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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
One Hundred & Eight Reasons To Do Yoga

One Hundred & Eight Reasons To Do Yoga

Hannah Hams, As experience only     Awareness. Allows us to watch life’s endless barrage of changes with less resistance and less suffering. To find equanimity in life and the body. Helps with intuition. Works your body safely, thoroughly and thoughtfully. Ignites a light within. Can bring back our innately good inner nature through practice. […]

June 6, 2018 | By More
Meditation and Action

Meditation and Action

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac The last state of meditation is Vegetative state. In this state, the Self is not coloured by the mind.   The Yoga Sūtra (4.34) says: “When the highest purpose of life is achieved the three basic qualities do not excite responses in the mind. That is freedom. In other words, the Perceiver […]

May 16, 2018 | By More
Yoga Therapy Approach

Yoga Therapy Approach

Why do some go to yoga therapy?  Some do.  If you do, good.  If not, good.  I am all accepting.  You may receive yoga therapy by being in the same room as me.  It’s not exactly seen.  You must be allowed to experience.  If so, you will attain to higher consciousness.  You may.  It’s a […]

April 18, 2018 | By More
Salute the Earth, Dance the Maypole

Salute the Earth, Dance the Maypole

Let’s celebrate Beltane/May Day, the old Celtic first day of summer, hosted by Around the Goddess:  Saturday May 5th] at Champlain Park (140 Carleton Avenue) from 10:30-1:30 pm. There will be Maypole dancing, a simple ritual to honour our Mother Earth, garland making and a pot-luck finger food lunch. When we circle the Maypole, which […]

April 12, 2018 | By More