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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
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