Travel

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

Catalina: An Island Retreat for Yogis

  As any good yogi will attest, taking a yoga practice on the road brings with it a whole new sense of enlightenment. Yoga retreats in exotic locales abound. The price tag for such a getaway, though, may seem daunting. So when we heard about the one-day Yoga/Hike collaboration between REI and Catalina Island, our [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Festivals & Retreats, Travel|0 Comments

“I Love You…” Santa Barbara: A Romantic Weekend and the Three Words that Make a Relationship

  We had been dating for several months and it was time to take the next relationship step. The words had been dancing in our minds and even out loud (he let it halfway slip out when saying good night on the phone—that slip let loose released a flood of butterflies in me). We were [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Travel|0 Comments

111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss Book Review

The VDL Research House photographed by Lyudmila Zotova from 111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss I admit it: I love living in LA. As a native New Englander, I’m a bit shocked to hear myself say those words aloud, but it’s true. I didn’t move to the city knowing [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Ayurveda for Travelers

Cinnamon Tea is a powerful Ayurvedic remedy for traveling.   When we’re flying through the air (sometimes literally) one of our greatest challenges is to keep our feet firmly planted on the ground. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques from Ayurveda for travelers. The teachings of Ayurveda tell us that the fall [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Retreats and Festivals March 2016

Sedona Yoga Festival March 10-13 Sedona, Arizona sedonayogafestival.com Sedona’s famous red rocks and powerfully energetic vortexes provide the setting for a transformational weekend offering yoga, Ayurveda, kirtan, energy medicine, healing arts, meditation, and more. The schedule includes stargazing, vortex yoga hikes, outdoor practices, flow with gong meditation on the patio, and scientific information on the [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Retreats March 2015

  Retreats March 2015 3-Day Liver/Gallbladder Cleanse with Frank Ferranti Hacienda Hot Springs, Desert Hot Springs, CA, March 29-31 Join internationally known wellness advocate Frank Ferrante and Sedona Wellness practitioners for a three-day cleanse in the heart of Sedona at a private tranquil desert resort, Hacienda Hot Springs Inn. Frank Ferrante is the motivational speaker [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments

Guidelines for Stress-Free Travel

While the positive aspects of travel include seeing new places, meeting new people, and many other joyful experiences, we have to find ways to cope with the mind/body stress and anxiety associated with changes in our usual daily routines and rhythms. According to the science of Ayurveda, the psycho-physiological, elemental or chemical balance of an [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Yoga on the Road

Preparing for a retreat, organizing your bag, incorporating chanting in the car, planning ahead to maintain balance, and packing a warm scarf can help you cultivate equilibrium on your many adventures, wherever your travels take you. Top 10 Tips for Staying Balanced While Traveling By Gigi Yogini 1. Pack Consciously to Lighten Your Load When [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|Travel|1 Comment

Explorer’s Mind

What happens when I meditate? I have two totally conflicting desires: I love to travel, and I love to be at home. Fortunately, meditation satisfies both. Minds don’t wander, they journey, and the purpose of all this travel is to return home enriched. Human beings have a hunger for fresh experience. We are always exploring, [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments