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Do Meridians Exist?

Do Meridians Exist?

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac The meridian is a concept used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Meridians are channels for life-energy (Qi) to flow. Some modern scientists doubt the existence of meridians. We say the sun moves from rising to setting even though actually the earth rotates and orbits around the sun. The orbits are for tracing […]

August 8, 2018 | By More
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