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Quote of the Day: Krivorotov

Quote of the Day: Krivorotov

“A disease is that state of the system in which full spiritual potential is unrealized… Given this definition of disease, what does effective treatment consist of? Treatment consists in stimulating the patient’s spirit, which affects all the systems, bringing them into a harmonious state… For the most part, modern medicine effects somatic corrections. Consequently, treatment … Continue reading

It’s Good to Be Home!

It’s Good to Be Home!

I’m back! What a fantastic trip we had to Sedona last week – stay tuned for an update post with some of my favourite photos from the trip (and videos if I can figure it out, too), with many later subsequent posts to come with photos and stories about each of the special sites we … Continue reading

A reminder to my yoga friends…

A reminder to my yoga friends…

Hot yoga is a very popular trend right now, and it’s not at all surprising with all the wonderful benefits that come along with the heated environment, including being able to stretch much farther than in a cooler environment as well as increased detoxification. Hot yoga is also extremely dehydrating and de-mineralizing for the body, and … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Quote of the Day: Swami Satyananda Saraswati

The difference between the higher and the lower consciousness is that the former sees things directly as they are, whereas the latter depends upon the senses, testimony and inference. Knowledge based on information, whether it is from a person or from a book, is not enough. This is indirect knowledge, a lower kind of knowledge. … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Patanjali

Quote of the Day: Patanjali

“Maitrīkaruṇāmuditopekṣāṇāṁ sukhaduḥkhapuṇyāpuṇyaviṣayāṇāṁ bhāvanātaścittaprasādanam” “In relation to happiness, misery, virtue and vice, by cultivating the attitudes of friendliness, compassion, gladness and indifference respectively, the mind becomes purified and peaceful.” ~ Patanjali Yoga Sutras, 1:33 The Yoga Sutras, written by Patanjali, have become one of the foundational texts of the study and practice of yoga. In the past two … Continue reading

Song of Sadhana

Song of Sadhana

I came across this beautiful photo and poem this morning while skimming through the most recent issue of the Bihar School of Yoga’s Avahan E-mag, which I subscribed to receive a while ago because I enjoyed the peaceful, wise, and spiritual content contained within. I wanted to take a moment to share this moment captured … Continue reading

Introduction to Meditation Workshop

Introduction to Meditation Workshop

I am very excited to announce the details for the upcoming Introduction to Meditation Workshop at the end of May! – – – – – When: Saturday May 31, 2014   –   Workshop 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  –  Lunch 1:00pm onwards Where: Canadian Macrobiotics Centre, Streetsville, Ontario (exact address provided upon registration) For those of … Continue reading

Presence Through Pain

Presence Through Pain

Physical pain is something we all deal with from time to time and can not only interfere with our daily activities, but can also keep us from reflecting inward and finding peace and relaxation; for some, physical pain is a chronic, daily reality that can be overwhelmingly difficult to deal with. As some of you already … Continue reading

Being Mindful of Posture

Being Mindful of Posture

Poor posture is one of the leading causes of daily aches, pains, and lack of energy for many people. For those of us who work at a desk and/or in front of a computer all day, we can get used to keeping our bodies in awful positions for extended periods of time. The spine and … Continue reading