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Tuesday Morning Meditation

Tuesday Morning Meditation 8:30am – 9:00am PST Meditation is the conscious placing of one’s attention onto a specific location or place. The location can be an external object such as a tree, mountain or a river. It can be something internal like affirmation, sensation, breath or emotion. Each object has a different impact. The only prerequisite for the object is that it is chosen by us. The method of how one brings the mind into such focus varies from tradition…

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The Yoga of Patanjali – An Intro to Meditation

The Yoga of Patanjali – an Introduction to Meditation The great Sage Patanjali of Ancient India is accredited with codifying the practice and technique of Yoga. The definition in which Patanjali uses when defining Yoga is the ability to direct the mind in a chosen direction. He uses the word yoga to describe what we call, meditation. Patanjali’s Yoga is, in fact, the Yoga of meditation. By following his guidelines, we can all bring ourselves into this space of peace…

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Introduction to Vedic Chant

Introduction to Vedic Chant Join me Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 for an Introduction to Vedic Chant workshop at Mantra Yoga in Carlsbad, CA from 1:00-3:00pm. In this course we will explore the Rules of Vedic Chant, Applications of Sound, an Overview of Sanskrit, Proper Pronunciation and Technique. The workshop will be a combination of lecture, discussion and chant practice – designed for ALL levels. There is absolutely no experience required. Why Learn Healing Chant? Proper pronunciation of chants produce vibrations…

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The Driving Force of Transformation

THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI A VERSE-BY-VERSE EXPLORATION Faith (or complete confidence) is the driving force behind transformation. It is the impetus for a level of determination necessary to overcome all obstacles and to maintain ones trajectory. The word for faith in Sanskrit is shraddha and is described in the first chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – a 4th century CE text on Yoga and Meditation. This is just one of the many themes of the text –…

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Creating Balance on the Yogic Path (April 2016)

The Essence of the Sutras Creating Balance on the Yogic Path One of the most beautiful aspects of life is that it is constantly in flux and always changing. Every moment provides the opportunity for expansion and growth. If we can understand this one fact of life, then we can never be stuck. So what is it that makes so many of us feel bogged down and out of balance? In this three part series with Josh Blatter, we will…

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