Yoga

Safe is the New Flexible

There are a lot of new poses out there on Instagram, like this pose, which some call "Pistol Squat Compass Pose," or "Eka Pada Parvritta Utkatasana Surya Yantrasana." Many yogis used to put these shocking shapes as "after" pictures, but for other seasoned practitioners, these types of shapes have become the "before." Photo of [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:16+00:00December 4th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

The Power of Language

How your words can either empower or disempower you The subconscious mind is getting a lot of buzz these days. The folks leading the personal development/human potential movements have honed in on it as the method behind our proverbial madness (i.e. how and why humans operate the way we do). You see, the subconscious mind [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:03:18+00:00December 4th, 2018|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 |2019-06-08T23:56:58+00:00June 5th, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

Teachers, It’s Time to Adjust Our Hands-On Adjustments

Sarah Ezrin and Hands-On Adjustments with Students. Photo by Scott Mitchell Fine-tuning hands-on adjustments I participated in injuring a student once. There was no pop. There was no scream. In fact, in the moment, there was nothing that told me I had done anything wrong, including the student. I remember her body moving [...]

By |2018-04-02T18:19:56+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

Crown Chakra Aromatherapy Practices to Strengthen Mental Clarity

Seventh Chakra Practices to Develop Mental Clarity Yoga, meditation, and polarity exercises combined with aromatherapy can help us integrate mind, body, and spirit while promoting mental clarity and simultaneously releasing stress and angst. The language of the chakra system offers a vocabulary to help us navigate this process. The Chakra System The chakra system is [...]

By |2018-01-21T16:08:48+00:00January 21st, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

Lighten Up The Heart Chakra with Aromatherapy

Yoga Teacher Grace Flowers is wearing clothing by Silly Yogi. Photo by David Young-Wolff. The Fourth Chakra: Lighten Up and Feel Joy With Essential Oils, Yoga, Polarity Therapy, Meditation & Affirmation for Heart Chakra Aromatherapy The heart is our point of internal connection. The relationships to ourselves and to others originate from the [...]

By |2017-11-23T05:49:00+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Third Chakra Aromatherapy, Yoga, Polarity Therapy

The Third Chakra is also known as the fire chakra. In Sanskrit, its name is Manipura, which means “lustrous gem of the city.” This energy center is located at the solar plexus and corresponds with our zest for life, our will, our drive, the ability to express anger and frustration, and the process of transformation. [...]

By |2017-10-04T15:38:45+00:00October 4th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Discovering Life Through Yoga: YOGA The Secret of Life Book Review

It is a constant revealing, a constant unlayering or peeling away, to find that essence of who you really are.   The artist Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. These past couple of years however have found him a bit closer to his home in Rhinebeck, New York, [...]

By |2017-09-24T17:26:49+00:00September 24th, 2017|Books & DVDs, ENTERTAINMENT, Yoga|0 Comments