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Ayurveda and the Athlete

Ayurveda and the Athlete: Recovery begins with the first breath. Skateboarding the Great Wall or base jumping from Mt Everest. While these may be examples on the far end of the sport spectrum, in general, people now are chasing extreme pendulum shifts to extract as much pleasure-seeking juice out of their dopamine receptors as they [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Wide Awake

Yoga to Promote Sound Sleep When asked of the Buddha “Are you a man, or a God?” the Buddha replied... “I AM AWAKE.” I’ll start with the bad news—in some cases, chronic insomnia has no real cure. While there are many types of insomnia and many reasons for sleeplessness and sleep difficulties, for some of [...]

By | October 30th, 2012|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

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

Nourishing Breath of Creation

A meditation on the rhythm of breathing inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new translation of the vijnana bhairava tantra bharita: nourished, full, filled with Beloved, show us how incarnate beings can know infinity. This is the request of Devi, The Goddess who is The Energy of Life, to Shiva, her eternal and inseparable partner. [...]

By | December 20th, 2011|Meditation|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

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] Question: Beginning three weeks before the clocks changed in the Fall, I’ve been overeating [...]

By | December 6th, 2011|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Arm and Arm

They say follow your bliss but I say follow your pain. Because I’m starting to notice that when I follow my pain, then my bliss follows me. This happened recently with my arm pain. The pain had become so bad that at the end of class, sitting in final cross-legged position, instead of [...]

By | November 27th, 2011|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche A meditation on satisfaction and dissatisfaction inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new translation of the vijnana bhairava tantra Tripti-yoga – “satisfaction” - (Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, p 454) Keith Richards said something the other day on the radio that really struck a chord in my heart. He was talking about [...]

By | November 12th, 2011|Meditation|0 Comments