What is Yoga and how can I use it to save the world?

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With every new year opportunities for change awaken within us… This last year was full of change, many endings and beginnings not only for individuals but also for our nation and our planet.  Every time a door closes another opens.  And so I feel optimistic in the coming years that there are many openings and opportunities for students and seekers …

Core Power

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Since having viral meningitis almost 2 years ago I have had to relearn how to use my energy, not only in how I exercise but in all facets of my life, my relationships, my attention from moment to moment, even in where I place significance or value. This quest has challenged me to ask questions like, where is my core? …

Svaha!

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Many years ago my Ayurvedic Doctor, Sonam Targee, recommended that I start taking therapeutic baths every Monday. He explained, “Monday is the day of the Moon, so this is a way for you to celebrate and honor your feminine nature.” This was not the first time he had given me advice, that to my college-aged brain seemed a bit woo-woo …

Who do you think you are?

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Yoga is a process of identification- an ever-changing and expanding version of yourself. For this reason if you choose to walk the path it is essential to have tools of self-reflection, space and time to exercise those tools and honest relationships to support you as the inevitable road-blocks come up. When I first began practicing yoga I identified myself as …