All posts tagged: yoga

5 tips to Avoid Jet Lag

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{reblogged from our Naturalist Health Coach friend Bianca Daly’s blog: here}  I’m sure you know that feeling well, where you are so excited to travel across timezones on your destination holiday or to visit family and friends, yet you get to bed that night and cannot sleep. Either that or you’re awake at some crazy A.M. hour wide awake ready to start the day.

SADHANA TO SURF by Chrystal Fitzgerald

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{ reblogged from www.thedawnchronicles.com}  Although it sounds like the name of a far away city, secret surf spot or new car, Sadhana translates to Spiritual Practice and is predicated on self discipline. Self discipline sounds like work! Eeek! I know, who wants more work right? And Spiritual, whats that all about? Does this mean religion?? Sadhana refers neither to a specific religion, nor the negative connotation …

Sri Lanka Surf and Yoga Retreat Video

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This sweet video was made by photographer and filmmaker Philly Lewis who joined us in Sri Lanka last March for a week of surfing and yoga. The week was spent sleeping within earshot of the waves, underneath a field of towering palm trees, and eating three incredible Ayurvedic meals a day. We surfed perhaps Sri Lanka’s best surf breaks, made new friends and reconnected with old ones in …

The Soulful Escape Artist

{published on yoganonymous} My name is Kori Hahn and I am a travel addict.  I’ve been to nearly 50 countries in the past 10 years and spend most of my waking days dreaming of visiting 50 more.  I’ve never been an “expert” on anything, but I must admit that I am quite confident riding on top of an overflowing Indian train, hair blowing wildly into …

योग ~ The Path of Yoga

 योग The Path of Yoga In Vedic Sanskrit, the literal meaning of the word “yoga”  is “to add”, “to join”, “to unite”, or “to attach” from the root yuj.  The goal of yoga is “moksha” liberation.  So, we do yoga in an effort to unite us to the goal, liberation.  It is a path.  Actually, it is many paths.   Lets get literal for a second.  Patanjali’s …

The Vipassana Mind – विपश्यना

On June 11, 1963, A Vietnamese monk Thích Quảng Đức sat peacefully on a street corner in Saigon, Vietnam. He sat unmoved in lotus position while his entire body was engulfed in suicidal flames. Thich was completely in control over his mind.  He slowly burned to death without opening his eyes, without a flinch in his body and without a sounds from his mouth. My …