Forty Years Of The Five Tibetans

Discovering Methods of Increasing Vitality In 1977 I moved to a high desert spiritual retreat center in Joshua Tree California, called The Institute of Mentalphysics. Started by a former British journalist and geographer named John Edwin Dingle, the center flourished from the 1940s through the 1970s, teaching methods of breathing and meditation that Dingle had [...]

By |2019-12-10T19:27:53+00:00December 10th, 2019|Yoga|0 Comments

From Surviving to Thriving: Healing Trauma with Yoga

Beth Shaw photo by David Young-Wolff We don’t need to look far to see that as a society we are suffering—just look at increasing rates of mass shootings, homelessness, addiction, and suicide. For many, trauma is part of the root cause of this suffering and we have learned that untreated trauma has lasting [...]

By |2019-11-07T08:05:50+00:00November 7th, 2019|Yoga|0 Comments

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