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Yoga and Spirituality

How Much Power Do You Assign to Words?

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

We are never going to stop others from saying things in public or thinking things behind the closed doors of their mind. But we do have a choice to not let ourselves be burdened by words.

The Material World

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Our time in the Kali Yuga ensures that our spiritual pursuits will remain difficult for quite some time. Some of us may have a smoother ride because we have reincarnated from a more spiritually present path, but nevertheless it will remain a bumpy journey.

Yoga: Liberation From the Body

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

If we remain attached to a certain style of yoga postures, we remain attached to the material aspect of our existence. When we're no longer attached to this aspect, we're able to use yoga for its intended purpose and live in a state of supreme joy as a result.

My Easter Question: Is Yoga Making Me Christian Again?

James Brown | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

I have found that one of the most challenging parts of my job is to get people to look for similarities at least as zealously as they look for differences. The more we identify as different, the less happy we are because we are denying the nature of the world. We are not separate.

Modern Yoga Will Not Form a Real Culture Until Every Studio Can Also Double as a Soup Kitchen

Intent | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

You can't ask a teenager to suddenly manifest a social service network that the churches have been mothering for generations. The churches have paid their mortgages through centuries of focused intention and tithing.

The Problem With Yoga

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

While the problem with yoga is that it is devoid of myth, its redemption lies in the fact that it will accept fully any myth we bring to it. When we find the mythologies that most resonate with us, we can use them as the container to hold our unfolding practice.

Thoughts on Titans of Yoga

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

This film is about 25 of the most prominent modern figures who practice and teach yoga, meditation, and other mindful practices in the Western culture. They share stories of how they were introduced to yoga and how the practice has transformed their lives for the better.