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An international team of scientists have discovered that the ancient practice of burning frankincense activates nerve circuits and specific areas of the brain. Frankincense is extracted from the resin of… Read More→
As yoga continues to grow more “mainstream,” teachers and practitioners struggle to uphold the practice as a path to self-realization and fulfillment. The plethora of approaches and styles definitely poses… Read More→
Yoga has long been sought after for physical benefits. It increases flexibility, strength and overall health. It also supports mental focus and fortitude. So, it’s no surprise that a number… Read More→
Yoga Journal has just released the results from their latest market study on yoga in America. The study includes numerous components from consumer spending to why people are practicing yoga,… Read More→
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi has died in his home in Vlodrop, Holland his advisors announced Wednesday. Last week, the founder and leader of the Transcendental Meditation movement announced his retirement and… Read More→
The word Sanskrit word dharma has many different interpretations. It can be translated as the “law that governs the universe,” “individual obligation,” “the underlying order of nature,” and literally, “that… Read More→
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These days, my practice is teaching me to embrace imperfection: to have compassion for all the ways things haven't turned out as I planned, in my body and in my life – for the ways things keep falling apart, and failing, and breaking down. It's less about fixing things, and more about learning to be present for exactly what is.