November, 2010

5 yoga stress busters

‘Tis the season to be busy. December is jam-packed with office lunches, holiday brunches, and family festivities. And, for some, feeling overwhelmed and stressed. We need take-anywhere Stress Busters to help us prevent and relieve stress. So here you go: 5 TAKE-ANYWHERE YOGA STRESS BUSTERS1. Breathe. Not chest-breath. Belly-breath. Inhale all the way from your belly…

Nov 30, 2010 · Read More · Comment

compassionate interception, and the angry guy who just gave you the finger

THIS IS A CALLINGTo everyone who’s ever met a stranger’s anger with anger, insults with insults. Including me. That girl on her bike who just gave you the finger? That guy jogging who just got pissed off at you for accidentally cutting him off? The homeless guy on the street who just insulted you? They…

Nov 23, 2010 · Read More · Comment

5 yoga tunes to take home with you

Some of my new favourite Yogi Bhajan-style Kundalini yogi tunes to help rise up my day. Maybe yours, too. GURUNAM SINGH: SILENT MOONLIGHT MEDITATIONGet it here. 1. TRACK NaamTranslation: Essence, or identityIn other words: Tapping into your deepest self, brimming with loving-kindness, peace, strength and joy 2. TRACK Aad Guray NamehTranslation:Aad Guray NamehI bow to the Primal Guru…

Nov 19, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)

10 tips on creating and maintaining your daily practice

I  believe that, sometimes, the way something begins dictates the way it ends. I’ve noticed this especially about days. How often have you heard someone say, “My day went from bad to worse?” This is just one of the millions of reasons I start my day with my morning practice (sadhana). Because when I start…

Nov 17, 2010 · Read More · Comment (4)

india arie: it’s a beautiful day

“Early in the morning. It’s the dawn of a new day. New hopes, new dreams, new ways. I open up my eyes and I open up my mind and I wonder how life will surprise me today.”

Nov 15, 2010 · Read More · Comment

taming vata: seasonal vinyasa tips for fall

This is a guest post from Melina Meza, BS Nutrition, Registered Yoga Teacher, 500 hours. Still not impressed? This woman’s been exploring the art and science of yoga and nutrition for over 16 years. Plus, she’s developed her own style of yoga called Seasonal Vinyasa. p.s. Not sure what the Ayur Vedic term Vata dosha means?…

Nov 11, 2010 · Read More · Comment

guest post: Teach Street yogis on how to fit yoga into your daily life

This is a guest post written by TeachStreet.  TeachStreet is a website dedicated to providing online and local classes as well as yoga classes. We all know the benefits, both physical and mental, that yoga provides us. Not only that but many find yoga to be a fun and relaxing experience. The problem is, not…

Nov 9, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)