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What the practice is really about

What the practice is really about

To get a big broad vision of what yoga, Tantra, and definitely Ayurveda is about…the end game is super simple: It’s just you no longer struggle. Continue reading

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Fire and Nectar: Creating Balance the Tantric Way

Fire and Nectar: Creating Balance the Tantric Way

Most systems of organizing the universe – including Ayurveda, Tantra, and Traditional Chinese medicine – understand this dyad as the two polarity-forces permeating all of nature. The Tantrics referred to these forces as Agni and Soma, or fire and nectar. Learn how to cultivate these two forces to become more balanced. Continue reading

A Morning Ayurvedic Routine for Lasting Change

Ayurveda encourages us to work slowly and consistently with our life changes. Its better to throw a little stone into a pond daily than try to heft a huge rock once! With little daily-routine pebbles, waves of consistency will ripple out and create a new set point for your life choices. Here are some of the steps in Ayurveda for a bright awakening, that can help set your day on course. Continue reading

Ayurveda Made Simple – Podcast with Where is My Guru

Learn more about Ayurveda and simple ways to integrate it into your life in this podcast with Where is My Guru.  It’s easier than you think! Listen to this super fun 35 minute interview now! Love this podcast? Sign up for my newsletter and receive a free gift Subscribe to Where is My Guru on iTunes.

You Are So Much More Than You Know

Two big questions that most human beings will ponder at some point in their lives: “Who am I?” and “How can I get more of what I want in my life?” One of the things I love about the Tantric yoga tradition is its systematic approach to answering both of these inquiries. Why? Because we are, according to Tantric anatomy, not one, but a composite of five bodies. Read on to learn how to access them to become your most highest, powerful Self. Continue reading

Unblock Your Fear and Let Joy Flow

As a student of Dr. Claudia Welch, I’ve deeply admired her ability to swiftly unpack complicated Tantric philosophy and Ayurvedic medicine into spunky one-liners. One of my favorite is written on a sticky note on my bathroom mirror. “Fear blocks the channels.” Fear, worry, anxiety, stress, spinning—it’s all the same. It’s any emotional state that constricts us, preventing the experience of joy and freedom in our lives. Continue reading

The Importance of Ritual

All spiritual traditions involve some form of inner and/or outer ritual. Why? Because a ritual returns you to what matters. The very act of beginning a ritual puts us in a state of mind where we can break with the routine patterns of the mundane and remember the sacred. Here are a few easy ways to create ritual in your life. Continue reading