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Posted on April 8th, 2015 by in Ayurveda, Conscious Living, Nutrition, Yoga

Spring Awakening: Practices for the Season of Blossoming

Spring is just around the corner! Can you feel it? After the long winter (especially here in the Northeast), it sometimes feels like a mad dash to the finish line when the first hints of spring stirs in the atmosphere. Yoga and Ayurveda teach us to be fully present and engaged as we shift seasons […]

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Posted on April 6th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Words from the Wise

Running Too Fast: My Road Back to Balance

by Ashley Vanasse A little over a year ago, I made a change and started on a path toward a healthier lifestyle. It was a somewhat belated New Year’s resolution, if you will. I’d never had an issue with my weight. I am, by all definitions, fairly thin. Not super model thin, but thin in […]

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Posted on April 5th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Quiet

Inhale, exhale; repeat.

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Posted on April 3rd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: White Bean and Sausage Stew

This hearty stew from Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith is perfect to keep on the back burner if you have a house full of relatives this weekend. Or use vegetarian sausage, and make it the centerpiece of a meat-free holiday meal. Enjoy, and happy holidays! Serves 4–6 ¾ cup dried navy beans or 4 […]

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Posted on April 1st, 2015 by in Ayurveda, Yoga

Yoga and Ayurveda Go Prime Time

You can’t have drama without conflict, which means that a world filled with peace, love, and understanding might not make for very exciting television. The characters on most prime-time TV shows typically face more challenges in one season than the rest of us (with luck) will encounter in a lifetime. And they rarely seem to […]

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Posted on March 30th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Words from the Wise, Yoga

Finding Sanctuary in Kripalu Yoga

by Micah Mortali It was the darkest time of my life. I was a 26-year-old therapeutic wilderness counselor for at-risk youth, living in the rugged mountains of North Carolina with a group of 10 boys, ages 11 to 17. The winter had been cold, our shelters weren’t insulated, and the group dynamics were dysfunctional, to […]

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Posted on March 29th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment to Explore

Take a moment to pause and explore your current feeling state. What do you notice? How are you breathing? Investigate all that arises, and allow things to be just as they are in the present moment.

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Posted on March 27th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Potato-Pesto Frittata

Serves 4 Pesto: 1/4 cup walnuts 1 to 2 cloves garlic 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 1 Yukon Gold potato, sliced thin, about 1/4-inch thick 8 organic eggs 1/4 cup heavy cream, milk, or water 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Pinch of black pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin […]

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