Category Archives: meditation

Fusing Your Practice with Your Life

Yoga practice and philosophy—together these two lead to a broad and penetrating understanding of life. Among the most important philosophical texts in yoga is the Bhagavad Gita, a treasure house of teachings written in the form of an intimate conversation … Continue reading

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Jim Carrey’s Commencement Speech

Beyond his comedic ability, Jim Carrey brings up some great nuggets of wisdom in his commencement address to the students at Maharishi University of Management (MUM). I highly recommend that our Yoga Teachers watch it! Tess

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Just S.T.O.P Your Worrying!

As a champion worrier (our family refers to this phenomenon as me going to my “Stephen King mind”) I have been thinking about what to offer you in the myriad ways I have learned to address compulsive worry and obsessive … Continue reading

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Ayurveda at Home

In the science of Ayurveda, this is a great time to detox the body. We are naturally eating and exerting less, and the heat of this Pitta season adds to the Agni, or internal fire, that can help eliminate (literally, … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind

Thank you, Elephant Journal, for the great column! The Top 5 Monkey Mind Maneuvers. Yogi or not, you may have begun to suspect that the world we live in today is a holy chaos festival of stimulation and that maybe … Continue reading

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One Spice Fits all Imbalances – From Elephant Journal

India has among the lowest rates of prostate, breast, colon and lung cancer in the world. Some researchers attribute these numbers to the regular consumption of a common household spice, which has also been shown to offer support for cognitive … Continue reading

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Your Sacred Space

I’ve been talking a lot about expanding one’s Yoga practice beyond movement (which is our new catch phrase) by practicing seated silent meditation, Primordial Sound Meditation to be specific. That comes as no surprise to anyone that knows me, as … Continue reading

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