Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by in Conscious Living

The Power of Qi: Accessing Your Life-Force Energy

by Roger Jahnke There are numerous practices that help you attune your awareness so you can discover the subtle energy of Qi—the energy of your life force. One of the most ancient is Yi Quan, a foundation method for cultivating Qi and accessing benefits for mind, body, and spirit. Yi Quan means “mind skill” or […]

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Posted on July 21st, 2014 by in Kripalu Video, Meditation, Yoga

Meditation and the Art of Inclusive Awareness

Kripalu Yoga teacher Steven Leonard guides us in an inclusive meditation. Notice any tension in your body, as well as any areas of comfort, and breathe without needing to change or alter anything. Allow your mind to find balance in the spaciousness. Allow yourself to simply be—right here, right now.

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Posted on July 20th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Tranquility

It’s that time again. Take a moment to pause. Breathe and set your intention for the day.

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Posted on July 19th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Finding Your Sacred Calling

One of the most basic questions we humans will eventually ask ourselves (if we live long enough) is, “Why am I here? What’s the purpose of my life?” We live in a society that’s so externally focused that it’s easy to forget we might be walking the planet for a deeper reason than to make […]

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Posted on July 18th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Grilled Watermelon Slices with Honey-Lime Syrup

Little known fact: Watermelon is indigenous to the Kalahari Desert area of Africa. For something that seems to be mostly water, this refreshing fruit packs a surprisingly powerful nutritional punch. A great source of the antioxidant molecule glutathione, which can dramatically aid the liver’s efforts to detoxify our blood, watermelon is also a good source […]

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Posted on July 17th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Five Steps to Eating for Better Health

by Joan Borysenko Ever since President Dwight D. Eisenhower was diagnosed with heart disease in 1961 and put on a low-fat diet, reducing dietary fat—while increasing carbohydrate intake—has become nutritional dogma, in spite of some sketchy research. Yes, the rates of heart disease have gone down, but experts don’t think that diet was involved. Less […]

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Posted on July 16th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Falling in Love with ME

By Christine Arylo Falling in love with ME is a journey, an active adventure that touches every aspect of our lives. So vast and deep, the concept of loving one’s self can be hard to wrap our heads around. So let me give it to you in the simplest terms possible. Loving yourself completely is […]

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Posted on July 15th, 2014 by in Meditation, Yoga

The Call Within

An excerpt from Tending the Heart Fire: Living in Flow with the Pulse of Life by Shiva Rea The universe began in fire, an explosion so powerful that we are still basking in its radiance. Our very own bodies contain traces of elements that exploded outward to birth our galaxy at the moment of the […]

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Posted on July 14th, 2014 by in Kripalu Video, Meditation

A Calming Meditation

Enjoy this calming meditation with Kripalu faculty member Jennifer Reis—a perfect way to start the week!

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Posted on July 13th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Clarity

Take a moment to pause. As we inhale and exhale set your intention for self-care, connection, and clarity.

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