Category Archives: Meditation

Surya Namaskar: Salute the Sun!

In Vinyasa yoga, Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation, is a sequence of yoga poses that is meant to energize, invigorate and rejuvenate the body. This sequence is a great way to start the day or to start your yoga practice. … Continue reading

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Yoga Nidra: The Power of Yogic Sleep

The first time I experienced Yoga Nidra, I was hooked. It was the most relaxing, deep, and profound meditation that I had ever experienced. After the initially daze of coming out of such a calm state, I had such a … Continue reading

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“Shooooo”: The Healing Sound for Your Liver!

In QiGong and Chinese Medicine, practitioners believe that each one of our organs are not only associated with a physical element and an emotional feeling but also a specific sound. These sounds are made through breath work and are thought … Continue reading

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Visualization: An Abundance Meditation

Whether or not we are able to tune into it everyday, this planet is so abundant in its beauty, peoples, resources, and elements. In our modern day society, the abundance around us can be easy to forget as we are … Continue reading

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Music Medicine: The Healing Properties of Sound

We all know that sound is intricately tied to our emotions. Whether we need to find energy, calm down, be introspective, or get silly – a song or melody can do the trick. In addition to emotions, there have been … Continue reading

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A Graceful Fall: Foods & Tips to Transition Seasons Smoothly!

As the seasons change, it’s a good practice to check in with yourself and notice the habits you’ve become accustomed to, the foods that you’ve been consuming, and the physical activity that you have (or have not) been committed to. … Continue reading

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“Haaaww”: The Healing Sound for the Heart

The first half of summer is associated with the heart. We know how important a strong a heart is and in Chinese Medicine, it is known to be the Source of Life. The heart has to do with the ability … Continue reading

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Surya Namaskar: Saluting the Sun!

In Vinyasa yoga, Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation, is a sequence of yoga poses that is meant to energize, invigorate and rejuvenate the body. This sequence is a great way to start the day or to start your yoga practice. … Continue reading

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“Shooooo”: The Healing Sound For Your Liver

In QiGong and Chinese Medicine, practitioners believe that each one of our organs are not only associated with a physical element and an emotional feeling but also a specific sound. These sounds are made through breath work and are thought … Continue reading

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Activating Anahata Chakra: 5 Poses to Open the Heart!

In yogic philosophy, Anahata, or the heart chakra, is the fourth primary energy center of the body. In Sanskrit, Anahata means “unhurt or unstuck” and it is associated with the air element – love, like air, is within and all … Continue reading

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