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Posted on July 24th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Grilled Summer Vegetables

Serves 4 to 6 1 bunch asparagus (remove hard ends) 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 onion cut in large wedges 1 red pepper cut in large chunks ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Pepper to taste Simply wash and cut the vegetables to desired shape. Place in a bowl or […]

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Posted on July 22nd, 2015 by in Yoga

Getting Men On the Mat

The Yoga in America study, released by Yoga Journal in 2012, found that 82 percent of the country’s approximately 20 million yoga practitioners are women. What keeps men off the mat? “For some men, their hesitation about yoga is that it’s going to be boring—just sitting around stretching, and talking about opening your heart,” says […]

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Posted on July 20th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Creative Corner, Inner View

Writing as a Mirror of the Self

by Dominique Christina What is it about writing that fuels an appropriate reckoning? For me, writing is a meditation. It is a form of self-expression that, when engaged deliberately, offers a way in to the parts of yourself that you are, perhaps, unaware of. Writing also asks us to grapple with and have an intentional […]

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Posted on July 17th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Scrambled Tofu

Serves three to four. ½ small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 pound firm tofu 2 cups chopped spinach or chard ½ carrot, grated ½ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon basil 1 tablespoon tamari Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté. Add […]

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Posted on July 15th, 2015 by in Studies, News, and Trends

The Miracle of Learning: Neuroplasticity and Free Will

by Lisa Wimberger When I think of neuroplasticity and the brain, I can’t help but feel giddy. We are so fortunate to live in the age of the brain, when science has put these amazing neural machines of ours at the forefront of research and discovery. We know so little about how the brain works, […]

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Stop Performing, Start Experiencing

by Peter Bregman The night before our wedding, Eleanor and I stood awkwardly in the center of a large room, surrounded by our family and our closest friends. There was no particular reason to be uncomfortable; this was just a rehearsal. Still, we were in the spotlight and things weren’t going smoothly. Neither the rabbi […]

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Posted on July 9th, 2015 by in Life Lessons, Yoga

Loving My Body, Loving Myself

Kripalu Yoga teacher Rachel Estapa, founder of More to Love, shares how yoga teacher training supports her mission to cultivate compassion and body acceptance.

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My Year as a Spiritual Gangster: A Voice from Long Ago

by Lisa Lampanelli Lisa Lampanelli is a professional comedian, writer, and actor who lives primarily in New York City. She began to call Kripalu her second home in mid-2014, when a family crisis led her on a quest to bring new meaning into her life. Since then, Lisa has attended programs and R&R Retreats at […]

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