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Sculpting Movement with the Great Mystery

Sculptor Anthony Elman explores movement and the great mysteries. It is Never Too Late: Learning and sculpting with the Great Mystery For me, learning has taken nontraditional paths. I grew up with learning disabilities that no one seemed to understand or know how to treat. This invited all kinds of critical voices that [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:22+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

The Ancient Art of Giving and Receiving: the Dance of Light and Kabbalah

Connecting to Kabbalah I was born in Jerusalem, and have at times struggled to connect with the spiritual tradition of my native land, including the Orthodox Judaism of my father. At times, Native American and yogic traditions have felt far more like “home” than the traditions of my bloodline. Recently, though, I’ve been exploring the [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:28+00:00April 5th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

High Relationship: Connecting Cannabis and Yoga

Chioma Nwosu photographed by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer at Radha Yoga LA Cannabis Liberation and the Spirit of Yoga, Meditation and Journeying Cannabis is a sacred plant. In ethnobotany, the study of the relationship between plants and people, the plants and fungi we call sacred have psychoactive or psychedelic properties. Through altered states of consciousness, [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:28+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Yoga|0 Comments

Sweat as Prayer: My Urban Sweat Lodge

Joe K & Parashakti Photographed by Vanessa Viola. Parashakti Clothing by Onzie. Sweat as Prayer, on the Dance Floor, in the Sweat Lodge, in the Yoga Studio To Sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. [...]

By |2019-07-25T15:32:51+00:00March 18th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

How Yoga Improves Mental Health

Yoga studios have steadily gained popularity in recent times and for good reason.  Research has shown that practicing yoga improves physical health and yoga improves mental health. Yoga is a moving meditation that connects the mind and body, creating a sense of integrity, peace and strength. Meditation has been scientifically proven to decrease emotional reactivity [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:41+00:00March 5th, 2019|Yoga|0 Comments

7 Practices to Step into Your Divine Feminine

Parashakti and Brandee wearing clothing by Onzie and turban by Venius Adams. Photo by Irene Ferri Find Alignment with the Energy of the Divine Feminine The energies of the Divine Feminine and the Divine Masculine swirl and dance inside all of us. They are the yin and yang that together make us whole. [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:46+00:00February 20th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

Heart Healthy HIIT Workout

Photo of Lauren Williams by Justin Steele Step up Cardio to Improve Physical Performance Cardio isn’t just for the endorphins. (Although who doesn’t love a little endorphin rush?) And it’s not just calorie burning. (Although it’s important to stay on top of that too.) Cardiovascular exercise is also vital for a healthy heart. [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:48+00:00February 13th, 2019|Cross Training|0 Comments

Meditation Becomes Empowered on Mahasivratri

Meditation Photo by Sej Saraiya Mahasivratri is a Path of the Inner Pilgrimage of Practice Mahasivratri is a significant spiritual festival observed by millions across India. This time is dedicated to Lord Siva, who destroys everything that is limited. Mahasivratri holds the blessings of the unlimited, the Spirit. Lord Siva (Shiva in North [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:52+00:00February 10th, 2019|Meditation|0 Comments