Nada Yoga is the yoga of deep inner listening. Nada in sanskrit means sound.   Sound is refined vibration. Every sound has a pulsating vibration. Sound is the essence of all energy.   The first step in nada yoga is to refine your ability to really listen to all the sounds around you. Once you…

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  When I first read the Jivamukti’s focus of the month on wildness I got excited. My own personal search to regain my inner wild began back a little over a year ago and has slowly but surely began to creep into my every day existence.   I first recognized my desire to reclaim my…

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  As I sat this afternoon working on how best to honor a holiday like Memorial day I thought of how today is a day to celebrate the memory of others. It brought me to the question of why memory is so important. I once read a quote that we exist only through our relationships…

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The Sanskrit word marga means the way or the path. The word originally referred to the hunter’s path.  Yoga practice is seen as a kind of hunt for the real – for the lurking wild game of our true nature. Like hunters sometimes you have to sit and wait motionless, even for days at a…

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  The gift of enlightenment is in the process.  Enlightenment is not a blue ribbon to be won.  Rather, we should focus on the the divine intimacy we foster and experience in the here and now.   Take a moment to sit and be still. Feel the warm animal of your body breathing. Even tune into the energy your body…

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  A yoga class represents a life cycle. We begin in childs pose and we end in corpse pose or savasana.  The beginning of your life starts with an inhale and the end of your life finishes on an exhale. As you draw your first breath on the mat create a sense of purpose/ and intention…

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  Amrita Svarupa Ca.  This pure love for God is eternal.  It is this sutra from Narada’s Bhakti Sutras that lies at the heart of my practice.   Today when I sat down to think on what is most important for me in a yoga practice, what, if nothing else, would I want to impress…

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To know the fruits of Jivamukti yoga it must be tasted. Pantanjali believed that wisdom and spirituality unfold in the same manner as a tree grows. Nature is steady and gradual. Every tree in a forest has the same goal: to reach toward the light. Much like our yoga practice, we seek to grow towards…

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