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The Power of Śacī

The Power of Śacī

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP Learning a new language is a good exercise for the mind, like learning Chinese or Sanskrit. The Sanskrit word Śacī means speech, eloquence.  We all know the power of speech. Politicians attain positions through lectures regardless of virtue. A product is sold relying on how much money you put into […]

December 14, 2018 | By More
Yoga: The Path to Know the Self

Yoga: The Path to Know the Self

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP The place of action includes the body, mind and spirit as three layers. Everyone has different degrees of activities with these layers. Yoga practice is to understand the activities of these layers and do our best to bring the relationships of body, mind, and spirit into harmony at a suitable […]

November 13, 2018 | By More
In Memory of Dharma Master Tan Run Huan (谭润华)

In Memory of Dharma Master Tan Run Huan (谭润华)

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP It has been 12 years since my first Yoga teacher passed away. Dharmapala Master Tan is my first Yoga teacher. He was born in 1913 and learned Yoga in Hong Kong when he was young. When I met him, he had already retired from teaching work as a biology teacher […]

October 18, 2018 | By More
Thai Massage: A Buffet For The Mind and Body

Thai Massage: A Buffet For The Mind and Body

Physical pain can be the result of emotional suffering. Chronic physical pain is often linked not only to injuries, but also to emotional stress, trauma, and depression. In fact, emotional suffering can aggravate physical pain that affects different areas of the body and also impair one’s thinking and spirit. Many people are already familiar with […]

September 16, 2018 | By More
Manifestation and the Cause

Manifestation and the Cause

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP Yin Yoga is a style of Yoga that is used to connect and balance the external environment and the inner world of the Self – the place that cannot be seen from outside. Yin (阴) is a Chinese word and refers to the place where there is no light. Because […]

September 16, 2018 | By More