Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Beans are among the most nutrient-dense and health-promoting foods you can find. They contain soluble fiber, protein, and sustainable complex carbohydrate energy, and they’re also rich in B vitamins (like thiamin and niacin), zinc, calcium, folate, and antioxidants. Research shows that increasing our daily consumption of plant protein helps lower blood pressure and blood glucose […]

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Posted on December 31st, 2014 by in Conscious Living, Words from the Wise

Gifts for the New Year

by Janet Grych The winding down of another year naturally invites reflection. What have I discovered? What have I learned? What have I contributed? In my evaluation, I inevitably find myself thinking back to my time at Kripalu, certainly one of this year’s highlights. Kripalu always leaves me with an armful of parting gifts. These […]

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Posted on December 29th, 2014 by in Conscious Living, Healthy Living, Words from the Wise

How I Fell in Love with Yoga

by Tommy Rosen Yoga was one of the practices I found in my first several years of recovery. Not only did it help me through the ups and downs of the early stages, but it also became a nonnegotiable staple in my life. How I found yoga—and fell in love with it—is somewhat serendipitous. Basically, […]

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Posted on December 28th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Truth

Pause and listen to and honor your heart’s longing. What is your truth right here, right now?

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Posted on December 26th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

This satisfying sweet bread is made with healthy grains, nutritious sunflower oil, and absolutely no sugar. Enjoy! Makes one 8 1/2″ × 4 1/2″ loaf. 1/3 cup flaxseed meal 1/4 cup water 2 cups barley flour 2/3 cup oat flour 1/3 cup poppy seeds 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

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Posted on December 24th, 2014 by in Conscious Living, Teachers Corner, Words from the Wise, Yoga

The Teachings of Swami Kripalu

The Teachings of Swami Kripalu Swami Kripalu was a devoted yogi with an inquisitive mind who explored every facet of the yoga tradition. During his lifetime, he generated a large body of teachings that fall into two major categories: a universal set of teachings encouraging everyone to cultivate personal health, well-being, and a virtuous character; […]

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Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by in Conscious Living

Give Like a Yogi

The holidays can be challenging for those of us who want to celebrate the season of giving in a way that feels authentic, and doesn’t center on expensive gifts. How can we show appreciation for our loved ones in a mindful way that’s aligned with how we want to live our lives? Kripalu life, career, […]

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Posted on December 21st, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Light

Enjoy this moment of light. Breathe into the day, and when in doubt, bring yourself back to the breath.

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