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Finding Divinity Within Me

Wendy Reese | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

I grew up in Midwest City, Oklahoma. From my yard, I could see three churches. Within a mile radius, we had 11 churches. Ironically, my parents did no...

A Different Kind of Hot

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig K. Comstock

Selling the sizzle if not the steak, the Harvard Crimson serves up a feature called "the 15 hottest freshmen." It is a Bay Area couples therapist, yog...

For the Love of God, Would Somebody Please Explain To Me The Essential Difference(s) Between Tantra, Vedanta, Buddhism, and A Course in Miracles?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Ira Israel

I've often been taught that there is "One mountain... many paths" and I teach that everyone must find the individual tools that work for him or her in correspondence with his or her personal paradigms.

Because You Feel Sad Doesn't Mean You Have to Be Sad

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Mindfulness check! What liberation, to become aware of our own mind. With all the recent attention on mindfulness, we are getting better at being ab...

Devouring the Forbidden Fruit

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.06.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

Naomi Wolf's latest book, Vagina, is my new bible. And yes, this from a licensed spiritual practitioner and former devoted Christian.

Erotic Masseurs, Fanny Packs, And The Airbnb Eviction Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.21.2013 | Weird News

Two erotic tantric massage professionals recently visited the nation's capital, for the purpose of meeting with clients -- which in D.C., means mostly...

The Science of Sex, Mysticism, and Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

William J. Broad wrote an article in the Review section of this Sunday's Times, about scientific studies of "spontaneous orgasm," the phenomenon of reaching sexual climax purely by means of internal imagination and fantasy.

Want to Learn More About Yoga?

Ira Israel | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

There is something for everyone in this virtual yoga conference from the layperson who is just starting to experience yoga to the seasoned practitioner and teacher who wants to expand his or her knowledge of yoga without ever leaving the comforts of home.

How Couples Benefit From Sexual Fantasy

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Thea and Duane Harvey

Sex is an act of the imagination, and in committed romantic relationships imagination often is the first thing to wear out. Here's some tips to help re-cultivate the fantasy and re-circulate passion.

Tantra and Relationship Tips

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Thea and Duane Harvey

Creating a connection that is mutually satisfying is two-pronged: eliminate the negative and enhance the positive. Less pain, more pleasure. A simple truth most couples find difficult to practice.

European Yoga Porn 'Cult' Establishes a U.S. Beachhead: Where Is the Outrage?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 12.30.2012 | Crime
Stewart J. Lawrence

Defectors who have shared their testimonies, which form the basis of the criminal case that is still pending in Romania, say that MISA typically recruits young women, often still in their teens, with the promise of a better spiritual life.

What About Your Sexual Intelligence Quotient? Part II

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

One important step in the process of moving toward a state of sexual intelligence is the integration of the energy fields, which results in a sense of wholeness.

Please Join My Tantric Yoga Sex Cult

Mark Morford | Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

OMG you guys, have you heard? Yoga is all about ... kinky superstar "gurus," sexual healing and drug-crazed orgies where everyone gets naked, sleeps with married people and prays to weird Hindu gods with ten arms, flaming red tongues and giant stone phalluses.

What's Not to Love About a Yoga Sex Scandal?

Sandip Roy | Posted 04.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Sandip Roy

Yoga sells well. Sex sells even better. And sex scandals sell the best. The man in the eye of the storm this time is John Friend, the founder of the Anusara style of yoga.

Glenn Beck Is a Message From God

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Morford

No one can be so ridiculous as to suggest that some sort of miserable, bearded Christian deity was just sitting around, bored out of his mind, and suddenly decided, on a frustrated whim, to flick his middle finger against the Pacific plate.

Anusara Yoga - Becoming a Standing Mudra of the Heart

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

"Okay, let's do a drop-back. Who wants to show how to do a drop-back?" It's the second day of the Anusara Yoga Grand Gathering at the annual Yoga Jou...

The Catamaran Tantra

Reid Stowe & Soanya Ahmad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Reid Stowe & Soanya Ahmad

We were tied up for three nights and two days while the pirates stripped the boat and argued amongst themselves.

I'll Have What She's Having: How Mirror Neurons and Music Increase Pleasure

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Do you have music playing when you make love? I hope you do so let's assume you do. Do you notice that you like to put on the same play list, over and over, at least some of the time? The one you remember having the best lovemaking to?

Marriage & Tantra

Lokita and Steve Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lokita and Steve Carter

For me, the most important thing for our marriage is to keep it fresh. Ee create what we call "a sacred space", a setting that brings us into the present moment together.

Meditations on Real Life

Claire Missingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Claire Missingham

Meditation is the flow of your life: the vibrancy, the reality and the shimmering core of your being. It is not about disassociating yourself and rising above things. You simply ask the question: what do you LOVE?

Sex And The Memory of Sexual Experience

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Our memories dictate how we will feel about a similar situation because our brain.body is coded from past experience. Bad experiences with intimacy are codified in your brain/body -- affecting our perception.

Trudie Styler: 'Sadomasochism Is The New Tantra'

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

Living, breathing, and being present is the practice that can lead us to having a full and authentic in-the-body experience. If we can shift our perspective from being separate to being part of it all.

The Best 10-Minute Investment Into Your Love Life

Lokita and Steve Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lokita and Steve Carter

At first, 10 minutes might seem an awfully long time to talk about how we like to be loved. But let's face it -- those 10 minutes are a great investment into a more pleasurable time with your lover and with yourself!

Consciousness Practice: Everything You Do (Including Sex)

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Anything you do in life is a potential consciousness raiser! ANYTHING. Be it sex, meditation, communication, yoga, Buddhism, gardening - it is all pure potential for consciousness.

Partner As Guru: Relationship As An Evolutionary Tool (VIDEO)

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Devotion might look like what a student has with a teacher or an aspirant has with a guru. The teacher must be high minded and the guru must be the best kind with the highest goals of the student in mind.