Yoga

Yogananda’s Kriya Yoga Lessons Enter the 21st Century 

Self-Realization Fellowship Mother Center in Mount Washington. Courtesy of Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles. An updated version of ancient Kriya Yoga teachings for the modern era The well-maintained grounds and panoramic view of the iconic downtown Los Angeles cityscape, like the “Mother Center” itself (as the place is known to devotees), photographs like a [...]

By |2019-08-02T22:26:13+00:00July 30th, 2019|Yoga|1 Comment

Keep the Care in Self-Care

Sarah Ezrin photographed by Emilie Bers How to develop a healthy relationship with our self-care practices Hi, my name is Sarah…and I am an addict. What kind of addict, you may ask? You name it. Honestly, I am no longer sure I am simply addicted to one thing. When I consider addiction, it’s [...]

By |2019-07-29T19:59:07+00:00July 27th, 2019|Yoga|0 Comments

The Happy Heart Found in Family Yoga

Desi Barlett and her kids practicing family yoga. Photo by Natiya Guin Reflecting on a Changing Practice One of the many characteristics of yoga is how the practice can change to meet the needs we have at any point of our lives. We practice solo yoga and family yoga and a lot of [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:02:04+00:00May 28th, 2019|Yoga|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

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

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 |2019-06-08T23:03:14+00:00December 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 |2019-06-08T23:03:14+00:00December 4th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments