woman jumping in the air in nature what is life purpose
what is a life purpose

what is your gift? Purpose. When we have one, it is the thing that inspires…

understanding your yoga practice

As a beginning yoga student, I remember my teacher saying that Tadasana was the foundational…

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how to do your part for mother earth

This spring, we celebrated another Earth Day. As this special day becomes more entrenched in…

a week at esalen institute capturing yoga

Hands and feet push into the spongy cushion of the mat. The shoulders spread down…

baba ganoush - roasted eggplant dip lebanese authentic dip recipe
baba ganoush – roasted eggplant dip

authentic lebanese dish Chef Michel Chammaa presents authentic Lebanese dishes. Born in Beirut, Chammaa is…

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harmonizing your home with yoga

The beating of a shaman’s drum, the labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral, stone monuments in Ireland,…

why how meditation
sacred time, sacred space

Thirty minutes of meditation can offer more profound rest to the body, mind, and spirit…

donna de lory on music, motherhood and the divine mother

The path of the artist and the path of yoga are often intertwined as a…

water magic: youthful-glow bath

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marichi’s pose (marichyasana) to the sage

The Marichi’s Pose (Marichyasana), comes from a Sanskrit word “Marichi”, which means a Ray of…