PRACTICE

David Nichtern on Meditation

Duncan Trussell and David Nichtern at Samarasa Center in Los Angeles While on retreat with Ram Dass in Maui, popular podcaster Duncan Trussell came to a realization. “I don’t really know how to meditate.” So he sat down with David Nichtern, author, musician, and a senior meditation teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Meditation|0 Comments

Building Relationships of Joy with Inner Engineering

Get Your Fundamentals Right with Inner Engineering How to Deal with Relationships https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl8MUnLfEsk&t=1s With the stresses of modern life, it isn’t always easy to nurture deep, meaningful connections with others. In fact, research shows that Americans today are more disconnected from their family, friends, and neighbors than ever before. It indicates that people are [...]

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

YogaSlackers and Slacklining

YogaSlackers I took a lesson from YogaSlackers at Wanderlust Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe several years ago. YogaSlackers is a group of roving slackliners who live the outdoor adventure life. They also teach yoga poses on slacklines. Co-founded by Jason Magness and Sam Salwei in 2005, YogaSlackers has a roster of 138 teachers who have [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Slacklining as a Moving Meditation

Walk the Line: Slacklining If you’ve ever thought about running off to join the circus to enjoy the thrill of walking a tightrope like a Wallenda, you might be intrigued by the outdoor sport of slacklining. It is a challenging practice accessible to beginners that offers a method for connecting mental focus, breath, and embodied practice. [...]

By | July 10th, 2018|Cross Training|0 Comments

Shorty Yoga for Kids in Beverly Hills

  Shorty Yoga: A Studio for Kids Yoga Situated on the popular shopping destination strip of Robertson Boulevard is a space offering something entirely different, yet somehow completely kin. What is it? Shorty Yoga—a studio for yoga for kids, toddler, and babies. This polished space with a friendly neighborhood vibe welcomes families with children of [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

What is the Aquarian Sadhana?

  Aquarian Sadhana in Kundalini Yoga You’ll hear this phrase (Aquarian Sadhana) used by Kundalini yogis often. It’s a core part of the practice of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. You might take a class at a Kundalini Yoga studio and they invite you to attend sadhana, and you do a double take [...]

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

7 Practices to Cultivate Family Yoga Time

7 Steps for Family Yoga Practice Success Imagine how different the world would be if families regularly engaged in mind-body awareness and integration practices, like yoga and meditation. This could create time for everyone to be themselves, without judgement, in an holistic way. While it is admirable to want to develop a family yoga practice, [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences

Isha Institute of Inner-Sciences: A Powerful Space Energized by Sadhguru To Learn Classical Yoga Nestled on a breathtaking mountain top in the beautiful Cumberland Plateau of Tennessee, USA, Isha Institute of Inner-sciences is established as an infrastructure for raising human consciousness. It is dedicated to fostering global harmony through individual transformation. “We have built all kinds of [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

4 High Vibration Spiritual Guides on Social Media

Maryam Hasnaa by Taliesin Gilkes-Bower Finding Inspiration through Tweets In the noisy world of social media, and of minute-by-minute news updates, it feels like the collective has tipped towards celebrating the sensational and controversial. So, it’s little wonder that we’ve become desensitized to things that would ordinarily hit us with great impact. But [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Spirituality|0 Comments

Summer Essentials: Yoga Gear and Supplies for Everyone

Summer Essentials: Yoga Gear for All Practitioners As we move into the summer season, we can bring a greater sense of play into our practice. Our Yoga Gear can support our practice through a number of useful and uplifting items. We can select music that supports our ability to relax, we can wear sandals that allow [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Yoga Gear|0 Comments