Color is Life

by Savitri When I was 25, I was very ill and turned to meditation to support me. The first demand from my Spirit, through my meditation, was to stop wearing all dark colors, especially black and brown. I was guided to wear happy, uplifting, peaceful colors. To my surprise, my body, my mind and my emotions began to feel more …

7 (Great) Ways to Have a Better Morning

by Aadil Palkhivala Most people dread the moment the alarm clock goes off having to fight their way out of bed to start the day. But what if you could turn morning time into your favorite time of the day, where waking up is actually easy and more enjoyable? Yoga teacher Aadil Palkhivala, known across the world as the “Godfather …

The Secret of Namaste

Namasté: I honor, respect, recognize and bow to the Light in me and you. This sacred gesture, used in many yoga practices, meditations and prayers, holds a secret wisdom. When your mind and senses bow to the Heart Chakra the union between body and Soul is achieved. The key, however, is to go deep into your Heart Chakra where your …

Yoga for Grief, by Aadil Palkhivala

The death of a loved one can leave a hole in our lives. Time goes on, but the feeling of loss remains. Most people say the loss never goes away completely, and for others, it might start to overshadow everything in their life. The things that they used to enjoy may suddenly seem pointless; we lose our appetites, and even …

How Yoga & Meditation Can Supercharge Your Health

from The Huffington Post | By Carolyn Gregoire Posted: 01/13/2014 9:55 am EST | Updated: 01/15/2014 12:47 pm With the benefits of holistic health and mindfulness practices finally starting to be recognized by mainstream medical institutions across the country, it’s only fitting that the first major symposium on yoga and medicine is taking place this weekend in the nation’s capital. …

Have a Seat and Do Chair Yoga

by Mana Iluna, Certified Purna Yoga Instructor Terry’s sore shoulder healed in a few weeks. For several years prior, her shoulder used to have very little range of motion and whenever she moved it in almost any direction, it caused her pain. Terry (not her real name) also has had 3 different surgeries on her foot for various reasons. The …