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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 focus; […]

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

Falling into Autumn Rhythms

Shiva Rea guides an Ayurvedic Fall Practice for Peace

 

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, or Alban Elfed in the Celtic tradition, we are […]

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 on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 be […]

By | September 2nd, 2012|Yoga Therapy|3 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” to [email protected].

Q: I am pregnant […]

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” to [email protected].

Q: I have suffered […]

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

Dancing through the practice with Carrie Janell Hamner

Carrie Janell
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 […]

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 […]

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