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The proof is in the pudding. When one looks at long time yoga practitioners, they look vibrant and full of life well into their senior years.
It can seem daunting to begin teaching yoga immediately after you get your certification. But you are ready, now. Not tomorrow–right now! Here's what you need to do and some things to keep in mind:
What is busy-ness? Where does it come from? And how do we overcome it?
Things started to change from there. Just like epiphanies can spark dramatic change – yoga began to work at me. I was like a giant piece of marble, the yoga was Michelangelo. The practice chiseled away at my emotions, my fears, my smallness and made me see my relationships in a new light.
Intuition is not some sort of super power that only some special people can attain. It's a gift bestowed to all of us irrespective of our religion, caste, creed, color or beliefs.
Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is darkness, light. Where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Spirit, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as [...]
Ahimsa, or non-harming, the first of Patañjali’s yamas, implies an attitude of authentic non-violence towards all beings. Yoga Sutra2.35 ahims?prati??h?y?m tatsannidhau vairaty?gah According to Nischala Joy Devi’s translation and commentary, The Secret Power of Yoga, the yamas are, “reflections of our true nature”. Show More Summary
A non-Buddhist meditates and reviews a book about Buddhism, but still isn't a Buddhist. That might be a koan, but I'm not sure.
As Yogis and Yoginis, we’ve all heard the stories about Ganesha, the remover of obstacles. The myths of the jolly elephant are abundant in yoga culture. I think I’ve heard them all, and dearly love each one. However, it wasn’t until I heard one of Noah Maze’s takes on Ganesha’s little friend Mushika, the mouse, [...]
"The primary purpose of the Yoga Service Council Conference was to forge connections among practitioners committed to bringing yoga to underserved populations including abused women, prisoners, at-risk children and youth, veterans, cancer patients, and the homeless. Show More Summary
My profound heartache did crack me wide open, and once cracked open, my yoga practice allowed the light to flood in. The yoga allowed me to dive even more deeply into my soul, to touch the heights of elevated consciousness and to taste the bliss that we are meant to enjoy as spiritual beings living this physical life.
Dr. Edward Bach recommended the following flower essences for different experiences of fear.
You don’t like your bits and twinkles?