Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Yoga & Food as Love

What we eat can be a touchy subject.  We are so careful, counting calories, following the latest fad diets, trying to do the right things for our bodies, and suffering because of it.  We deprive ourselves, and then we overindulge and end up feeling like crap.  Food is a major way in which we nourish …

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Day of Silence

I had a very cool, meditative day of silence recently, and I wanted to share my experience with you in the hopes that you may try it for yourself one day!  It was a beautiful gift. It was sort of my version of a short, silent meditation retreat, without the rigidity of sitting cross-legged for …

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What is Yoga? ~ Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Alistair Shearer

Yoga is a way to restore our lost wholeness, our integrity as complete human beings, by unifying the personality around a center that is silent, unbounded, spacious, and joyful.  The techniques of yoga are methods of purifying the nervous system so that it can reflect a greater degree of consciousness and our lives can become …

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Yoga Can Lead to a Healthier Relationship with Food

Yoga is a lifestyle, not just a workout.  It is physical, emotional, and mental training to evolve into your best self.  When people undertake a yoga practice, they often become healthier in ways they never expected.  One of those ways for me was developing a healthier relationship with food.  Whether you are trying to establish …

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