Honoring the Language of Yoga

Honoring the Language of Yoga

by Chef Nik Just as every classically trained chef ‘speaks’ the language of Escoffier and follows Le Guide Culinaire, every yogi needs to ‘speak’ the language of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Sanskrit is the gatekeeper of Yoga and you must make friends with it to be...
The Power of ‘OM’

The Power of ‘OM’

By: Stephanie Miller “Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.” When I Om, I feel that I’m able to pray and meditate at the same time.” -Reverend Diane Robinson It is said in Hindu mythology Brahma (the creator) had a thought, “I am...
Pranayama

Pranayama

by: Stephanie Miller “Tug on anything at all and you’ll find it connected to everything else in the universe.”  –John Muir Every night we charge our cell phones but how do we recharge the mind?  The secret is our breath. “Prana” refers to the universal life...
The Magic of Mantras

The Magic of Mantras

By: Monica Ott “Inside of me there’s a mantra going on that reminds me of who I am. It’s that place inside – that niche in the wall where the candle flame never flickers. Always bringing me right to my heart where we dwell eternally.” -Ram Dass A...