Two Do’s and a Don’t Seeing the obvious benefits to those who practice Yoga, doesn’t necessarily make forming a habit of practicing easier. "I wish" and "I will" are often an ocean apart. Preparation is key to tackling the challenge of forming a new habit. Eventually the habit of not-doing is replaced by the momentum of
Many practitioners in the Yoga community will tell you that Yoga can relieve back pain. Teachers see it first hand and often have experienced it first hand. A recent study confirms these observations. This study was financed with $400,000 and shows that Yoga provides relief from back pain. Not only
"Mirabai Ceiba’s latest release "Ocean" is a testament to the pure devotion they embody as musicians, chanting to God from their hearts…" Snatam Kaur "Mirabai Ceiba have created a beautiful, natural, warm album that we have found to be both inspirational and uplifting … we look forward to seeing them
To the Lost Forgotten Indigo Children of My Generation by Dharam Nidhan (Candace Hazelwood) Candace is a participant in the Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training and was captured on video reciting a poem she wrote for her friend.
Modern psychology in a movement that has come to be known as "positive psychology" is looking for ways that people can be happier. You recall the old psychology business model was looking for ways that miserable people can be normal. What these new-frontier psychologists are showing in their laboratatories is
People are always asking, "what is Kundalini Yoga?" "How is is different." Check out this video from Gurmukh from Los Angeles. This thirty-year veteran of the practice has it down.
Researchers have shown that the Kundalini meditation technique called the Kirtan Kriya can reduce and even reverse the effects of Alzheimers disease. First they measured the effects of the Kirtan Kriya on regular practitioners. By means of a brain scan called a SPECT (SPECT stands for Single Photon Emission Computerized
There is another word for mindful eating: savoring. It is at the opposite end of the eating spectrum from the cram-and-scram style so many of us moderns practice. Savoring, as the word implies, means to dwell gratefully on our food, its look, aroma, taste, its provenance, its history, its gift
The Rodale website offers five benefits to doing yoga. Some may surprise you.
The positive psychology movement is now about ten years old. Prior to that, psychology explored the questions, "what’s wrong with these people and how do we fix them?" Positive psychology asks very different questions. "Some people are happy and thriving. How do they do that?" "How do we teach other