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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

Easy Yoga Stretches with Audrey Walzer

Easy Yoga Stretches with Audrey Walzer is the perfect DVD for those who desperately need the physical benefits of Yoga, but may feel overwhelmed by the philosophy or athleticism of many Yoga practices. The 240-minute DVD is broken up into three types of practice sequences: those for home, office, and travel. Each section is divided [...]

By | February 15th, 2012|Books & DVDs|1 Comment

Hatha and Flow Yoga for Beginners with Tamal Dodge

Hatha and Flow Yoga for Beginners with Tamal Dodge is an ideal DVD for those just beginning to practice or for experienced yogis looking to participate in a calm, back-to-basics Yoga lesson. The DVD is divided into two half-hour segments, “Hatha” and “Flow,” making this video ideal for anyone looking to fit Yoga into their [...]

By | December 22nd, 2011|Books & DVDs|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] Question: Beginning three weeks before the clocks changed in the Fall, I’ve been overeating [...]

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

Urban Roots: Documenting A Backyard Revolution On Film

Leila Connors and Frank Fitzpatrick discuss the movement toward urban farming and community building in Detroit. “Opening a Yoga studio is one of the most revolutionary acts you can engage in today,” says film producer Leila Connors. “The practice of Yoga,” she continues, “helps you develop independent thinking, even though you don’t realize the shift [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|Film|1 Comment

The Heart of Transformation

  ‘Yoga is skill in action;’ this is one of my favorite definitions of Yoga, from the Bhagavad Gita,” says filmmaker and Yoga teacher Saraswati Clere. “Yoga constantly invites us to become our better selves.” “In this world we are challenged every day, and I find it is yoga that guides me in the skill [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|Film|0 Comments

Seven Ways to Green Your Dinner Plate

  The ideals of consciousness teach us that we are connected to each other and to our surroundings. With this in mind, we can bring the same levels of mindfulness we cultivate on our yoga mat to our decisions when buying, preparing, and eating food. Here are seven suggestions to green your dinner plate, improve [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Recipes

Celery, Beet and Carrot Spring Detox Juice This brightly colored drink offers the sweetness of beets and carrots, the saltiness of celery, and the peppery overtones of radishes, garlic, and black pepper. Parsley adds a refreshing touch of green. Spring is nature's detoxification and cleanse season. The sweet cheesecake, buttery pecan pie, and rich food [...]

By | April 13th, 2011|Recipes|0 Comments