Anahata (Heart Chakra Metta Poem) by Beth Beard


Breathing deeply as I journey up the path A gentle breeze caressing me The air flows through me with each breath I take Reaching the vantage point I become still Awareness permeates my healing heart As it resonates with the beauty of the earth Lungs expanding, heart […]

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Wild Geese by Mary Oliver


Wild Geese by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesFor a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of your bodylove what it loves.Tell me about your despair, yours, and I […]

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Brahmacharya is the fourth Yama (guidelines for living). Its literal translation is celibacy… but before you get concerned, understand that there are a variety of interpretations according to different belief systems. Most agree that a deeper understanding deals with remembering who we are, that we are spiritual […]

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Sun Salutation Option without the Difficult Step Forward

Runner's Lunge

A frequent problem with basic Sun Salutations is the huge step forward from Downward Facing Dog to Standing Forward Fold. I have been frustrated with this combination and found that many others have difficulty here as well for various reasons. So, when leading from the right side, […]

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Recipes For Self-Love

Take full responsibility for your life.  Stop blaming others.  See yourself as the cause of what happens to you. Do things you like to do.  Don’t stay in a job you don’t like.  Participate in life at the highest level you can.  Stop terrorising yourself with your […]

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5 Pillars of Yogic Balance

5 pillars

The five Pillars of Yogic Balance was developed by the Sivananda school of yoga to encourage us to embrace these essential elements for a balanced and healthy lifestyle. So every day, take a look and see whether you are being balanced by practicing these pillars: Right Exercise: This is achieved […]

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Balance in Yoga

Full Tree

  Balancing poses are often the hardest poses to do in yoga. The help to develop core strength and tone as well as improve coordination, posture and confidence. Balancing requires an elaborate interaction between sense of touch, inner ear mechanisms, vision, muscle control and concentration of mind. […]

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How to Create a Balanced Life      by Jasmin Tanjeloff

balance in life

  How do you find your balance? The elements in life that require the most balancing can be divided into two categories: internal and external. Oftentimes, people focus on one more than the other. For example, you may find that you focus on external things–like work, relationships, and […]

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About Your Sacral Chakra

sacral chakra quotes

The second (sacral) chakra is an energetic orange and is located in the pelvis. It is the center for pleasure, creativity and emotions. The message behind the sacral chakra is that ‘what we have and do is enough’. It governs our appetites for food, sex, and pleasure. It is […]

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Introduction to The Chakras


Chakras are energy centers in the body. There are seven main chakras  arranged vertically from the base of the spine to the top of the head. ‘Chakra’ is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘wheel’. These wheels are believed to spin as they receive and transmit energy.   Chakras […]

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