Category: Benefits of Yoga

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Going Deeper

What Is a Yoga Immersion? What about all these bios and labels about different styles of yoga? I understand that if you are considering a yoga immersion or retreat of some kind, it would be nice to have an understanding of what, and with whom, you will share this experience. I will try to bridge...

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3 New Ways Kirtan Kriya Helps Keep Your Brain Sharp

An easy, low cost, side effect-free way to boost your brain power and help you be healthier and more spiritually attuned as you age would have a major impact on your quality of life and happiness. It would also reduce some of the staggering health care costs seen today. Recently The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention...

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Align and Be Well

The Fallout of Bad Posture Poor posture, slouching and slumping cause our bodies to absorb the daily stress of poor body mechanics. These stressors can result in muscle spasms, spinal misalignment and pain. The discs or cartilage between our vertebrae give our spine the flexibility to perform tasks. Repeated misaligned movements, however, make it easy...

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The Gift of Yoga: LOVE

"Thank you for taking time for you today" is a frequent remark my yoga instructor makes. Giving yourself the gift of a yoga practice is an act of love. Yoga impacts each yogi in an individual way, but there are also many universal benefits. 1. Blood Pressure- Increased circulation and oxygenation of the body through a consistent yoga practice decreases blood pressure. 2. Core Strength- Many...

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Yoga Means Union…Right?

By Dana Layon What Does Yoga Mean? Ok, I know that yoga means union; Om is the sound of Oneness; when we practice we release judgment and expectation; and all yoga styles are born on the same principle of uniting with the Divinity within. Am I missing anything? Why then am I seeing so much...

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The Yoga of Service

A Tradition of Service For dedicated Yoga practitioners, and kind people everywhere, a life of service is the most rational way to leave this world a better place than they found it. "One of the easiest ways to help ourselves is to help another," said Linda Wilkerson, co-owner of Yoga Village. "As we deepen our...

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The Yoga of Song: Kirtan

  The Power of Voice If you have ever found yourself lost in the lyrics of a familiar song, singing to your heart’s content as you ride idle in a traffic jam, then you’ve entered the world of kirtan, albeit by metaphor. “Kirtan is a spiritual practice that originated in India centuries ago. The word...

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Summer Cleanse with Melon

Summer is a perfect time to cleanse using melons. Melons are like little scrubbing brushes for your intestines. Eat watermelon as a mono diet for detoxing and weight lost. Women for 4 days and Men 11 days. Eat as much as you like. Try it with a little black pepper it helps to reduce gas...

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Three Commitments For Better Yoga And a Happier Life

In Yoga, commitment is the difference between success and failure. Here is a list of three commitments that will put you on the path to success. Practice The more you practice, the more you get out of it. Find ways to commit to an enjoyable asana (poses) and pranayama (breathing) practice. Make sure that it makes you...