Archive for September, 2015

Full Moon Blessings!

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Full Moon Blessings!

 

 

 

This month’s full moon (on Sunday, September 27) is a HarvestMoon, the closest and largest full moon of the year. In addition there will be a total lunar eclipse on this same night. Amazing!
So if you have a chance head outside and take a peek!

The full moon represents a time to celebrate the blessings in your life and to ...

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Happy Autumn!

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Autumnal Equinox Blessings

The rhythms of nature remind us that the only constant in life is change.
Even though we may like to hold on to summer, days full of light, sunshine and warmth, we have no choice but to let go and accept what is.
Maybe we are actually welcoming the change of the season and understand ...

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Healthy vegan Vanilla Coconut Oatmeal

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Coconut and vanilla add rich tropical flavors and turn this easy breakfast recipe into an exotic getaway for the senses. Close your eyes and transport yourself to an exquisite island where palms sway gently in the warm breeze and the ocean waves lap onto the shore. Click HERE for the full experience.

Enjoy every bite while taking the nourishing and healthy ingredients.

“Coconut oil contains a mixture of saturated fatty acids, some ...

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Chakra Balancing Workshop

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Awaken the energy within yourself,
discover the power of Chakras and how to balance them
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This upcoming Chakra Balancing workshop will include a guided meditation to align your Chakras, and a short introduction to the Chakra system explaining how Chakras affect our health, energy & well-being.

 

Chakra Balancing Workshop

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
10.00 – 11.15 a.m.  
 $25

Space is limited. Sign-up today to reserve your spot. (Tanja@MendocinoHealing.com)

Niyamas ~ Yoga guidelines to live by ~ Ishvara Pranidhana

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Today we complete our exploration of the 8 Limbs of Yoga by contemplating the last of the five Niyamas given by Patañjali in the Yoga Sutras:

Ishvara Pranidhana ईश्वर प्रणिधान

Samadhi siddhir isvara pranidhanat
“Samadhi* is obtained through devotion to Isvara (the Supreme Being).”

~ Gary Kissiah

*spiritual state of consciousness

To embrace Ishvara Pranidhana is to surrender to God (the Universe, the Divine, higher consciousness, Buddha, Jesus, Krishna, ...

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Niyamas ~ Yoga guidelines to live by ~ Svadhyaya

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Health is wealth.
Peace of mind is happiness.
Yoga shows the way.”
~ Swami Vishnudevananda

 

The fourth Niyama is

Svadhyaya स्वाध्याय

Yoga Sutra 2.44: Svadhyayad ista devata samprayogah

“Through self-study comes union with one’s chosen deity.”
~ Gary Kissiah

Like most yoga sutras, Svadhyaya has both an external and internal application.

The external practice implies the study of something that resonates with you. Studying something new that interests you is good for ...

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