Categorized as: Practice

How Essential Oils Can Enhance Your Next Yoga Class

Written By: Rachel Krechnyak I rub my hands together and breathe into them deeply as if the soft, fleshy cave that they have formed is a slice of freshly baked pie; although this time the smell isn't of warm cinnamon apples or tart aromatic cherries that usually waft out of a tantalizing baked dessert. The enveloping fragrance is of citrus, remi

The Original Mother’s Day

Written By: Sujantra “She is the giver of form.” –Prasna Upanishad The most ancient of Indian yogic texts are contained in the Upanishads. They are made up of stories many centered around the quest for understanding the mysteries of life. In one of these writings, the Prasna Upanishad, Kapabandi asks his teacher Pippalada how

The Power of Truth

Written By: Sujantra In the ancient yogic texts it is written: “Truth alone triumphs.” We are taught as children to tell the truth and never to lie. Being truthful aligns with our sense of what is right and proper and resonates with our conscience. When we lie we never feel quite right about it. When we speak the truth we feel aligned wit

Core: The Foundation of Asana

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg We use the core to do pretty much everything in our bodies, from sitting up to standing tall, there's a core muscle engaged. So often we refer to training the core as achieving six-pack abs, but that's only the surface!

The Benefits of Child’s Pose

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg ...Whenever stress takes over, whenever you need to reconnect with your breath, your intention, Balasana is always there for you.

Synchronicity

Written By: Sujantra McKeever My nephew recently asked me what I had learned from all my years of meditation. I answered him in one word: synchronicity.

Love and Respect

Written by: Sujantra “To love yourself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” –Oscar Wilde To love oneself means to care for oneself – to be careful with yourself.

10 Ways to De-Stress Your Mind

 

Why You Need Vitamin “N” Now More Than Ever

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg Vitamin N? No, it's not the next superfood must-have in the wellness world. In fact, it's quite the opposite. It's something we have always had enough of throughout our entire human existence, until now. Vitamin "Nature."

How Tea Can Contribute to Your Wellness Routine

By Emily Ruth I love nothing more than to come home after a long day and put my legs up the wall (vipariti karani), and then have a cup of tea. Honestly, I love to start my day with tea.