What is Sapta Dhatu Yoga anyway? by Indu Arora

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Let me give you a little intro: According to Ayurveda our body is made up of 7 tissues (skin, bone, blood, muscle, etc). Each tissue holds its uniqueness in terms of its function, action and contribution to health. The same goes when we move from a state of health to a state of dis-ease. Each […]

Discover the real you!

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Before I had a yoga practice, life’s challenges knocked me on my butt. I often felt powerless. Frustrated. Alone. I would get stuck in the situation and have trouble finding my way out. I’d lose myself in a whirlwind of sadness and confusion. Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way. In my yoga study, […]

Svastha: Ayurveda’s Definition of Health! by Molly McManus

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Svastha or Swastha is the Sanskrit word for health swa= my own self                 stha = to be situated The following is the transliteration of the original Sloka in the Sushruti Samhita with an English translation and commentary for understanding its meaning and implications on our journey toward true health. Samadoşa samāgni ca sama dhātu malakriyah […]

The Journey of Yoga- On Meditation. 2nd in a series

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By Judy Merritt. I strive to make the journey into the stillness of my breath each and every day. Each day is different. The one thing I know for sure is that I need to make the journey before I do anything else. Because once I start moving through my day, it’s hard to sit […]

Powerlessness by Sarah Turino

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When I was 9, my dad took me on a GRAND adventure…we left our South Dakota home to fly to Bombay, India. From Bombay, we rode an open-air bus 50 miles to Ganeshpuri, India. We arrived at an ashram where people from all over the world came together in a communal living facility to study […]