PRACTICE

Empower Yourself this New Year with Inner Engineering

The Practices of Inner Engineering Support Achieving Goals It’s that time of the year again. Amidst the festivities and the shopping, there is a New Year’s resolution gaining resolve somewhere in the back of your mind. As you’re thinking of working towards creating a better you, consider a choice that can empower you to achieve [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Meditation|0 Comments

The Joys of Home Practice

Photo by Francesco Ungaro Cultivating Energy, Attention, and Appreciation through Home Practice When I began practicing yoga more than a decade ago, I had no intention of starting a home practice, even though each of my teachers had encouraged me to do so. Most of the time I felt lost on my mat, uncertain [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

5 Tips for Maintaining a Personal Practice

How New Parents Can Keep up their Personal Practice I was completely unprepared for the total lifestyle shift of becoming a mom. Those first few days and weeks postpartum were a major shock to my system. My body felt completely foreign to me, my days were no longer my own, and I wondered if my [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

Safe is the New Flexible

There are a lot of new poses out there on Instagram, like this pose, which some call "Pistol Squat Compass Pose," or "Eka Pada Parvritta Utkatasana Surya Yantrasana." Many yogis used to put these shocking shapes as "after" pictures, but for other seasoned practitioners, these types of shapes have become the "before." Photo of [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

The Power of Language

How your words can either empower or disempower you The subconscious mind is getting a lot of buzz these days. The folks leading the personal development/human potential movements have honed in on it as the method behind our proverbial madness (i.e. how and why humans operate the way we do). You see, the subconscious mind [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

What Really Happens in Meditation

  The Thoughts that Arise in Mediation “Oh my God, it is such a relief to just sit down for a minute.” “F**K, there are a million thoughts flying everywhere.” “All I can think about is all the unfinished stuff on my to-do list.” “This can’t be right. All I can feel is the pressure [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Meditation|0 Comments

7 Suggestions for Safe Plant Medicine

  Embarking on the path of using plant spirit medicines for mental, emotional, or physical healing is a serious undertaking. Find a shaman and community you trust. I find these 7 tips for safe plant medicine a meaningful set of guidelines for navigating this space. 1. Choose a Facilitator Carefully Choose a person with considerable [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Transcending the Mind with Plant Spirit Medicines

Accomplishment of the yogi can come from consumption of herbs Spirituality is an inside job. Nobody can walk the path other than ourselves. Having said that, in my experience there are triggers for stepping onto the spiritual path that often come from outside ourselves. Life-changing events like the loss of a loved one, loss of [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Surya Kriya – Living Without Friction

Activating the Sun Within You with Surya Kriya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKiQvH2Sumk   Live without Friction Have you noticed that one certain days your life seems to be flowing smoothly and other days no matter what you encounter, it is riddled with friction? Is this friction merely with the situations that you are faced or is there [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

6 Simple Keys to Happiness

Six Keys offer techniques for living a spiritually-connected and purpose-filled life. These energetic Keys will give you simple, easy, and quick access points to opening the gates to the inner reservoir of your strength, resilience, love, and harmony. Why are the 6 Simple Keys so important? The rapidly changing culture of our times is pushing [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments