The Purpose of Yoga
March 15, 2018
As a yoga instructor and yoga therapist, I often hear excuses for people not...
Seva Unites Yogis Worldwide for the Gift of Sight
March 6, 2018
Yoga is a very introspective practice. As such, in my personal practice, I tend...
Embrace Spirituality: Journey to Divine India
January 24, 2018
by Deborah Charnes
I’ve always been enthralled with India. In 2011, I spent a month...
NON-VIOLENCE: LOCAL FOOD. FARM TO TABLE
December 25, 2017
Honoring Ahimsa (Non-Violence) and Mindful Eating
Today, most Americans are disconnected from what may...
Plant-Based Eating: Then and Now
December 21, 2017
When Pizza Was King
By the time I got to college, I was already a...
Preserving Ahimsa: A Road Warrior's Guide
December 11, 2017
Ahimsa for the Warrior in You
During my 15 years working for one agency, we...
KARMA YOGA IN CENTRAL AMERICA
November 28, 2017
Karma Yoga, or Seva
My Sivananda Yoga roots ingrained in me the importance of karma...
Swami Sivananda: From Contentment Comes Happiness
November 13, 2017
Swami Sivananda (1897-1963) was greatly responsible for the rise of yoga in the West....
Yoga and Healthy Sleep Patterns
September 10, 2017
Surya Namaskar: My Ayurvedic Dinacharya in Belize
I’m in Belize. By 6:30 at night, the sky is...
Yoga Is Everywhere, or Is It? What Is yoga?
August 30, 2017
Yoga Is everywhere -- Yet Hardly Anywhere At All
Yoga has spread so wide, that...
Affirmations: Prayer of Love and Freedom, by Fiorella Duran
August 23, 2017
Rarely do I post guest blogs. Today, I do, as Fiorella Duran's "Prayer of...
Stories and Images of Krishna for Janmashtami
August 12, 2017
Krishna's Birth and Janmashtami
Janmashtami is an important Vaishnava holiday commemorating the birth of Krishna....