Thrive

Posted on June 3rd, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Yoga

Yoga and Groundation: Rituals for Reconnecting to Our Purpose

by Sienna Creasy Before reggae, ska, and rocksteady, there was Nyabinghi chant. The Jamaican Rastafarian culture of Jamaica combined these chants with ritual drumming to create a celebration known as groundation. Groundation expresses the connection of a culture to its roots and the connection of an individual to his or her tribe. It is a […]

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Posted on May 29th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Cilantro (or Basil!) Mint Chutney

This popular Kripalu condiment can be used on fish, vegetables, or just about anything! Bring Kripalu into your kitchen with Simmer, the new iOS app that is part cooking resource and part social media site. Find and follow cooks you love, like Kripalu’s Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith. Find out more about Simmer—the easy way […]

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Posted on May 27th, 2015 by in Yoga

Why Teaching Yoga for Cancer Survivors Is Different

by Tari Prinster Why is teaching yoga to cancer patients and survivors any different than teaching yoga to healthy people? Based on my personal cancer journey, my experience teaching yoga to cancer survivors for more than 10 years, and my extensive research, I can identify some significant differences. I get asked about the benefits of […]

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Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by in Yoga

On the Mat and Out of Your Comfort Zone: The Benefits of Practicing Advanced Asana

by Yoganand Michael Carroll Yoga teaches that each time we do yet another Downward Dog, or Warrior I, or Triangle, our presence in and awareness of the moment make it all new again. So what do we gain when we move out of those familiar postures and experiment with asanas in which we don’t feel […]

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Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Quinoa Avocado Salad

This easy-to-make salad from the Kripalu Kitchen is packed with protein, heart-healthy fats, and tons of flavor! Bring Kripalu into your kitchen with Simmer, the new iOS app that is part cooking resource and part social media site. Find and follow cooks you love, like Kripalu’s Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith. Find out more about […]

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Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Quiet

Enjoy this moment of stillness and serenity.

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Posted on May 20th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Life Lessons, Words from the Wise

Taking the Long Way: Missteps That Lead Us Forward

by Lara Tupper It’s a common conundrum, feeling stuck on a trajectory that doesn’t feel right. I know, because I spent a sizable percentage of my 30s waiting for trains in New York City’s Penn Station. In that oddly scented dungeon, I came to appreciate the lilting female voice of the New Jersey Transit announcer, […]

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Posted on May 18th, 2015 by in Outside Our Walls, Studies, News, and Trends, Yoga

Why Yoga Research Matters: Enhancing Impact for Adolescents and Society

by Sat Bir S. Khalsa Yoga is everywhere. The latest Yoga Journal survey shows that 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, and another 104 million are interested in the practice. Five national airports provide a dedicated yoga room. The use of yoga, meditation, and deep breathing as complementary therapies, as an adjunct to allopathic medicine, is […]

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