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  • Deep mindful breathing: For significant positive difference in our dancing
    Deep mindful breathing: For significant positive difference in our dancing
    He lives most life whoever breathes most air -- Elizabeth Barrett BrowningBreath is our life force. It happens naturally and so we take it for granted. But consider this: dance may be viewed as "breath made visible" if we allow breath to...
  • fresh breath
    Bad breath? Here are some natural remedies
    Bad breath is something that we all have to deal with sooner or later. Whether you are trying to cover your own bad breath or escape the breath of someone else, we can all use a few tips for keeping our mouths fresh and clean.1. Brush and Floss....
  • 3 Tips to help when you feel scared about not having a job
    3 Tips to help when you feel scared about not having a job
    When things happen that leave us without a job and with very few resources, we can understand a bit of a panic can sometimes course through your veins. Of course, you are expected to be on high alert with concern. Intense emotions are also quite...
  • Learn to breath
    The best way to reduce stress is with your breath
    Breath work is an often overlooked, yet powerful practice that reaps numerous health benefits, including stress reduction. This sounds like an obvious and simple suggestion, but most Americans don’t breathe properly – shocking, right?...
  • Ujjayi breath
    Breathe ujjayi breath
    Often in yoga classes, the instructor will tell the students to start ujjayi breathing.What is ujjayi breath? This is the victorious breath that yogis use in many pranayama, breath control, exercises and in vinyasa flow yoga. The breath will...
  • Scent
    A Whiff of the Sacred Sensual Sexual Sublimely Innocent Artistic Feminine Spirit
    MODE of Cosmic Therapy: Embracing the Embodiment of Sacred Scented SexualityA sacred sensually seductive ethereal feminine energy exists in all of us. Whether we are presently residing in male or female form, matters not. What does matter is that...
  • Meditation
    May is National Meditation Month
    Yoga is a simple word that can mean different things to different people and practiced in a myriad of ways. With so many different styles of yoga available, a little time spent researching would help the new yoga student match what they’re...
  • Cleanse the body this holiday season with these yoga moves
    Cleanse the body this holiday season with these yoga moves
    'Tis the season of parties, family, friends and food. It can also easily become the season of overindulgence. With Thanksgiving passing through last week and only more celebrations to come through until the new year, here are a some yoga poses...
  • Relax this holiday season with yoga nidra
    Relax this holiday season with yoga nidra
    With Thanksgiving coming up next Thursday, and black Friday the day after, many are starting to feel that pressure and stress that comes along with the holidays.Yoga nidra is an aware "sleep". The person practicing this lays on the floor...
  • Sun
    The benefits of saluting the sun
    Sun salutations, or surya namaskara, are the backbone of most any vinyasa flow class. Their practice engenders a harmony between breath and body, as they are the bedrock for developing discipline, or tapas, in one’s practice. That’s...
  • 'Yoga for Energy & Relaxation' with Tamal Dodge
    'Yoga for Energy & Relaxation' with Tamal Dodge
    In his latest DVD, “Element: Yoga for Energy & Relaxation” (Anchor Bay Entrainment; 2012), Tamal Dodge, the popular Southern California-based yoga teacher who grew up on his parents’ ashram in Hawaii, takes viewers through...
  • Relaxing beach view
    Practice mindfulness to reduce anxiety
    Everyone has experienced the symptoms of anxiety in some form. Perhaps it's a feeling of uneasiness in the stomach. Or a lump or tightness in the throat. Or a pounding heart, dry mouth, shallow breathing, or any of several physical symptoms...
  • Martial Artists Making a Difference - That mysterious ki - Part 5
    Martial Artists Making a Difference – That mysterious ki – Part 5
    To follow up on my last article about ki, here is the first of my “discoveries” about working with ki:“I had to be totally relaxed.”Well, what really is relaxation? Here’s what Wikipedia say about relaxation. Ah, so...
  • Our breath - The pathway to inner balance and peace
    Our breath - The pathway to inner balance and peace
    Whatever you are doing right now, close your eyes, and take a BIG DEEP mindful breath (unless of course you are driving in which case you shouldn't be reading this anyway).It never fails to amaze me how quickly even just a single breath taken...
  • Putting your breath into the earth is grounding
    Putting your breath into the earth is grounding
    What works now? What can be done right this very minute, now, about the way you feel to bring peace and stillness to your your anxious, over run, upset mind? Meditation. You can do this one right now, as you are sitting at your computer. Close...