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Bunion Prevention Through Therapeutic Foot Work

Because we practice yoga in our bare feet, I’ve had 41 years of observing feet. One of the first things that I noticed as a young teacher is that feet appear to age faster than the rest of the body. … Continue reading

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Just Being

When I silently talk to myself, I ask the question, “What is this?’ That simple Zen question can be a doorway into stillness. Stillness and silence are not the same. Meditation is associated with silence. In the beginning that silence … Continue reading

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The Body Speaks, Learn to Listen and Respond

The body speaks to us in many ways, but we tend to ignore the messages until we are forced to pay attention. How does this happen? We are often “too busy” to listen. Our bodies are affected by our thoughts … Continue reading

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Do Not Take Your Body for Granted

“As you age, you’d better toughen up because it doesn’t get easier.” When I heard Robert Thurman say that, it immediately resonated for me. It also brought home the truth of not knowing, as we do not know from day … Continue reading

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Back Pain and Your Feet

Many people come to yoga therapy due to chronic back pain. I will ask them to walk around as they normally do (but in their bare feet.) Frequently, it quickly becomes obvious that the cause of their back pain is … Continue reading

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Who Am I? – Discovering Who You Are Through Just Being

Who am I? This is the question asked for centuries by those who seek to know who they really are. Self inquiry can happen any time, especially when we are just sitting or meditating. It connects us with who we … Continue reading

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Free Your Feet

Misaligned Walking Patterns and Wearing Shoes are the two main factors that lead to FOOT PAIN. You can heal and prevent foot problems by developing toned, strong, flexible feet using Yamuna Foot Wakers for 5 to 10 minutes twice a … Continue reading

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Ultimate Healing through Meditation

When we sit and neutrally observe from nonjudgmental Witness Consciousness, we are healed on the ultimate level. According to Peter Fenner (Radiant Mind) and the tradition of nonduality, just being or just sitting heals us because it penetrates and dissolves … Continue reading

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Stress: How we create it and how we can reduce it through meditation.

There’s been a lot of research on meditation that supports the ancient teachings. Robert Sapolsky, Professor of Biological Sciences and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University has coined the term “adventitious suffering” – the mind generated pain of ruminating on what … Continue reading

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Meditation Practice: Another Benefit, Being Comfortable with Uncertainty

In our ongoing search for security and comfort – which often takes the form of wanting to know what is going to happen, we generate suffering. But so much of life is about dealing with the unknown, change, and unexpected … Continue reading

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