8 Yoga Asanas: An Invigorating Yoga Sequence for Depression

Yoga Sequence for Depression: 8 Asanas Sun Salutations Downward Dog Child’s pose Bridge Camel Shoulder Stand Seated Forward Fold Savasana How does Yoga help with Depression? Your breathing will help you draw in more life force energy, more prana, while also reducing stress hormones Yoga helps you accept your feelings. We risk developing depression when Continue reading 8 Yoga Asanas: An Invigorating Yoga Sequence for Depression

Awaken Shakti – and Step into Your Power!

Feminine energy is the most dynamic force in the entire universe. Omnipresent, the power of creation underlies everything, and can be felt everywhere and anywhere on every level of existence. Cherish, honor, and pray to your power, and whatever you do – hold onto it! Whether you’re a man or woman, if you give up Continue reading Awaken Shakti – and Step into Your Power!

Ayurveda 101: Are you making the best living choices for your dosha?

Ayurveda is a powerful ancient mind-body health system that was developed in India thousands of years ago. Ayurveda could be translated as a science of life. In the Sanskrit language Ayur means life, and Veda means science or knowledge. This beautiful science offers a set of guiding principles that we can use to better understand Continue reading Ayurveda 101: Are you making the best living choices for your dosha?

Solar Plexus Chakra: You are Powerful, You are Worthy!

Today we’re taking a look at one of my favorite chakras – our Solar Plexus Chakra, also known as the Manipura Chakra – our third chakra. In Sanskrit chakra means “wheel”. In spiritual discussions, the word chakra refers to the energy centers that are located throughout our body, swirling like wheels, vibrating with Prana, energy Continue reading Solar Plexus Chakra: You are Powerful, You are Worthy!

Paramahansa Yogananda – A Sacred Encounter once upon a Dream?

In May 2004, I attended an aviation conference in Las Vegas. I was staying at a stunningly beautiful resort outside the strip, and I remember having breakfast the morning before the first day of the event, thinking to myself, how very blessed I am to stay in such wondrous places – all around the world! Continue reading Paramahansa Yogananda – A Sacred Encounter once upon a Dream?

Practice – The Art of Dedication, Devotion & Patience

Practice, practice, practice! Practice is everything. Whether it’s the best tennis player, piano concert performer, or the most brilliant scientist in the world, one thing is for sure – incredible practice has not already taken place in that person’s life – but still is. Developing a continuous practice is also the most powerful step we Continue reading Practice – The Art of Dedication, Devotion & Patience

The Yoga Sutras: 8 steps to a more purposeful and meaningful life

If we take the time to do some inner reflection and silent contemplation, we soon realize that what we think we may have been wishing for, is not the answer to what we’re really longing for.  Our heart’s desires are born out of love, and we have a natural yearning for deeper connection with people Continue reading The Yoga Sutras: 8 steps to a more purposeful and meaningful life

Tips for sleeping better – and a wonderful relaxation exercise!

I just love a good night’s sleep! The truth is, if I don’t sleep well I’m not very productive. Sure, I might very well be able to function on auto pilot, and even get some exercise done, but when it comes to using my brain – without good rest, all the projects I’m working on end up on the back burner…

Better to write one imperfect blog a day, but to write nothing at all!

I think what I love most about my daily hot yoga practice is surrendering to the heat, floating out into infinity, and of course – taking in beautiful spiritual guidance, either from the teachers, or from my own higher self. Today in class, my yoga teacher reminded me about how good it feels to get Continue reading Better to write one imperfect blog a day, but to write nothing at all!