Posted on September 23rd, 2015 by in Healthy Living, Yoga

Why Do Pranayama?

Physical well-being. Lightness of heart. Clarity of mind. Inner and outer health and fulfillment. Weight loss. Purpose, intention, and direction. If you could produce these sorts of results without any cost, equipment, office visits, travel, or special talent, would you be interested? If all it took was 30 minutes a day, would you take the […]

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Posted on September 21st, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Healthy Living, Teachers Corner

Self-Care to Nourish the Yoga Teacher

by Randal Williams We all must travel a long distance in this physical body. If we do not care for it, how can we reach our goal? —Swami Kripalu Inspired by yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda, self-care is one of the three guiding principles that define Kripalu’s approach to yoga teacher training. (The other two […]

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Posted on September 18th, 2015 by in Healthy Living, Kripalu Kitchen, Nutrition

Guest Recipe: Amaranth and Corn Croquettes from Leslie Cerier

Today’s recipe comes from guest chef and Kripalu presenter Leslie Cerier, an internationally recognized farm-to-table chef, recipe developer, educator, and author of six cookbooks. Amaranth is a tiny, nutty-flavored grain, one of the few that is a complete protein with more fiber and iron than most grains. It’s delicious cooked in combination with other grains, […]

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Posted on September 16th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Life Lessons, Wake-Up Call, Words from the Wise

How to Find Your Calling: Seven Ways to Shift Your Thinking About Your Life’s Work

by Tama Kieves We live in inspired times. The old-school idea of lifelong job security—a job you could count on, even if you didn’t love it, for as long as you needed it—is gone. Still, there is a path of certainty. You were born to do what you love. It’s time to experience your own […]

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Posted on September 11th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Apple Crisp

Serves 6–8 A “crisp” morning treat that tastes so good it’s like starting the day with a healthy dessert. (This recipe can also be made with peaches or other ripe fruit in season.) 10 cups chopped red apples (approximately 8 medium apples) 3 cups apple cider ¼ cup raisins ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground […]

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Posted on September 4th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Cinnamon Soymilk Pudding

Serves 4 3½ cups soymilk or milk 1 tablespoon agar-agar powder, or 2 tablespoons agar-agar flakes ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom Pinch of ground nutmeg Pinch of salt ⅔ cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon kuzu dissolved in ½ cup cold soymilk or milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Roasted almonds (to […]

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Posted on August 31st, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Healthy Living, Words from the Wise

Seven Reasons Why I Practice Self-Care

by Renée Peterson Trudeau I was recently at a dinner party and found myself in a corner with a heart surgeon, discussing the concept of self-care. Like many in the health care field, she saw self-care as something you should do for your physical health—exercise, eat well, get enough sleep. But that’s where her definition […]

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Posted on August 28th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Cucumber Mint Raita

Serves 4 1 cup plain yogurt ½ cucumber, peeled and de-seeded, cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon roasted cumin seeds Pinch of black pepper Combine all ingredients and serve garnished with fresh mint leaves. © Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. All rights reserved. To request […]

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