Scott Moore

Psyche and Eros Part 1: When Paradise Isn’t Good Enough

Psyche and Eros Part 1: When Paradise Isn’t Good Enough

Psyche and Eros What can mythology teach us about when life throws you a curve and you find a wonderful solution, only to discover that it’s not so perfect after all? Greek myth says that long, long ago, there was a woman named Psyche who was the most beautiful woman in the kingdom. In fact, […]

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Know Thyself

Written by on July 10, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Know Thyself

In Greece, mythic and modern times meld into a magic landscape of craggy shores, emerald green oceans, and a history that speaks from the dust. Socrates, the father of western philosophy, ably occupies one of Greece’s rich, historic chapters. And from the dust, Socrates invites us to search within ourselves to truly know ourselves, whatever […]

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Horse Medicine: Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit

Written by on July 4, 2018 in Animals and Pets, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Horse Medicine: Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit

I’ve had the great pleasure of leading mindfulness and yoga retreats at Wild Heart Horse Sanctuary, a sanctuary that houses rescues wild mustangs. Sonya Richins is a wonderful woman with an enormous heart and limitless energy to devote to saving these beautiful animals. At the sanctuary, we experience “horse medicine” which teaches us volumes about […]

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Getting High on Life

Written by on July 3, 2018 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Getting High on Life

The word prana is Sanskrit meaning life force energy. We feel and experience prana at all times, although we probably have different names for it. Unfortunately, many of the ways we change our energy today use substances like sugar, caffeine, or alcohol which exact a crash on the other side. Millennia of practice and experimentation […]

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The Science of Yoga

The Science of Yoga

Yoga is a lot of things. It’s an art, it’s a philosophy and mode of spirituality, it’s a type of therapy. But perhaps more than any of these yoga is a science. Science is often misunderstood as a bundle of facts—information that has been proven and is now called Truth. But science isn’t that at […]

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Stressed?

Written by on June 12, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Stressed?

People often assume that because I teach yoga I never get stressed. I assure you, nothing could be further from the truth. I’ve co-taught Yoga for Anxiety courses, not because I never get stressed, but because sometimes I freak out too and sometimes I use the tools yoga has taught me to help me manage […]

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Holding Paradox

Written by on June 5, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Holding Paradox

The very first yoga class I ever attended, I came out of there saying—rather asking— myself, what was that?! Yoga was physical but had a meditative, even spiritual quality to it, despite the clanking of the weights and heavy metal blaring in the other room of the gym. It cultivated calm while doing some intense […]

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Good Vibrations

Written by on May 22, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Good Vibrations

Today I want to talk about music, specifically how music makes people resonate together in a way that mirrors the essence of yoga. The the practice of yoga is to yoke body/mind/spirit individually on our way to understanding the way we belong to the entire universe. And whether we think of it as yoga or […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

Written by on April 24, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

We all hear about the benefits of mindfulness meditation but if you’ve never done it before where do you start? There are hundreds of styles of meditation. Plus, sometimes, meditation just feels hard. I mean what are you supposed to do anyway, right? Do you ever feel your mind wanters too much to meditate? Plus, […]

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Two Tantric Practices That Will Turn Your Life Up to 11!

Two Tantric Practices That Will Turn Your Life Up to 11!

Understanding and practicing Tantra, an ancient practice and school of thought, is an excellent method to learn how to master your prana. When you master your prana, your entire life will shoot to an 11! 

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Seeing The Light Through The Rags

Written by on March 27, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Seeing The Light Through The Rags

What if our soul is, as poet Mary Oliver says, “pure light that shines where no one is”? In her poem conveniently titled Poem, Mary Oliver speaks to the notion of the soul like this: “Airy and shapeless thing,/ it needs/ the metaphor of the body. . . to be understood/ to be more than […]

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Prayers That are Made of Poses

Written by on March 20, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Prayers That are Made of Poses

Often times, we conceptualize enlightenment the product which can only come by meditating in a cave in Tibet for 30 years, subsisting on a grain of rice a day, and praying non-stop. In the body/mind/spirit model of spiritual growth and attainment, it’s often the mind and heart only which are seen as the viable avenues […]

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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali and the Power of Mantra and Visualization

Written by on March 13, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali and the Power of Mantra and Visualization

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” And so he did. This was Muhammad Ali’s mantra. Perhaps yoga and mindfulness isn’t often associated with Muhammad Ali, yoga’s first principle of non-harming and all that, but he was someone who was particularly adroit in his use of the yogic principle of mantra and visualization. His iconic […]

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Selfie Conscious

Selfie Conscious

Smile or Smirk? I’d waited my entire 35 years to go to Paris and finally, I was there! First on my list: the Mona Lisa. Little did I know what the Mona Lisa would teach me about mindfulness, selfies, and humankind’s inability to be present to beauty and life. So, I’m at the Louvre, the […]

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Shiva Takes a Stand (On You)!

Written by on February 27, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Shiva Takes a Stand (On You)!

As a professional yoga teacher, sometimes it’s easy to forget how strange some of the Hindu statues on display around yoga studios can appear to people unfamiliar with them. But each statue tells a story and invites us into a deeper relationship with ourselves and in a way that adds depth to the yoga postures. […]

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