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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

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

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

Ayurveda Q & A

  Q. I’ve heard a lot about sesame oil and its benefits in Ayurveda. Why is it used so much and how can I incorporate sesame oil in my daily life?   A. Sesame oil comes from the tiny oval shaped sesame seed (Sesamun indicum); we all are familiar with this seed that sits on top [...]

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