The Ten Yogic Bodies of Kundalini Yoga

The Ten Yogic Bodies of Kundalini Yoga

by Nicole Nardone We are living in absolutely unprecedented times. It is a time of almost daily heartbreak for those of us paying attention. It is a time of rapid evolution that can leave us feeling exhausted, always a step behind, in despair, or numbed out. It is also a time of great awakening. So many of us are rising …

Savasana is Embodied Empathy

Savasana is Embodied Empathy

By Lizzie Lasater In London a few weeks ago, I taught a six hour workshop about a single yoga pose: Savasana. We spent the entire day focused on this one powerful posture. We asked why to practice Savasana and how to teach it. We looked at variations and delicious refinements. By chance, that morning the students woke up to find that …

What is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)?

What is Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)?

by Merra Young
 | MBSR teacher In our society many of us feel overwhelmed, stressed, anxious, like there is always more on our ‘to do list’. We have become humans doing verses human beings. Mindfulness is “paying attention on purpose,”
 says Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindful Based Stress Reduction. Learning to be more present in our lives decreases stress while …

Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

By Jennifer Gray Upon opening the Yoga Center in 2000, I did so with the passion to provide yoga for everyone, at any time of their life. It was my dream to create a space for the young, the old, athletes, couch potatoes, the nimble and the stiff. Where judgement of self and others had no place and where our community …