Love Letter for the Undiscovered Artist
Yes, it is true. No one has laid out a carpet for you, yet. Maybe this will never happen. Maybe you will never make it to the inner circle of those who are handed the outer gold. What I want you to know is that you are my hero, my heroine. You roll up your sleeves. You know discouragement. You are no stranger to self-doubt. And, yet, you return again and again to what is in your heart! Here is...
Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried...– Thich Nhat Hanh
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are...– Marianne Williamson
The deeper meaning of yoga →
by Deepak Chopra
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The universe knows what you need. via yogapractice
Citrus fruits may reduce stroke risk in women -... →
kattancock: Lately I’ve been making mango-orange smoothies - you wouldn’t believe how many oranges you can get in there. Delicious with a bit of coconut milk for creaminess.
Dr. Frank Lipman explains the relationship between yoga and the connective tissue in our body called fascia
Mantra of the Day: Stay Tune with Yourself
liliezencoach: Check in with how your feelings along the day. Listen to what your body tells you. Turn inwards to hear your heart/soul’s words. Don’t let yourself taken be away by what others say or do unless it is in line with yourself and who you want to be. Tune with yourself to be who you want to be.
How one private yoga session taught me things I... →
B K S Iyengar on what yoga reveals to us →
Don Miguel Ruiz's Four Agreements →
flowyogamexico: 1. Be Impeccable With Your Word: Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. 2. Don’t Take Anything Personally: Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are...
5 Reasons Why Working Out Too Much Sucks →
Overtraining: 5 Reasons to Avoid Working Out Too Much 1. You’ll burn out. Never taking a break stresses your mind and your body. Sure, you may be gung-ho and totally motivated now, but in a few weeks if you are working out too much, your body will be fatigued, your cortisol levels will be elevated (stress!) and working out will feel like torture instead of how it should feel—energizing! 2....
What your yoga practice says about your love life →
Rainbow Sangria, by the glass. And more! →
Work for a cause, not applause. Live life to express, not impress. Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.
The video every yogi needs to see! →
The ‘fuzz’ speech
Simple meditation helps students concentrate:... →
How to Know When Your Body is Talking to You →
It can be really frustrating when something isn’t working in your body, or something looks different than you want it to look, or you get sick right before an important meeting or party you were supposed to go to. Or, how about those chronic issues that you just can’t seem to get over- like fatigure, hormonal imbalance, knee problems, or high blood pressure? We are so quick to judge our bodies...
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When you blame others, you give up your power to change.– Unknown
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5 Ways Yoga Promotes Heart Health →
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of...– Judy Garland
Don’t be Intimidated by Your Yoga Instructor →
Just Lin, Baby! 10 Lessons Jeremy Lin Can Teach Us... →
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.– Buddha
Realize that everything connects to everything else. – Leonardo DaVinci
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy,...– Dalai Lama
Basics of Sanskrit
yogapractice: Asana - most sanskrit words describing a posture end in ‘asana’ The “H” is always silent, like in Spanish Twist/Revolved - Parivrtta Upwards - Urdvha Downwards - Adho Supine/Reclining - Supta Extended - Utthita Side - Parsva Angle - Kona Intense - Ut Extend/Stretch - Tan Half/Twist - Ardha Leg - Pad One - Eka Two - Dwi Face - Mukha Like knowing the root words in...
What is Artistic Yoga? →
Yoga Guru Bharat Thakur explains how yoga is not about twisting the body into different positions “Yoga is not about twisting and turning the body into different positions. “There’s a lot more to it,” says Bharat Thakur, the founder of Artistic Yoga, who studied under his master, Sukhdev Brahmachari for many years and combined the ancient yogic knowledge...
Downward-Facing Docs: Med Students Study Yoga To... →
Quinoa With Roasted Winter Vegetables and Pesto →
Sweet vegetables meet pungent pesto and grains in this one-dish meal.
Yoga helped Ryan Giggs overcome injuries, says Sir... →
The Longing For Union
There is a hunger, a longing, deep within your heart And it has been there from the moment you were born It is not this foolish longing for romance or money It is not this hunger for success and recognition It is not even a desire to be surrounded by beauty The hunger that presses upon you so acutely is simply the longing for you to reach again the state of complete oneness, to access your own...
Into Dust - Mazzy Star
When silence is more than golden
It wasn’t until I was nearing Union Station that I realized I did the unthinkable, I forgot my iPod at home! :o, I know huh, let’s pause and all share this blunderful moment … Since reading Walter Isaacson’s biography about the ‘magician genius’, Steve Jobs, my appreciation for Apple products has increased exponentially. You cannot walk or travel anywhere...
Striking a pose: FSHS boys surprised to see... →