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Posted on December 18th, 2014 by in Healthy Living

Kripalu #ShineBright Giveaway: Two Nights of R&R at Kripalu

Greetings, Kripalu friends! We are so grateful for all of you and for this incredible community. To share our love, over the next 24 hours we are going to select a winner to receive a two-night R&R stay at Kripalu to be used in 2015. You must be 18+ to enter. To participate: Share a […]

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Posted on December 17th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Entering the New Year with Intention

by Reyna Eisenstark New Year’s Eve has the tendency to provoke all kinds of anxiety. There is this idea, an insistence really, that you must spend New Year’s Eve doing something incredibly special, because the way you enter the new year will tell you exactly how the next 364 days are going to go for […]

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Posted on December 15th, 2014 by in Yoga

The Gift of Inner Listening

By bringing yoga to hearing-impaired students, Kripalu Yoga in the Schools teacher Genoveva Calvo Rey is helping them listen to the voice within. “It can be scary to ask a Deaf person to close their eyes, but it’s also an opportunity to practice pratyahara, or going inward,” says Genoveva, who teaches yoga at the Learning […]

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Posted on December 14th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment to Breathe

Take a moment to be in your body and revel in the awe of self-awareness. As we inhale and exhale, set your intention for this connection, self-care, and inquiry.

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Posted on December 12th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Pomegranate-Pecan Green Beans

Here’s a festive side dish for the holiday table. Pomegranates are chock full of phytochemicals acting as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, and are also a good source of the antioxidant vitamins A and E. A single pomegranate contains more antioxidants than a cup of green tea and 40 percent of the recommended daily dose of […]

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Posted on December 10th, 2014 by in Healthy Living, Nutrition

Nurturing Pleasure

Pleasure and gratitude are two of the most important ingredients to add to any meal. One compelling option for exploring pleasure in the kitchen is to sensually appreciate the foods themselves. A wonderful practice is to focus on one sense each day, deepening your perception of sight, touch, hearing, scent, taste, and essence. Really look […]

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Posted on December 8th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Facing the Dishes

by Myron Katz, Kripalu Steward Supervisor We all have situations in our lives that may appear overwhelming, times when an inner voice tells us “this just can’t be done” or “this is too much.” In the Kripalu dishroom, the possibility exists for that to become an ongoing universal chant! Imagine how daunting it is to […]

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Posted on December 7th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment to Exhale

Take this moment to breathe in and breathe out. Take three long, slow deep breaths. Know that all is as it should be, in this moment.

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