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Sublime Morning Yoga Practice

What better place to soak in the energy than the mystical Lake Atitl√°n. Many of you have asked me for a concise all inclusive practice. After many years of practicing and teaching, I found one ūüôā This yoga sequence is my favourite way to wake up and go in the morning in a focused, mindful and energized way. I really feel it is the most quick and effective practice with long lasting results. Great for those who travel a lot like I do! This tutorial is about 30 minutes, but once you have the sequence down, it won’t take more than 15 minutes.

Sequence consists of the Tibetan 5 rites, Agni Sara and its preparations, as well as Ganesh Mudra. As always, adding meditation at the end will only give more benefits!

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The Tale of Angulimala

The fantastic story of Angulimala from the time of the Buddha¬†is one that¬†children across India know. I got to ¬†know the story on my first Vipassana meditation retreat, and years later it continues to fascinate me. Angulimala’s tale is all¬†about the potential to rise out of our suffering and ignorance and into the light of wisdom.¬†How a good, honest person, given the right circumstances, can be corrupted. And how a¬†bloodthirsty¬†maniac, given the right circumstances, can become one of the most compassionate liberated beings on Earth. It is both a tale of caution and deliverance…

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Yoga Series for Clearing Energy Blockages

I really love this series because it is so effective.

The Pawanmuktasana series comprises of three complementary groups of practices (Anti-rheumatic, digestive/abdominal and energy blockage removing) that regulates and stabilizes the flow of energy. This series develops awareness of body movements and the subtle effects they have on various levels of being, and can be used as an ideal preparatory foundation to open up all major joints and to create a healthy and balanced mind.

Duration: 31 Minutes             Level: I

61 Point Relaxation Meditation

61 point relaxation is one part of the Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) technique, and gives one an overall sense of peace, contentment and energy by linking the mind in a relaxed and attentive state to the body as it rests. Continue reading 61 Point Relaxation Meditation