For those of us seeking to deepen our practice and understanding of Buddhism, dharma teachers appear in a wide variety of forms – in our sangha (community of fellow practitioners), in books and articles, in our workplaces, and in our daily lives among family, friends,
[caption id="attachment_3660" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Judie Rhed Yim, Principal & Proprietor, Rhemedy By Rhed Therapeutic Massage[/caption]
LM: Your practice, Rhemedy By Rhed, offers therapeutic massage, providing a combination of massages including, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Massage Cupping, Lymphatic Drainage, Cranio Sacral, Hot Stones, Aromatherapy, Pre/Post Natal, Thermatherapy, Thai
While many think of yoga as a good form of exercise, it is also recognized for providing systematic and definite steps to realization of God-union, called the eight limbs of yoga. In the Yoga Sutras, the ancient sage, Patanjali recommends an 8-limbed system referred to as
It's not uncommon to be dealing with a dose of winter blues, this time of year. This depression, which surfaces especially in the winter months is also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or winter depression. These human body responses are well explained in Ayurveda.
It’s New Year’s Eve and folks are looking to celebrate the close of the year with family and friends. These festivities often include plenty of champagne and wine. Now I’m not going to sit here and tell you not to drink, as that is your
LM: Can you tell our readers a little bit about how you started thinking about yoga and in particular, yoga for depression, along with what LifeForce Yoga is?
AW: I had a history of depression, myself. Having taken antidepressants for many years, I exercised irregularly, because when you
[caption id="attachment_3362" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Surya Namaskar[/caption]
As the seasons change, so should our yoga practice. As we move from the hot days of summer to the cooler days of fall, our yoga movements should also change to better reflect the fall. As Ayurveda, the sister science
I've been experimenting with using yantras during my morning meditation practice lately. As visual tools, yantras can help center you during meditation. They also serve in meditation as symbolic representations of the energy pattern of a deity as seen by Tantric seers in their vision.The word
According to Ayurvedic principles, we must look to create and maintain balance within our bodies. This is especially important as the seasons change and the climate fluctuates. We should eat with the season we’re in, in mind. As we move into autumn and out of
LM: In your book, How I Became a Hindu: My Discovery of Vedic Dharma, you detail your move