Honey Love

Another reason to buy local is that, like wine and cheese, honey carries the unique flavor of its place of origin, a trait called terroir. It tastes of the land where each particular honeybee lives and of the flowers that grow in that world. While I'd grown up eating my uncle's clover and alfalfa honeys almost exclusively, I knew there was a world of regional honeys to be experienced closer to my home in Boston. There are more than 300 honey varietals in the United States, including alfalfa,...

Heal Glaucoma By Kundalini Awakening

In this first variation (see figure 1), the feet press onto a wall, which takes some weight off the shoulders and gives the upper arms and shoulders a moment to rotate outward and the chest to open. Begin by placing your mat against a wall. Stack four blankets on top of the mat and make sure that the folded edges will be underneath your shoulders. Fold half of your mat over the blankets and bring your setup a few inches from the wall. You want to position yourself at the right distance away...

Hang In There

Lolasana is callcd Pendant Pose for a reason The body really dangles and even swings a little bit. The foundation of the pose is the hands the rib cage hangs from the upper arms and shoulders the spine and pelvis hang from the rib cage and the legs hang from the spine and pelvis. The pose is highly effective for strengthening all of the abdominal muscles, most of the hip flexors, and several shoulder musclcs, but it puts extraordinary demands on the external oblique abdominals, making it...

Disability

TRANSFORMING DISABILITY A MIND-BODY APPROACH, with Matthew Sanford. Mind Body Solutions mindbodvsolutions.org Thirty years ago, a car accident left Matthew Sanford paralyzed from the chest down. Through Iyengar Yoga, he forged a new relationship with his body and went on to become a yoga teacher specializing in adaptive yoga for disabled students. This package includes a DVD, a CD full of mind-body exercises, and a booklet of helpful practice hints for disabled students and their teachers or...

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A video of this Home Practice sequence can be found online at yoqajournal.com llvemag. 7 Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose) From Five-Pointed Star, turn your right foot out, left heel in. Bend your right knee and lean over your right thigh. Place a block on the floor about a foot in front of your right pinkie toe. Lean onto the block with your right hand and lightly rest your left hand on your lower back. Inhale and lift your left leg up parallel to the floor, with your foot flexed. Gaze...

Transpersonal Psychology

Is the unique graduate school for professional, educational, and personal growth. The institute provides over 25 years of excellence at the forefront of psychological research and education, probing the mind-body-spirit connection. Earn a PhD or a master's in counseling MFT . Distance-learning programs offer one-year certificates, PhD, or master's. WASC accredited. Call 650 493-4430,x16. Email itpinfo itp.edu. itp.edu YogaFiP'Training Systems, the leader in mind body fitness education offers...

Mantra

Reverence to the blessed lord Vasudeva. he young Krishna embodies the playful, mischievous, joyful, and cnchantingaspccts of the Divine. As an adult, Krishna expresses the roles of teacher and warrior, giving us the tools for battling our own darkness and illuminating it with the light of understanding. This mantra, which is especially appropriate for ecstatic singing, or kirtan, is popular among all those who worship the Divine in the form of Krishna. Vasudeva is another name for Krishna...

Jal

Asanas arc but one part of a yoga practice, a fact reinforced by Sally Kempton's Pssst, Pass It On Wisdom, Dec. '09 . The quote that hit me was, Try reading an entire issue of Us Weekly, and then notice the feeling state in your mind. Gossip reinforces how insecure we arc. Gossip is just harmful. Steve Lotterman Whitinsville, Massachusetts As a Vietnam vet, I was touched by Got to Be True, by Patricia Ellsberg Reflection, Nov. '09 . She and her husband, Daniel, showed incredible courage in...

Register To Walk Today

Join us for the Avon Waik lor Breast Cancer and together we II show the world whal millions of determined hearts can do. For 2 days and 39 miles we'll walk side by side, connected by our shared conviction lo end this deadly disease and improve the lives of thousands worldwide. The money we raise will help medically under-insured women and men get the screening, support and treatment they need. And leading research teams can take powerful steps forward in their quest for a cure. All because of...

Vitamin World

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Dates And Locations

An intensive four week immersion in the yogic way of life Celebrating 40 years of Yoga Teachers' Training with over 24,000 Yoga teachers certified since 1969. In depth study of Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation, Mantras, Vedanta, Bhagavad Gita, Kriyas, Yogic Diet, Anatomy amp Physiology. Open to students of all levels who have a sincere desire to learn. Certificate given upon successful completion of the course. March 4-31,2010 April 4-May 1,2010 May 5-June 1,2010 March 21 - April 18,2010 Nov...

Parivrttaikapada Sirsasana

It's time to fly After a 30-sccond Headstand and a brief visit to Parsva Sirsasana, split your legs, right leg forward and left leg back. There is a tendency to drop the front leg much lower, so focus on the opening of your back leg. Twist so that your front leg crosses your midline. Keep your eyes soft but focused, your arms strong, and your neck elongated and easy. Strongly extend your legs as your feet remain alert and spread. Orient your pose from your...

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Trudie Styler in Sukhasana Easy Pose . Photographed by ASTRID MUNOZ Hi-tech fabrics and recycled rags cut your carbon footprint with style, by Katharine Mieszkowski Start your day with reverence for the sun, and harness its life-giving energy with Surya Namaskar. by Kelly McGoniqal asana, meditation, and rock n' roll 30 Sting and Trudie Styler talk yoga, the creative life, and human rights, by Diane Anderson My niece needed a reliable car so I gave her my '94 Subaru Legacy. Then one day, for...

Gratitude In Half Standing Forward Bend

TADASANA Mountain Pose Start by establishing equal weight on both feet and a tall, bright posture through the spine and crown of the head. Bring your palms together in front of the heart center. Pause and imagine a sun at your heart, shining brighter with each inhalation. Sense gratitude for the life-giving energy of the sun, for the prana life force that flows through you and all beings. URDHVA HASTASANA Upward Salute Inhale, turn your palms out, and sweep your arms up and overhead. The spine...

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Toesox

Organic cotton patented non-slip sole www.toesox.com .877 4TOESOX 486.3769 studio rates available Yoga teacher Kathryn Budig photographed by Jasper Johal www.journal-plaza.net amp www.freedowns.net Three sets of abdominal muscles work together to provide the pelvic li ft in Lola-sana the rectus abdominis, the external oblique, and the internal oblique. The rectus abdominis is the muscle that creates the familiar appearance of six-pack abs. It is composed of several segments embedded in a sheath...

Pure To The Core

Inner Smile Meditation

All the omega-3 health benefits you need. None of the toxins or oxidation you don't. Purity and integrity are at the core of manufacturing high-quality fish oil. Nordic Naturals understands that structure and quality dictate the function and efficacy of omega-3 fish oil. That's why we've developed patented processing techniques that have allowed Nordic Naturals to set the standards for fish oil excellence for nearly 15 years. Our oxygen-free and low-heat processing maintains the integrity of...

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ATHENS BALI BEND BOSTON CALGARY CHAPEL HILL CHICAGO COLUMBUS COSTA MESA . COSTA RICA CRANSTON CROATIA DENMARK DUBLIN EDMONTON GAINESVILLE HOUSTON JAPAN LAS VEGAS LONG ISLAND LOS ANGELES MALLORCA MANILA MEMPHIS MIAMI NEW JERSEY NEW ORLEANS NEW YORK OSLO PARIS PHILADELPHIA PHOENIX RICHMOND SAN DIEGO SAN FRANCISCO SAN LUIS OBISPO SANTA BARBARA SAVANNAH SEATTLE SWEDEN THAILAND TORONTO VANCOUVER VANCOUVER ISLAND WASHINGTON, DC Find your inner swile and delight in these playful poses. Sit on a folded...