Tag Archives: 2011

The Power of Mantra

Using mantra goes beyond the simple beneficial reason of stilling the busy mind. Mantra creates an anchor in the very depth of one’s soul but, more importantly, it gives the practitioner the opportunity to fall back into the natural flow … More

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Anusara Yoga: Freedom from Inside Out

Anusara Yoga is the fastest growing yoga style in the world. The bio-mechanical principles of alignment help students move past their physical limitations while the spiritual themes of celebration of life as an expression of the Divine, invites students to … More

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Herbal First Aid – Nutrition and Herbs for Structural Health

The arts of Herbal Medicine and Nutrition are vast. Food is the best medicine (or the worst poison) and there are specific herbs that can heal any illness. This workshop explores the self-treatment of a number of common structural injuries … More

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Neurogenic Yoga

Neurogenic Yoga marries the ancient practice of yoga with the modern discovery of Trauma Releasing Exercises as discovered by Dave Berceli. Neurogenic yoga is a set sequence of asanas (postures) designed to facilitate natural healing culminating with neurogenic tremors.

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Therapeutic Self Massage!

A profound reduction in muscular tension is only a few breaths away! No matter where you are or what you are doing, you can use the principles of self-massage to help your muscles soften and let go. Learning to do … More

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Wrist and Thumb Pain: Causes & Solutions

This session will review basic hand & arm anatomy. The primary causes of wrist pain and thumb pain with be identified and discussed. For each cause or diagnosis, general suggestions for pain relief will be addressed. This may include stretches … More

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Love for No Reason – More Than You Ever Dreamed Of

What if you could live in a state of unconditional love all the time? If you could love people not because they fill your needs or because they love you, but because you’re connected to a state of pure love … More

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WHO AND WHY I AM: THE JOURNEY OF INTEGRAL AWARENESS

Our entire Multiverse exists as Streams of Consciousness, proceeding from the Primordial Linguistic: “I~AM”. This is what can be called the Brahman, the Infinite Field, the Void, the Allness, the Source. “I~AM THAT I~AM” is the first tier, or Resonant … More

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Nutrition: Support the Mountain – Part 1 & 2

This presentation will further explore the benefits of nutrition in relation to the Chinese Five-Element Theory. Dr. Mikio Sankey will begin his lecture with a brief discussion on the difference between Naturopathic Healing and Traditional Chinese Healing with regard to … More

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Yoga For Weight Loss

“Fat Loss Yoga” – How To Use The Science And Spiritual Principles Of Yoga For Maximum Fat Loss In The Belly, Hips, Thighs, And Butt Yoga is cleansing for your body, mind, heart, and spirit… and it’s also one of … More

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Lovingkindness – A Meditation For Our Times

Lovingkindness Meditation is the practice of giving blessings — to one’s self, others, and all beings. It is a practice found in many spiritual traditions, and is an “anywhere, anytime” technique that is perfect for our chaotic times. One of … More

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Cultivate the Positive: Get Clear and Be Calm

Join in and learn three proven yoga techniques to help you set a worthwhile intention that will enable you to overcome frustrations, anxiety and fatigue. First, you’ll learn a yoga meditation technique from the Yoga Sutras called Pratipaksha Bhavana, which … More

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Yoga as Muse for Creative Flow

Yoga as Muse for Creative Flow is an easy-to-apply system of learning how to use yoga’s myriad tools and principles for optimal creativity. In this two-hour virtual workshop, you will discover how the science of Yoga as Muse can help … More

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The Essence of Sun Yoga Postures

Sun Yoga is an ancient practice of the people, especially those who believe in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The full vibrancy of life becomes possible when you interact or communicate between body and soul, thus energy can be revitalized and … More

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Utilizing Natural/Supplemental Choices for Support during Conventional Cancer Therapies

Dr. McGill is a cancer survivor and Diplomat of Chinese Medicine who teaches about other complementary modalities such as acupuncture, supplements and organic food choices to assist in a statistically more positive outcome and reduction of negative side effects from … More

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The Wisdom of Cultural and Creative Practices

Multi-cultural wisdom can touch the heart of the human spirit where our hearts weave together in a new way, with a new cadre of choices. We live in an exciting crossroads in history, an era where tremendous wealth of wisdom … More

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The Alchemy of Creating a New Story for You and Our World

Creating our best lives, contributing to our best world Identify your inner story as you live it externally. Let your history and our world’s history provide guidance to a new path in our lives and in our world. Sharing the … More

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Break Through to Being: Simple Solutions For Awakened Relationships

Do you have any relationship frustrations, problems or challenges? Do you already have great relationships and want to evolve further? Unfortunately, most of us are still experiencing relationship from the perspective of the ego, our old, outdated separate self-identity. When … More

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The DIY Marketing Toolbox for Mind-Body Businesses

Even the coolest yoga studio has to get the word out – to the right people, at the right time, using the right messages. In this session, you’ll learn how to grow your customer base using the six most successful … More

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Energy Bootcamp – Framework & Practice

Every Aspect of Your Life is Governed by the Dimensional Layers of Reality! Every day, well-meaning, big-hearted people who are trying to find fulfillment and make a positive change in their lives are disappointed to find that widely promoted tools … More

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Finding Meaning in Your Life

“Man’s search for meaning and purpose is a fundamental question for people to ask themselves. Going on your own unique journey to discover the answer to this question can be a great experience. Money?…Well, that will follow.” -(Author Unknown) When … More

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Practicing Forgiveness

Even as good people, doing good things in the world, we can still get stuck holding on to pain, sorrow, guilt and feelings of regret. The flow of prana is disrupted and the healing of mind, body and spirit is … More

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Unplugged Play with Creative Kids Yoga

Celebrate the benefits of play – the old fashioned way! Learn more about incorporating developmentally appropriate yoga/movement techniques seamlessly into everyday experiences. Current research shows that there is a direct link between fitness and intelligence, particularly in children under 18 … More

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Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga – Embracing the Positive

The perinatal body is an amazing opportunity. It is a body of potential, of creativity, and of great wisdom. However its power is often overshadowed by fear. During pregnancy women often receive many negative messages about their bodies and labor. … More

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Passionate Practice to a Thriving Business: Create Magnetic Success

As a Wellness Professional, you are passionate about inspiring others but sometimes miss the mark in getting your important message out to the world. It’s time to discover the business and marketing tools you’ll need to support your practice so … More

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Exploring the Basic Principles of Alignment

Injury, aging, and repetitive activities can cause skeletal misalignment that triggers compensatory symptoms and dysfunctional movement throughout the body. In this workshop, we will examine the musculoskeletal alignment of the Mountain posture (Tadasana), the foundational pose of yoga. Referring to … More

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Introduction to Tantra (Sacred Sexuality) as an Individual Practice

We will share a sampling of tantra practices such as breathing techniques, meditation, energy movement & a flow of gentle and restorative yoga poses. Often misunderstood in the West, tantra is a practice of balancing masculine and feminine energies within. … More

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Laughter Yoga – A Life Changing Experience

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Creating Balance after Trauma or Injury

We all know that a lingering illness or an injury is taxing to the body, mind and spirit. But what about when the doctor says you are healed and you still feel this disconnection? Recovering from an illness or injury … More

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Journey To Self Awareness

We are all on a personal journey to becoming our most genuine selves. But the first step on that journey is to become aware of our thoughts and emotions and how they affect our bodies and how our physical self … More

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Making Peace with your Past

The purpose of this workshop is to teach a simple, easily learned process that will result in participants completely releasing any difficult or conflicted feelings they experience when they think of or remember significant relationships in their lives. It doesn’t … More

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The Chakras: Your Inner Pathway to Freedom

The chakras, our seven astral energy centers, hold the keys to physical and emotional health. They also clearly describe the stages we all follow along our path to spiritual enlightenment and inner freedom. In this workshop, we will become more … More

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Abhinivesha: Challenging the Obstacles to Happiness

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, he describes the five obstructions to happiness, the kleshas, and states that while all five stem from the first, avidya, or lack of knowing our true nature, that the fifth klesha, abhinivesha, or fear of death, … More

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Karma, Yoga and Right Livelihood

In this workshop, we will look at some common principles of Karma from both a Buddhist and a Yogic viewpoint. We will explore the dynamics of poverty and abundance, and address how they translate into all we do, including how … More

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Buddhist Meditation in Every Day Life

In Buddhist meditation, we include our thoughts, emotions, and sensations. We try to use these practices to begin to make friends with ourselves and our world. There is no sense rejecting our experience; we work with it. We don’t make … More

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Laughter Therapy for Cancer

The emotions and moods we experience directly affect our immune system. If there is any chance that laughter can improve a person’s prognosis or longevity, it is undoubtedly a good thing. A sense of humor not only allows us to … More

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Practical Meditation for Stress Reduction and Relaxation

This workshop is for anyone who wants to learn a method to relax. It is not only ideal for those who have never meditated and want to learn, but also for experienced meditators who would like a fresh perspective on … More

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Effervescence for Intuitive Living

At last year’s conference I spoke about Intuition as our Inner tutor, and I am now describing the sensation of Intuitive perception as an Effervescence. When I experience what I would describe as my own effervescent nature, there is an … More

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More Energy, More Control, More Awareness

If you’d like to learn how to increase your level of energy dramatically in a very short time, these techniques are ideal for you. And the bonus is you’ll find that increasing your level of energy is just the beginning. … More

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Green Yoga: Harnessing the Ancient Roots of Yoga to Address

Contemporary Eco-Crisis and Transition As climate change activist Bill McKibben has said, last year was a hard year for the earth. A massive oil spill in the Gulf, record high temperatures in Asia, and record ice cap melting added to … More

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The Moon Salutation: Awakening the Healing Wisdom of the Feminine in Yoga

The Moon Salutation is a yoga flow of 16 postures created to honor women’s bodies and rhythms while complementing the more familiar Sun Salutation. For some women during menstruation and menopause, the Sun Salutation exudes too much heat for the … More

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Sacred Secrets of Ayurveda as Yogic Tools for Healing

Ayurveda, the Wisdom and Science of Daily Living, originated in India over 6,000 years ago, making it the oldest known medical system still in use. This practical knowledge of self-healing is one that everyone can learn. The basis of Ayurveda … More

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Befriending the Body: Yoga for Chronic Pain and Illness

Chronic pain and illness can be debilitating, alienating us from our best ally in the healing journey: our own body. Therapeutic Yoga offers many tools to help us return to a place of comfort and renewed sense of connectivity and … More

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More Safe Yoga for the Bones

Build on more yoga postures using the SAFE Yoga technique, a highly interactive and experiential presentation that will help you learn how to move “from and for the bones”, using anatomical landmarks known as the “alphabet soup of the skeleton” … More

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Chair Yoga for Every Body

Chair Yoga can be fun and challenging. Chair Yoga offers an alternative to mat yoga that can be just as challenging. Let’s face it, not everyone feels comfortable sitting on the floor. That alone can make yoga inaccessible to many. … More

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Yoga Therapy: Ancient Insights for Modern Healing

Although yoga therapy is a new and emerging profession in the modern world, its roots reach back thousands of years into Vedic teachings and science. From the depth of their own inner journey, the Ancients brought forth profound insights into … More

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Quantum Essences to Support Birth and Transition

Before The Beginning and After the End… (Part 1 and 2) This two-part series will explore the use of specific Quantum Essences for supporting individuals in these changing times, and for those who are coming into and transitioning from this … More

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Peaceful Mind, Loving Heart

No matter what motivates us into change, it seems as if most of us are pursuing our goals and navigating our personal or spiritual journey through the perception of the mind. Whether it is trying to manifest more abundance, awaken … More

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The Heart of Enlightenment

The word enlightenment has fostered many ideas throughout the centuries, including commonly believed misconceptions that turn our inherent purpose of being into an endless spiritual obstacle course. Even as one awakens, it is easy for experiences of awakening to be … More

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The Path of the Teacher: Nourish Your Personal Practice & YourSELF

Has your personal practice slipped away in the frenzy of a busy teaching schedule? Come home to yourSELF. Feel the passion of your path with integrative practices that infuse breath, chanting, ritual, and prayer to bring deep joy and meaning … More

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