Spirituality

3 Practices to Cultivate Kindness

Paramhansa Yogananda on Practice Kindness is contagious because we are all influenced by our environment. When we witness kindness, it encourages that kind of feeling our own hearts. Here are three ways that we can cultivate more kindness in our everyday lives. “Shoot people with the buckshot of your smiles,” as Paramhansa Yogananda said. Be the first to [...]

By |2020-02-17T21:05:25+00:00February 17th, 2020|Spirituality|0 Comments

Kai Karrel on the Shamanic Journey of Dance

Liberation and the Shamanic Journey are Processes of Learning We are always being invited to shed unwanted habits and patterns. And to be empowered to identify our highest purpose and then to experience the freedom to pursue it. Liberation is, however, no easy task. It is not so much a state of being as a [...]

By |2020-02-17T03:40:20+00:00February 17th, 2020|Spirituality|0 Comments

Russell Brand on Recovery

At  the Conscious Life Expo on Saturday, February 8, join Russell Brand on Recovery for Recovery Live. Learn more and buy tickets. What advice would you give to someone on the path of recovery? Keep it in the day. Don't drink or use drugs. Nothing material or external is ever going to fulfill you. The [...]

By |2020-02-05T21:01:16+00:00February 5th, 2020|Spirituality|0 Comments

Parashakti, Cacao, and the Chocolate Factory

Parashakti and Raw Chocolatier Daniel Sklaar at Fine + Raw The Science and Spirit of Cacao with Raw Chocolatier Daniel Sklaar As a shamanic practitioner, my work is often centered on touching into the energies of Mother Earth to connect with spirit in body and mind. One of my favorite and essential earth-based [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:15+00:00May 18th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

Taking Flight with Eagle Medicine

Parashakti and Eagle Medicine Winged Ones Jewelry. Photo by Vanessa Viola How Eagle Medicine Supports Vision in Shamanism As a shamanic practitioner, my work is about supporting dreams and turning those dreams into reality. I work to help people release fears and blockages in order to connect them to their higher vision, offering [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:20+00:00May 5th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments

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

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 |2020-02-11T15:17:24+00:00March 18th, 2019|Spirituality|0 Comments