perspective with Stand up Paddleboard Yoga Practicing yoga on a stand up paddleboard perched on the water offers an amazing opportunity to float on clear blue waters and view the world from an entirely different point of view. What may look beautiful in a photograph may feel intimidating when attempting a pose [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Yoga|0 Comments

The Yoga of Slacklining

In the realm of extreme sports, slacklining is steadily rising to the top as a dynamic training method for an assortment of athletes and adventurers worldwide. What began as a pastime for rock climbers waiting for the weather to improve has evolved into a well-rounded practice that integrates physical strength, mental acuity, and complete body [...]

By | May 1st, 2013|Cross Training|1 Comment

Aerial Yoga: Take Your Practice to New Heights

Challenging your practice to new heights I’ve heard many stories of how people find yoga, and my story seems predictably similar.  I was a new mom.  My need for ways to de-stress, decompress, find happiness, and discover myself brought me to the mat.  Like many others, it took several years of “doing Yoga” before I [...]

By | February 27th, 2013|Yoga|1 Comment

Relating To Feet

Our Connection with Our Inheritance and the Earth Our connection to our feet is symbolic of our connection to the world around us. Are we tip-toers or stompers? Are we balanced or wobbly? Do those characteristics parallel what we know about our personalities? When a tip-toer enters a room full of strangers, their handshake may [...]

By | September 2nd, 2012|Yoga Therapy|1 Comment

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Q: I am pregnant and am having trouble figuring out which herbs [...]

By | June 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Q: I have suffered the past couple years with acid reflux. I [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Dancing through the practice with Carrie Janell Hamner

By Jessica Thomas It was a moment borne of dreams when Carrie Janell Hamner was hired at the age of 21 to be one of the Rockettes who make their home in New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. The precision dance group is an American entertainment institution. Carrie was hired on the spot (a [...]

By | February 7th, 2012|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

It’s A Sweet Note

Creative Artist Liz Marx Makes Her Mark With Artistic Raw Vegan Chocolate Love inspires many artistic creations. This is certainly true for glassblower, sculptor and raw chocolate artist Liz Marx. Her own love of chocolate initiated her quest for a chocolate recipe that she could eat every day and after playing around with recipes using [...]

By | December 6th, 2011|Healthy Eating|0 Comments