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6 Top Destinations You Shouldn’t Miss ~ Spiritual India

6 Top Destinations You Shouldn’t Miss ~ Spiritual India

  Spiritual India, rich in holy places, traditions and rituals, offers much for those seeking knowledge and awareness. Visit these popular sacred destinations of various faiths to maximize your spiritual experience in India. 1. Varanasi Varanasi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is another of the seven sacred Hindu cities with a very old history. […]

7 Qualities of People With High Emotional Intelligence

7 Qualities of People With High Emotional Intelligence

What exactly is emotional intelligence (EI)? Psychology Today says it’s: The ability to accurately identify your own emotions, as well as those of others The ability to utilize emotions and apply them to tasks, like thinking and problem-solving. The ability to manage emotions, including controlling your own, as well as the ability to cheer up or […]

4 Things To Think About In Your 20’s

4 Things To Think About In Your 20’s

  4 Things To Think About In Your 20’s Time will pass anyway. Set attainable goals and work towards them. I didn’t plan a career, I just took the next best steps (which worked out great – I worked in all forms of media) BUT… It’s OK if you aren’t sure what your dream is. […]

10 Things to Tell Yourself Instead of “I Can’t”

10 Things to Tell Yourself Instead of “I Can’t”

  We’ve all heard of the power of positive thinking and most of us probably believe it. The idea that we can increase our overall feeling of happiness by dwelling on uplifting things, isn’t all that far-fetched. But what do we do when our minds are so consumed with worry, fear, and discouragement, that we […]

Influential US Yoga Teachers

Influential US Yoga Teachers

  If we’ve been connected for any time at all you know my ultra-geeky thing is highlighting exceptional yoga teachers. I keep these kinds of lists handy when I travel because I look up their site and see if they are teaching in the town I’m visiting. Enjoy! Here’s a new list from somina.com. These […]

What is Merkaba Meditation

What is Merkaba Meditation

In this article, we are going to disclose about a certain kind of meditation that is so unique and interesting that with regular practice, you can transform your entire life! So without further delay, let’s get to it! What Does Merkaba Mean? The word Merkaba is made up of three words: Mer, Ka and Ba, […]

Yoga & Creativity

Yoga & Creativity

  “To have a sacred place is an absolute necessity for anybody today,” writer Joseph Campbell once said. “You must have a room or a certain hour of the day or so, where you do not know who your friends are, you don’t know what you owe anybody or what they owe you. This is […]

Malas: How to use Tibetan Prayer Beads

Malas: How to use Tibetan Prayer Beads

One of my readers asked if I could write a post on the proper way of holding and counting Tibetan Prayer Beads – malas. What are Malas? Mala is the original Sanskrit word for the prayer beads used for counting mantra recitations. Malas are ubiquitous in Tibetan Buddhist communities all over the world, wrapped around wrists or […]

In My Healthy Toolkit

In My Healthy Toolkit

My Healthy toolkit – (i’m sure there is a lot more, but i am just working on my first cup of coffee) Yoga — always my best tool (physically, emotionally and spiritually) Art – creating something “Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art.” – Pierre Auguste Renoir […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ VulnerabilityAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ VulnerabilityAsana

  Nine years ago in discovering myself again I acknowledge I was broken. Time alone gave me opportunities to breathe and heal. I fear, on a day like today, I’ll check out again. The hard part is keeping my heart open. I was so scared during surgery last Friday when my blood pressure jumped off […]

Six Invaluable Qualities

Six Invaluable Qualities

APPLYING THE SIX BUDDHIST PERFECTIONS (PARAMITAS) IN YOUR LIFE  The six perfections (paramitas) in Buddhism are considered “invaluable qualities” that develop during a Buddhist practice. The literal translation of “paramita” is “gone to the other shore,” a reference to the transcendence of delusion and reconnection with Buddha mind as reality. While the six perfections are […]

Forearm Balance, Yoga Inversions 101

Forearm Balance, Yoga Inversions 101

  Inversions are life-changing. Although yoga is never about “the pose” (there are eight limbs of yoga), we live in a visual world where people are posting images online. I’ve been on Instagram (IG) lately because I love playing around with the photo apps and I get endless inspiration from the global yoga community.   […]

Yin Yoga 101: What You Need To Know by Hope Zvara

Yin Yoga 101: What You Need To Know by Hope Zvara

Yin Yoga 101: What You Need To Know

Stretching is in your brain?

Stretching is in your brain?

“…when we increase our range of motion through stretching, it isn’t because we pulled on our tissues and made them longer. It’s because we visited the edge of our stretch (also called stretch “tolerance”) enough times that our brain started to feel comfortable there and it began to allow us to move deeper into that […]

The Power of Breathing: 4 Pranayama Techniques Worth Practicing

The Power of Breathing: 4 Pranayama Techniques Worth Practicing

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ PranayamaAsana “Any problem in the world can be solved by breathing” ~ Stephanie Spence The Power of Breathing: 4 Pranayama Techniques Worth Practicing Breathing is something we do on a daily basis. The body, in a living state, breathes involuntarily whether we are awake, sleeping, or actively exercising. Breathing […]

yoga wisdom of the day ~ agelessasana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ agelessasana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ agelessasana = keep moving, breathe, smile yeah baby – 55+ doesn’t look like what ‘they’ said it would. 6 months post total hip replacement i’m inline skating down Ocean Ave past the most beautiful beach in America. #grateful, oh yeah. smiling, oh yeah. i hope your day is full […]

10 dharma books everyone should have

10 dharma books everyone should have

Buddhism A-Z ~ selected by the editors of  Shambhala Sun  (which is now Lion’s Roar)  1. After the Ecstasy, the Laundry by Jack Kornfield (Bantam, 2000) According to Jack Kornfield, enlightenment does exist and is even pretty common. The rub is that after achieving it, day-to-day tasks and troubles still await you. This is a […]

Yoga Teacher Wisdom of the Day

Yoga Teacher Wisdom of the Day

“Your practice should meet you where you are, no chasing necessary. I sincerely wish people did not equate yoga with acrobatics. It does not do the system justice. I started taking private classes about twenty years ago when the yoga scene in Montreal was relatively quiet, so no one I knew was into it. In […]

Yoga In Space

Yoga In Space

i want to be a YoginiAstronaut ~ Yes Please !!  Tweet

How To Get The Most Out Of A Yoga Festival

How To Get The Most Out Of A Yoga Festival

by Stephanie Spence As soon as you leave home, determine to put all problems out of your mind. Tell yourself that the more you allow your mind to focus on the joy of the present moment, the more you will be able to focus your world lens on having a meaningful experience. You can enjoy […]

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