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Yoga For Change

Yoga For Change   “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.” –Lao Tzu   My yoga practice is a place I turn to when there is change occurring in my life. My breath, steady movement and a peaceful environment give me a place from which to allow change to occur. Changes in life […]

Stepping Out of Our Unproductive Patterns with Meditation

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”—Albert Einstein This quote from Albert Einstein sums up the practice of meditation. We often get trapped on a merry-go-round of emotional or mental patterns. How do we use our mind and awareness to lift us out of our patterns? It’s […]

From the Founder: Finding Happiness

“When the heart center is open you will feel boundless joy, boundless love, and boundless purity.” –Sri Chinmoy

From the Founder: New Year, New You

“The New Year has all newness: new promise, new success, new progress.” –Sri Chinmoy Life is constant change. Yoga teaches us that we can direct the changes that occur through our conscious effort. Each time we practice yoga we have an opportunity to focus on our heartfelt intentions and visualize our lives moving in a […]

From the Founder: Peace

Peace in heaven, Peace on earth, Peace in every human life —Sri ChinmoyEvery few weeks the studio Kirtan band performs this song by Sri Chinmoy at the Thursday night musical meditation. Peace can either be mere dictionary word to which we give lip service, or it can be a feelings, thoughts and actions which we […]

From the Founder: When’s the Best Time to Meditate?

by Sujantra McKeever Anytime we are able to meditate is the best time for meditation. In our hectic society with busy schedules, work and a myriad of responsibilities, just finding five to ten minutes a day for meditation is an accomplishment. What is most important is that you do practice, every day. Morning is a […]

From the Founder: Meditation – Getting Out of Our Patterns

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein Einstein’s words encapsulate the challenge that I, and anyone who meditates, face each morning when sitting down to meditate. How do we use our minds and the thinking process to go beyond the realm of thought? Throughout […]

From the Founder: Letting Go of Expectation

Letting Go of Expectation One of my favorite sayings is: Peace begins when expectation ends. The challenge is how to end expectation. It takes introspection and a good look at the lessons life offers us. I recently wrote a blog for one of the top yoga sites in the world. As I reflect back on […]

Forks Over Knives: Movie Review by Sujantra

Fork Over Knives Movie Review by Sujantra I’ve been a vegetarian for over three decades. It was a life choice that I made at age 18 on a camping trip. My friend and I didn’t have a camping stove so we decided to just pack up fruits, veggies, bee pollen and trail mix. I never […]