Tag: Best Yoga Articles

Braving the Frontier

Braving the Frontier

Whether we are new or seasoned yoga practitioners, our objective in practice is always the same: to step up to the the comfortable relationship with our edge.

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Tuition of the Muddy Waters

Tuition of the Muddy Waters

Our yoga and meditation practice is one way of creating intention and therefore dancing with Destiny. It’s a way of producing an Awareness to see that even the muddy waters of our bitterness and pain can lead us to see the lotus of our own love, the nature of our True Being. Ultimately, we’ll find that our blossoming love rests in our ability to be flexible and teachable to the lessons that beset us each day.

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Inspiration Hits on the Way Down

Written by on April 30, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Thrive with 0 Comments
Inspiration Hits on the Way Down

In addition to practicing yoga and meditation, another way I find revelation is through #running. I remember one spring beginning a run, looking for inspiration—revelation. Specifically, I was searching for a greater understanding about darkness, about how to find the deeper parts of me.

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Sympathetic Vibrations

Written by on April 2, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
Sympathetic Vibrations

#Music is a magical force. Not only does music resonate with a frequency, often in harmony with other instruments, but also it helps people to resonate together and speaks to a greater harmony with the Universe.

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Sacred Plant Medicine: Taking Your Life from Good to Awesome

Sacred Plant Medicine: Taking Your Life from Good to Awesome

Certainly people like Francesca Levine, a content 72-year-old, working psychotherapist from Melbourne, Australia with a dog, a house, and grandchildren, aren’t the stereotypical plant medicine, psychedelics user. By Francesca’s own admission, her life is going great. She’s madly in love with her husband of 50 years, has an incredible family, and absolutely loves her work. […]

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Getting High on Life

Written by on February 26, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
Getting High on Life

The word prana is Sanskrit meaning life force energy. Here are three pranayama techniques you can use to build, balance, or lower your energy depending on what you feel your body, mind, and spirit need.

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The Sacred Has A Way Of Sneaking Up On You

Written by on February 19, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
The Sacred Has A Way Of Sneaking Up On You

St. George, Utah is simultaneously sublime: red rocks, eternal desert wilderness trails, breathtaking desert landscapes, and amazingly close to Kolob canyon and Zions National Park, some of the most sublime natural landscape on the planet.

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Making Friends with Arm Balances

Making Friends with  Arm Balances

Let’s face it—arm balances are some of the hardest poses in a yoga class. If you’re like many yoga practitioners who aren’t mad about arm balances, you’re not alone. But once we understand that we are practicing principles in the form of poses, we can let go of trying to make perfect postures and actually […]

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Mindfulness Through Eating

Written by on February 5, 2019 in Conscious Living, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Meditation with 1 Comment
Mindfulness Through Eating

There’s a distinction between meditation and mindfulness. I’d qualify mindfulness as the act of being present with whatever task is at hand. Indeed meditation is an acute form of mindfulness but usually constitutes a more rigorous form of concentration or awareness. Regular meditation practice causes us to live in a very mindful way, doing regular […]

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Pratyahara: The Forgotten Limb of Yoga

Written by on January 29, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
Pratyahara: The Forgotten Limb of Yoga

Practicing Pratyahara is a wonderful way to go deeper into your meditation and yoga practice. Here, I explain what Pratyahara is and some easy ways to practice with a breathing exercise and meditation technique so you too can expand your yoga experience.  #yogabreathing

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The Magic of Mantra Meditation

Written by on January 15, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
The Magic of Mantra Meditation

Mantra derives from the words Manis, meaning mind, and Tra, which is the beginning of the word to transcend. So, literally through your mind, you may transcend into deeper layers of knowing. Mantra #meditation brings extreme focus by repeating a word or phrase over and over again. Something magical happens when you engage your soul in this way. Here are my favorite #mantras.

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Coming Home

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Coming Home

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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Can Meditation Be Healthy for Body as Well as Mind?

Written by on January 1, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Can Meditation Be Healthy for Body as Well as Mind?

We’ve all heard about the benefits of #meditation. but did you know that meditation can actually make you more healthy and wealthy? Read on…

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Were the Three Wise Men Yogis?

Written by on December 25, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Religion with 0 Comments
Were the Three Wise Men Yogis?

It’s Christmas, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth. Are there any connections between eastern thought and the story of Jesus’ birth?   There are many ways to interpret the Bible regarding the teachings of and about Jesus and I to some degree or other, I subscribe to all of them. I believe that there is […]

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Healing the Healer: When Plants and Animals Speak

Healing the Healer: When Plants and Animals Speak

Almost everybody talks to their pets, but it takes a special person to hear what their pets say in return. Maiccu Kostiainen lives in Finland and is an animal communicator and medium. That means  that she intuitively communicates with animals, living and past, by understanding their thoughts, emotions, and energy. Maiccu’s unique gifts allow her […]

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