Meditation

Upgrade your Flight for Free with These 8 Meditation Practices

  Yogis have been dreaming of flight for thousands of years, and now here we are. Flying has become so commonplace that more than three billion people fly somewhere every year.   If you have ever looked up in the sky and wondered, “How many people are up there right now?” – the answer is [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Reflections on Teaching Mindfulness in Recovery

I am always filled with anticipation and curiosity when I walk into the workshop room. On this particular foggy morning (there is often morning fog in the central coast town of Pismo Beach), there are seven people in recovery ranging in age from 19 to roughly 55. There’s a jovial friendliness between the men and [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Sri Prem Baba on Cultivating Silence on the Path to Purpose

  Sri Prem Baba is a man on a mission leading a movement to awaken love and inspire people to experience a new way of living life.   The new way that he suggests is one based on our ability to experience greater self-knowledge rather than continually chasing material rewards. Through this, we can live [...]

By | August 27th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Finding Balance and Joy at The Feathered Pipe Ranch

This was my first retreat and I put a lot of work into it.  But I had powerful assistance from this land. It created the space for transformation and truly aided in the experience. For thousands of years, people have traveled to global power spots like Machu Picchu and the Egyptian pyramids to investigate the [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Yogic Tips for Handling Depression

  Depression comes to all of us to some degree. It can be debilitating or subtle, and it shows up in a number of different ways including fatigue, anxiety, anger, or even becoming frozen in our lives. It wastes much of the precious time that we have been allotted here on Earth. After all, it [...]

By | July 29th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Once Divided Book Review

There is an art to sharing evocative inspiration that combines photography and poetry. Susan Currie is a master of this art form. In her book, Once Divided: Words and Images, Susan—who serves as both author and photographer—offers a curated selection of professional images she shot over many years combined with her own personal verse. The [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Books & DVDs, Don't Show on Home Page|0 Comments

David Lynch, Meditation, and Yoga Gives Back

    Yoga Gives Back: How did you get involved with the practice of Transcendental Meditation? David Lynch: Sometime in the late 1960s or early 1970s I heard a phrase, “True happiness is not out there—true happiness lies within.” This phrase had a ring of truth to it for me. But it is a frustrating [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Meditation|1 Comment

Meditation on the Ocean

Sunset over Santa Monica Photo by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer The word ocean is so beautiful that it is a mantra all by itself. Listen to the sound of it––Ooooohhhhh turning into shhhhnnnnn. It has a susurration* that lends itself to meditation, a variation on OM. The physical reality of the ocean is a great [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

What Happens When 10,000 People Meditate with Deva Premal

How a global meditation helps us connect to community—and uplift the world. Nearly 10,000 people in over 20 countries participated in Deva Premal & Miten’s Buddha Full Moon Meditation at 9am worldwide on May 21 to create a wave of healing energy across the planet. The Buddha Full Moon, also known as Wesak, “is one [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|Music|0 Comments

Visiting the Spa with Alysia Reiner

Photo of Alysia Reiner at Exhale Spa at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood by photographer David Young-Wolff. Yoga, Massage, and other Self-Care Tips from an Actress on the Go This actress, filmmaker, activist, and mom knows how to maintain balance amidst a busy schedule of traveling, filmmaking, and raising a family. When it [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Spas|2 Comments