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kapha dinner recipes – end the day right with these meals designed for your dosha..

We hope you’ve been having fun with all the lovely recipes we’ve been posting. This week, we’ve made some delicious meals for folks with a dominant kapha dosha. Try them this week and give us feedback. Polenta with Mushrooms and

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got kids? get them meditating

At the risk of sounding like an old guy, kids these days just don’t to know how to pay attention. I’m not saying that kids in were ever models of laser-like concentration, but today there’s more competition for their attention

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niyama – limb 2 in the 8 limbs of ashtanga

The second limb in the 8 Limbs of Ashtanga is Niyama. While the first limb, Yama, helps you be a better person with others, this second limb helps you work on your relationship with yourself. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali,

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ratricharya – the ideal routine from evening till early morning

Out of the darkness is born light and the journey of every human is from darkness towards light. Darkness prepares us for the light we seek. So it is Ratricharya which prepares us for a smooth transition into the dawn.

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meditating in nature: now clinically proven to be good for your brain

For years, the TV news program CBS Sunday Morning has closed each broadcast with a “Zen moment” of video footage featuring some aspect of nature. Whatever it may be—a flock of birds, a gurgling stream, a grazing buffalo herd, or

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yama – limb 1 in the 8 limbs of ashtanga

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is one of the main texts of yoga, which explains many different aspects of yoga and how to work toward a state of enlightenment. The eight limbs of yoga, also known as ashtanga, make up

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why do you practice yoga?

A March 18, 2013 article on the YogaJournal website highlights the documentary Why We Breathe, which was released on February 20th. It follows many high-profile yoga instructors and asks them questions like why they perform yoga and why they love

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walking meditation: bridging daily life & contemplative practice

“But the beauty is in the walking—we are betrayed by destinations.”  – Gwyn Thomas It’s not unusual to hear people say that they don’t think they can meditate because they can’t sit still for any length of time. Or that

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don’t throw out those weeds!

Dandelion to alleviate spring congestion Often, the thing we need most is right under our nose.  This couldn’t be more true than with dandelion.  This spring, many people will spend big bucks to have a perfectly green, dandelion-free lawn.  But

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