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How Healing Yoga Offers Help for Parkinson’s
Feb19

How Healing Yoga Offers Help for Parkinson’s

As the yoga master BKS Iyengar tells us, “Yoga cures what need not be endured, and helps us endure what cannot be cured.” Yoga is an ideal complement to your self-care plan for your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing if you are dealing with Parkinson’s. In fact, a recent study concluded, “Yoga practice improves motor […]

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Are We Living For Quantity Or Quality?
Aug30

Are We Living For Quantity Or Quality?

Recently, a very dear friend of mine left his fine, tired body. I’ve been meditating deeply, being with him in the eternal space of our pure existence. I know that the space of his love will stay forever established in the center of my heart. These human bodies are certainly fragile and temporary, and I […]

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Yoga and Life
May01

Yoga and Life

A dear friend of mine has the Sanskrit word Mrityunjai tattooed across his left chest. The word means “victorious over death.” This friend is a true yogi, someone who has faced death, and knows for himself that death does not exist. We met after he’d had a bone marrow transplant due to a second episode of […]

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What is the Meaning of Yoga?
Sep04

What is the Meaning of Yoga?

In 1999, I was on a plane flying home from India, after nine years of living in the Himalayas. I’d been meditating, studying meditation, practising yoga and living the everyday bliss of self-awareness. On the plane I picked up a glossy magazine and was amazed to see photos of North Americans practising power yoga poses […]

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Stretching Acceptable Behaviour: Yoga and Personal Technology
Jul12

Stretching Acceptable Behaviour: Yoga and Personal Technology

We’ve all come into contact with it to an annoying and sometimes downright dangerous result. The person in the erratically moving car in front of us is yakking on their cellphone. The jarring, tinny shreik of the latest hit ringtone goes off right behind you in the theatre as the movie gets to its most […]

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