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The Yoga of Life: Practicing Pleasure

The Yoga of Life: Practicing Pleasure

By Tracy Montgomery   Experiencing pleasure floods our systems with endorphins and hormones that alter our blood chemistry to enhance our brain power, elevate our mood, encourage bonding and connection, and boost our immune system. Pleasure is how humans thrive. And yet so many of us limit our pleasure. Our genetic predisposition towards concern for […]

June 18, 2018 | By More
Spiritual Sustainability: Our Most Precious Resource

Spiritual Sustainability: Our Most Precious Resource

By: Bermalva Porter   The theme we chose for Bhakti in the Woods 2018 is “sustainability”. We had new technologies, renewable energy, holistic food systems and all things eco-friendly in mind.  As one on the spiritual path may notice, thoughts and ideas coming solely from the mind do not always manifest in an easy way. […]

June 18, 2018 | By More
My Yoga

My Yoga

Written by Rev. Alexis Nicol   When I find myself drawn into the emotion of guilt or So, I was reminded that the theme for this month’s Tone is YOGA.  I had hoped that I could subtly get away with another article as I know very little when it comes to Yoga.  I thought, what […]

June 18, 2018 | By More
Yoga, The Chakras and….Essential Oils!

Yoga, The Chakras and….Essential Oils!

According to Eastern Medicine, there are seven major energy centres in the body. These centres can be compared to spinning discs or wheels of energy which are referred to as the Chakras, and each one controls a part of one’s life (physically, emotionally, spiritually). They extend from the crown of the head to the base […]

June 17, 2018 | By More
Is Yoga from India?

Is Yoga from India?

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac Is Yoga from India? The answer seems obvious. In the yogic culture, Śiva is known as the original Yogi. Śiva lives on Mount Kailās in the Himālaya and mount Kailās is in Tibet! When we see devout Tibetans walking and prostrating all the way from their hometown to their pilgrimage destination, we […]

June 14, 2018 | By More