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A few thoughts on Yoga

A few thoughts on Yoga

The word ‘yoga’ comes from the Sanskrit word “yuj” meaning to yoke, join together, or unite. There are many types of yoga and many ways to practice. In the broadest and greatest sense, yoga is the union of the individual’s unit consciousness with the Infinite consciousness. Yogi Bhajan shared these…

What is Kundalini Yoga?

What is Kundalini Yoga?

What is Kundalina Yoga? Excerpted from the Kundalini Research Institute website.  See end of post for the link to the full article. Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® is considered the most comprehensive of yoga traditions, combining meditation, mantra, physical exercises and breathing techniques; it is a Raj Yog,…

First few days in Reykjavik…

First few days in Reykjavik…

I found this post today, October 1.  I wrote this on January 30, 2011 while in Reykjavik Iceland.  Enjoy! I’ve been in Reykjavik going on 48 hours. All my molecules have arrived now…which means the bulk of the jetlag has been overcome.   It’s about 2:30 in the morning and I’m typing…

Winter Winds of Reykjavik

Winter Winds of Reykjavik

It’s late at night in Reykjavik and, once again, I am in the experience of lingering jetlag.  So far, every night I awake at 1:00 or 2:00 in the morning and am awake for many hours.  Tonight I sit in the dark in my cozy little room and listen to…

Yogi Tea Recipe – The best version I know of!

Yogi Tea Recipe – The best version I know of!

I’ve made a lot of Yogi Tea in my day.  Early on, I didn’t measure the spices very accurately and came up with some not-so-great tasting brew, particularly when I put too much cloves in the mix.  My good friend Shanti Shanti Kaur tested the combinations and measures of spices…

On my way to Iceland

On my way to Iceland

I’ll be leaving for Iceland on Tuesday morning where I have the honor and pleasure of teaching in a Level 1 Kundalini Yoga teacher training course there, as well as teaching a Naad Yoga workshop and presenting a concert.   Plus I hope to soak in hot springs, take in Reykjavik,…