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Internal Spring Cleaning!

Posted by Lisa on April 9, 2021 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Spring is here! But wait…how are you feeling?

In my house, I am hearing the sneezing and moaning of Spring allergies. It has hit us all hard this year but especially our daughter, Anya. It feels like a pressure in the head that will NEVER go away which makes sleeping hard. And then the next day you are groggy and unfocused.

What to do?? Of course, there are over the counter medications and I am not poo pooing their usefulne...

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Durga & The Roar Of Your Voice!

Posted by Lisa on March 25, 2021 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Durga is the fortress, the Invincible One, the warrior goddess. She harnesses the power of a lion or a tiger and rides that harnessed wild & fierce energy. She is your fiercest self. YOU are THAT!

 

From the mythic stories, Durga was born in a time of great turmoil from the joining of all the creative forces of all the Gods. She then destroyed the demon, Mahishasura and the world was restored to order.

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The Luck of Lakṣmī

Posted by Lisa on March 19, 2021 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)




“You've Got To Ask Yourself One Question: 'Do I Feel Lucky?' Well, Do Ya, Punk?” 

 

Lakṣmī (luck shmii)

 

Her form is of a radiant soul beauty, clothed in red while sitting on and holding lotuses. she bestows abundance in the world for those she ...

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Nada Yoga

Posted by Lisa on November 19, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

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The word "nada" can mean a loud sounding, droning or rushing. All of the practices contained in the tradition of Nada Yoga use sound as a method to rediscover your connection to the Universal. It is in uncovering this inner sound that you hear the vibration that is always present. It is a ...

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Root Chakra Meditation

Posted by Lisa on October 12, 2017 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

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Here I share with you a meditation video to help you ground down and release anxiety through work with the first chakra. It was orginally made for our chakra retreat attendees.

I often worry or get anxious when I feel like I can't control something. I'm a control freak! Hahaha! I want to ...

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Breath, Mantra and Asana. It's all within you!

Posted by Lisa on September 29, 2017 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

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How does the breath relate to mantras. As I say in the video, I beleive that these powerful sounds and planes of existance are all within us and get expressed into the world through the vehicle of the breath. Just like when we express a yoga pose, we areletting that unfold from the many shapes...
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Kids learn by Listening

Posted by Lisa on June 30, 2017 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Our kids are listening to us. It's a BIG responsibility. What sounds do we want them to hear? Anya has been listening to me chant well...since she was inside me. I just realized that. Hahaha! As she has listened and watched me practice over the years (She is now 9. We made this video last year.) she has picked up the sounds and words that I use in my practice even when they are complicated and in another language, Sanskrit! Language is an amazing gift to give to children. It stimulates the br...

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How Kids Respond to Chanting Part 1

Posted by Lisa on June 15, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (2)

Namaste!!

As I prepare for my Family Yoga Kirtan Adventure workshop and Family Yoga retreat, I will bring you this series of blogs about kids and mantra. I have found chanting mantra to be an amazing tool for emotional balance both for my self, my daughter and for my entire family. Most of the time we chant in Sanskrit (Om or AUM is simple and great) but sometimes we chant in English as well, repeating a positive and empowering word or phrase like Peace, Love, Strong, Powerful etc.

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Planting Your Seeds

Posted by Lisa on April 17, 2017 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

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Namaste!


Welcome to Spring! A time for new beginnings and growth of all kinds. Take a moment right now to set an intention and commit to honoring that intention daily. Schedule some time daily to work toward this intention actively, whether...

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How are mantras like affirmations?

Posted by Lisa on March 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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Are mantras and affirmations one and the same? They are very similar. In the yoga tradition a mantra is in the language of Sanskrit, this highly charged language of the spirit. There are many styles of chanting that use Sanskrit. It is a language of energy or prana. It is a langua...

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