Category: Yoga & Meditation

The Joy of Chanting

Posted on 11/27/10 3 Comments

Go vocal and get your inner groove back. by Elizabeth Marglin for GAIAM Life The auditorium crackles with excitement as people take their seats. On the stage, a harmonium inscribed with om symbols glows in the spotlight. Dressed in everything from business casual to skin-hugging yoga ensembles, the diverse crowd of yoga moms, middle-aged meditators [...]

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Be in the Moment

Posted on 11/26/10 20 Comments

Developing mindfulness not only helps you to perform tasks more efficiently and aids your memory – even more importantly, it helps to give meaning to your life.

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The 9 Questions About Meditation

Posted on 11/23/10 3 Comments

Although the benefits of meditation, such as stress relief, improved health and a greater sense of well being are well known, there can still be confusion regarding different types of meditation, how to meditate and if meditation is a good fit for us personally. 1. Are there different types of meditation? Yes, there are different [...]

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The Law of Giving

Posted on 10/31/10 1 Comment

from The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra The universe operates through dynamic exchange—giving and receiving are different aspects of the flow of energy in the universe. And in our willingness to give that which we seek, we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives. Applying the Law of Giving [...]

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Letting Go Movie Trailer

Posted on 10/27/10 No Comments

If you are like most people on planet earth, you may have lost yourself in a series of “must do’s,” “have to do’s” or “should do’s.” We’re all so busy doing that we don’t recognize, honor or even feel the beauty of our innate Beingness. As you let go and discover the truth of who [...]

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A New Look at Yoga – Asana and Pranayama

Posted on 10/22/10 No Comments

by David Simon, M.D. Co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing The Third Branch of Yoga: Asana Asanas are usually defined as the various yogic postures designed to bring balance and harmony to the physical body, particularly the musculo-skeletal system. Asana is part of the Ayurvedic treatment system for the physical body. At a deeper [...]

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The Second Branch of Yoga – Niyama

Posted on 10/22/10 1 Comment

from A New Look at Yoga by David Simon, M.D. Co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing Niyama can be defined simply as the internal dialogue of enlightened beings. Whereas the yamas are about how conscious beings behave, the niyamas are about how they think. As with the yamas, it’s important not to get trapped [...]

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A New Look at Yoga (Part One)

Posted on 10/22/10 No Comments

Exploring the Eight Limbs of Yoga by David Simon, M.D. Co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing Every day millions of people throughout the world practice yoga in studios, community centers, gyms, at home, and even in corporate-sponsored classes at work. Some are seeking stress relief, others are looking for spiritual awakening, and still others [...]

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