Yoga and alchemy are practices of transformation. Through them, one endeavors to dissolve the ego self and to go beyond the mundane centered nature imbued therein.
That is to say that today is a day to be cognizant of change. Every seasonal shift should give us pause to stop and reflect upon our current extant state.
Backbends can be restoratively releasing to the front of the body and engagingly stimulating to the back of the body
As one who is aging, I have often pondered “How much protein is enough, too much, not enough”?
Practicing nude yoga assists in achieving deeper spiritual connections. This is due to the enhanced accumulation of cosmic vibration (energy, prana, chi)
Awareness of the trappings of mundane existence can facilitate one’s elevation into a more spiritually balanced journey
We are ready to be active. We want to engage in activities that will help us to maintain our vibrancy, vitality and vigor. We want to embrace a lifestyle that involves aging with grace and retaining competence and cognizance. Yet many of our day to day actions do not support any of these initiatives. Being … Continue reading Mind and Body in Fitness
bYoga is predominantly presented as a physical practice (asana) in the west. Yet, yoga is a discipline that creates, within the body vehicle, the developing and directing of internal energy. Various internal practices assist with the cultivation of energy. The bandhas are an internal energy aspect of yoga. Once grasped, the bandhas could be beneficial … Continue reading Bandhas – directing energy in yoga.
Fasting can be used to treat various diseases. Fasting’s medical efficacy has been effectively utilized since the 1950’s. Supervision is used in monitoring the health of those who are fasting. Fasting regimens for medical intervention can vary; the times can range from 14 days to a month (under supervision). In Russia, Dr. Yuri Nikolaev developed … Continue reading Fasting is resting
How is seasonal cleansing and fasting beneficial to the body. The body goes through subtle changes at each seasonal change. According to an article in LIVESCIENCE 'How Change of Seasons Affects Animals and Humans' there are measurable physiological responses the displays when the seasons change. According to Rene Graber in an article on 'Fasting And The … Continue reading Fasting and Seasonal Change