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Posted on October 10th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Three Sisters Casserole with Cornbread Topping

Squash, beans, and corn were christened “the three sisters” by Native American farmers who found that the plants supported and benefited each other: the corn provided a structure for the beans to climb; the beans provided nitrogen to the soil; and the squash spread along the ground, preventing weeds. Enjoy this Kripalu Recipe, which honors […]

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Posted on October 8th, 2014 by in Nutrition

Guest Recipe: Vegetable Curry

by David HirschDavid Hirsch has been involved with the famed Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, since 1976. An avid gardener as well as a cook, David is the author of Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden and coauthor of 12 Moosewood Collective cookbooks. This recipe is a medley of late-summer vegetables, including corn, which gives the […]

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Posted on October 7th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Debunking the Myth of Multitasking

by Sharon Salzberg We would like to believe that attention is infinite, but it isn’t. That is why multitasking is a misnomer. The brain can focus only on one thing at a time. We take in information sequentially. When we attempt to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously, what actually happens is that we switch back […]

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Posted on October 6th, 2014 by in Ask the Expert, Yoga

The Benefits of Gentle Yoga

In this edition of Ask the Expert, Rudy Peirce, a Kripalu Yoga teacher since 1983 and creator of The Gentle Series CD set, discusses the benefits of gentle yoga. What populations might benefit most from gentle yoga? Lots of people—it’s not limited by age or ability. There are teenagers who practice gentle yoga as well […]

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Posted on October 5th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Tranquility

Enjoy a moment of tranquility to simply breathe. As we let go and head into a new week, set your intention for self-awareness. Happy Sunday!

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Posted on October 4th, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Discovering Your Soul Signature

  by Panache Desai We do not choose the work we are brought into this lifetime to do. That work is your soul signature—your unique expression. Your spiritual DNA. It is who you are at your core—your singular contribution to the world. It doesn’t have to do with seeking fame or fortune—though it might—but rather […]

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Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegetable Biryani

According to Ayurveda, ghee offers a wide range of benefits, including clarity of mind and sound digestion. In more scientific terms, ghee helps sustain healthy microbes in the gastrointestinal tract to maintain good digestion and elimination. Cilantro, which is optional in this Kripalu recipe, has both its superfans and its haters—those who love it will […]

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Posted on October 1st, 2014 by in Yoga

Finding the Yoga Teacher for You

by Amy Ippoliti There’s a reason why more and more doctors are recommending that their patients practice yoga. When yoga is performed safely, with awareness, it can help many common disorders and maladies, assist people to feel more alive in their bodies, maintain function, decrease health-care costs, and help us navigate physical and emotional circumstances. […]

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