Meditation with Singing Bowl

Physiological and Psychological Effects of a Himalayan Singing Bowl in Meditation Practice A recent study looked at the effect of adding a Himalayan Singing Bowl to a directed relaxation (like a guided relaxation at the end of a yoga practice). … Continue reading

Melting the Fuzz

  Ever wonder why you feel so tight when you wake up in the morning, or when you have been still for too long? When we stop moving or become immobile, we start to grow “fuzz” in the sliding surfaces … Continue reading

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Clearing Meditation

Monday, September 16, 2013 5:00—6:30pm Pacific / 8:00—9:30pm Eastern If you cannot attend the live webinar and email will be sent with a link to view. To register: This is part 2 of our meditation series. The LifeForce Yoga® Chakra … Continue reading

Yoga and the Subtle Body

Part 1: Saturday, October 5th, 9am-12pm $35 Part 2: Saturday, November 9th, 9am-12pm $35 Yoga by Design, 2102 N. Country Club Rd (directions) Online Webinar: Friday, October 18, 4-6pm $25 Yoga is so much more that a physical practice. Using … Continue reading

Poem: A Deep Letting Go

A deep letting go, the deepest you could imagine. Witnessing the rise, watching the fall. Arise, to the surface, beloved. Bring your heart song with you. Awaken to the light, my love. Bring your joy with you. Open to all … Continue reading

Learn to Meditate

Now available as a download (comes with powerpoint pdf): Meditation is the jewel of yoga practice, yet it is one of the most difficult practices. We try to “still the mind” and it seems that everything we have every forgotten … Continue reading

Avoiding Future Misery

Heyam duhkham anagatam Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, 2:16 We cannot avoid the pains of the past, for they have already come to pass. We cannot avoid the pains of the present, for they are already in progress. The only pain … Continue reading

Yogic Three Part Breath

How to Practice Yogic Three Part Breath A person can survive for weeks without food and days without water. A person can only survive for minutes without air. We know what happens when we stop breathing, yet most of us … Continue reading

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga Therapy is a new distinction in the “Yoga-verse” — essentially a distinction between yoga instruction/classes and yoga as a therapeutic modality. Yoga Therapy uses time-tested yogic tools to support the remembrance of our innate wholeness. Yoga classes tend to … Continue reading

Healing

Life is hard, filled with sadness and loss. We experience great love in relationship and sooner or later it ends – by disagreement, sickness, death, or just growing apart. We hurt each other, we hurt ourselves, we hurt the world … Continue reading