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The Chakras: Sahasrara (Crown Chakra) by Lena Schmidt

Chakras, or wheels of energy, correspond to areas in the body. If an area of our lives is out of balance, it can manifest as an imbalance in that chakra and lead to pain, discomfort, or a feeling of uneasiness. And vice versa! There are seven main chakras. I’ll be breaking down the basics of […]

From the Founder

Aspiration Is nothing but illumination- Alas, we fail to enjoy it. –Sri Chinmoy Illumination, enlightenment, is the moment of knowing our true nature. The veil of ignorance is lifted and we perceive the underlying reality. Aspiration is our longing, our inner cry, our efforts towards illumination. Just as the great redwood tree exists in the

The Chakras: Ajna (Third Eye Chakra) by Lena Schmidt

Chakras, or wheels of energy, correspond to areas in the body. If an area of our lives is out of balance, it can manifest as an imbalance in that chakra and lead to pain, discomfort, or a feeling of uneasiness. And vice versa! There are seven main chakras. Over the next few weeks I’ll be […]

The Chakras: Vishuddha (Throat Chakra) by Lena Schmidt

Chakras, or wheels of energy, correspond to areas in the body. If an area of our lives is out of balance, it can manifest as an imbalance in that chakra and lead to pain, discomfort, or a feeling of uneasiness. And vice versa! There are seven main chakras. Over the next few weeks I’ll be […]

The Chakras: Manipura (Solar Plexus Chakra)

Chakras, or wheels of energy, correspond to areas in the body. If an area of our lives is out of balance, it can manifest as an imbalance in that chakra and lead to pain, discomfort, or a feeling of uneasiness. And vice versa! There are seven main chakras. Over the next few weeks I’ll be […]

The Chakras: Muladhara (Root Chakra) by Lena Schmidt

Chakras, or wheels of energy, correspond to areas in the body. There are seven main chakras. If an area of our lives is out of balance, it can manifest as an imbalance in that chakra and lead to pain, discomfort, or a feeling of uneasiness. And vice versa! Over the next few weeks I’ll be […]

Yoga Story: Megan Allen

What first brought you to yoga? What first brought me to yoga was curiosity. It seemed to me that the individuals I know that practiced yoga brought qualities on ways of being to life that I desired for myself, like health, ease and peace, happiness and connection. They were loving, positive, supportive and nurturing, and […]

From the Founder: January 2014

Love If you want constant happiness Then every day Enlarge the circle of your love. —Sri Chinmoy* We all long for abiding happiness, yet amidst the trials and tribulations of daily living we often fall short of our happiness-goal. In the time of Socrates people believed that happiness was reserved only for those the gods […]

What is Meditation? by Martin Stamper

What is meditation? I think a lot of people ask this question, and the concept of meditation is a huge mystery in my opinion. I have meditated and read books on the subject, but it still seems to be somewhat elusive to define. However, I am going to take a leap and define meditation as […]

Yoga Story: Hajar

December Yoga Story: Hajar! 1. What first brought you to yoga? I’ve been a yoga student on and off for about 20 years but never immersed myself in the practice. I love the practice but would drop into classes every once in a while to learn the positions. I have a hand out with the […]