Yoga and Meditation Therapeutic Relationship

My medical practice is based on a holistic, mind-body medicine and yoga therapy approach. This is a relationship-centered approach that creates a foundation for a healing partnership. The aim is to create a therapeutic relationship, one that takes the time required to examine not just the illness, the negatives, but also to take into consideration […]

Mindfulness and Antar Mouna Meditation

Meditation has two main aims, the cultivation of witness consciousness, and the evolution of your body, mind and spirit. The essential key to success in meditation is the cultivation of witness consciousness, your own self-awareness. When you develop the witness, it empowers your ability to know who you are, both as an individual living in […]

Improve Your Digestive System – Balance Agni

When we improve our digestive strength we improve our overall health, our immunity and mental clarity. This is why Ayurveda and yoga-tantra place great emphasis on proper diet and the maintenance of digestive fire (agni). Doing so prevents and treats disease and develops awareness. Digestive fire (agni) – the fundamental principle of health The fundamental principle […]

Awakening the Spiritual Spine

The chakras lie in the central nervous system (the brain and spine), which controls all the functions of the body and mind. Chakra meditations focus awareness onto the spine at specific areas where the controlling points for the chakras lie. The spine is the axis of our being The embryo in the womb first creates […]

Origins of Yoga Nidra

Relaxation does not mean sleep. Relaxation means to be blissfully happy; it has no end. I call bliss absolute relaxation; sleep is a different matter. Sleep gives only mind and sense relaxation. Bliss relaxes the ātma, the inner self; that is why, in tantra, Yoga Nidra is the doorway to Samādhi.” – Swami Satyananda Saraswati, […]

Insufficient Rest and Poor Sleep Causes Heart Disease

Rest is the foundation of a happy and healthy life. And yet millions of people around the world are suffering from the effects of busy lifestyles, stress, overwork and fatigue. They are unable to rest, recharge and rejuvenate themselves. Many people have lost their ability to replenish themselves through good quality sleep. Millions of people […]