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Alanna Kaivalya

Speaking the Truth About Thyroid Disease: What Doctors Don't Tell You

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

I've now successfully cured the supposedly incurable disease, and live happy and healthy with a fully functioning thyroid. More important and subtle to note, probably, is the fact that the groundwork has been laid within my body for it to express a different truth.

This Practice Of Yoga Means 'Absence Of Violence': Would You Practice?

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 11.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

When we possess an expanded understanding of ahimsa beyond only vegetarianism and accept every person as they are, we then have the best capacity to support transformation and positive change of any kind.

Oh Yoga! I Know That Change Is Gonna Come

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

We do need external teachers for a while to guide, teach and hone our understanding and skills. But, at some point, all a teacher can do is lead us inward. Like a big cosmic U-turn, the guru is ultimately only trying to lead us home.

Is It Time To Break Up With Your Yoga Teacher?

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

At some point, every student must leave their teacher. It's a built-in principle of yoga. Parents raise children to be able to survive on their own at some point; its the same concept between teachers and students of yoga.

Perfect Yoga Body? Not a Chance

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

Yoga challenges us to see what's right about our bodies rather than what is wrong. It asks us to be happy with what is rather than what needs to be changed.

Can Yoga Wreck Your Body? Absolutely! It Can Also Save Your Life

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

The opinion of injuries in the west is that they are the absolute worst thing in the world. But, the reality is they happen. To all of us. And, they can happen from any activity, even yoga asana.