Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Joy of Giving

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Take inventory this holiday season. Look around. Peek into your closets, cabinets and drawers. Do you have a lot of stuff? Most of us do. Take stock of your stuff. What do you really need to keep? What can you … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

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There is much to worry about in this world of ours. Just click on the news or open a newspaper and you will have endless opportunity for concern. No doubt we do face significant problems –  our environment is being … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

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Every year we return to the home of Yoga – Rishikesh, India – where we teach at the International Yoga Festival and lead a Deep Yoga retreat. It’s held at Parmarth Niketan Ashram on the banks of the Ganges River, … Continue reading

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You Are the Master

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Yoga is an invitation into Mastery of Life. Come fully into the present moment. Tune out all the noise and distractions in life. Reclaim your sacred consciousness through the art of mantra and withdrawal of the senses. Tune in to … Continue reading

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Shama

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Tranquility and calmness of mind. In Yoga, this called Shama. Without Shama, we cannot have peace or balance in our lives. This is why the Yoga Sutras teach us that stilling the busyness of our minds is the primary pathway … Continue reading

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Transformation

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Most of us have hopes and dreams about ways in which we would like to improve our lives. Maybe a better diet, reducing our stressful pace or committing more to our practice. It’s easy, however, to put off fulfilling these … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Humility

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Yoga teaches us that there is great power in the gentle act of humility. The more that we can release, surrender and let go, the closer we come to a state of Yoga. In this state, we are no longer … Continue reading

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