Month: August 2015

“You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention. As your intention is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.” ~ The Upanishads I wrote this piece when I was a student yoga teacher.  Still struggling […]

 ‘AUM’  the all encompassing cosmic vibration of the universe The Sanskrit is praNava, meaning ever new[1]. This mantra is a commonly used one in our practice to unite the energy of the class, as well as a natural extension of the mantra, Namaste. According to the Mandukya Upanishad, the syllables of AUM represent the following realms […]

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” Lao Tzu According to Chinese philosophical thought, Tao is the fundamental intelligence which underlies everything. Tao gives rise to qi and qi gives rise to yin and yang. From yin and yang we have the […]

Originally posted on Deeper Into Sahaja Meditation:
According to an ancient Indian legend, there was once a time when all human beings were endowed with divine powers, but they abused their divinity so much that Brahma, the chief god, decided to take it away from them and hide it where it could never be found.…

Sitali “the cooling breath”[1]  is perfect for hot Summer time.  How Sit in a comfortable upright, seated position.  Spine nice and straight.  Hands gently on your knees.  You can have your legs folded,  or straight in front of you if this is too hard.  Keep your pelvis slightly tilted forward, you may sit on a block […]

Bhramari, is the primary pranayama for Vata. How Make sure to sit in a comfortable upright, seated position.  Spine nice and straight.  Hands gently on your knees.  You can have your legs folded,  or straight in front of you if this is too hard.  Keep your pelvis slightly tilted forward, you may sit on a […]

(nah-dee show-DAH-nah)  nadi = channel  shodhana cleaning, purifying[1] How Make sure to sit in a comfortable upright, seated position.  Spine nice and straight. Hands gently on your knees.  You can have your legs folded,  or straight in front of you if this is too hard.  Keep your pelvis slightly tilted forward, you may sit on […]