Visual Diagnosis From Traditional Chinese Medicine

Before there were blood pressure units and stethoscopes, doctors went from village to village caring for their patients. Using the ancient skill of observation, they would ask a few questions, look into the patient’s eyes, check the tongue, take pulses and make a few suggestions. Next year, when the doctor returned…

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7 Everyday Uses of Kundalini Yoga

Courtney Somer

Kundalini yoga was described by Yogi Bhajan as the “householders yoga,” or one that can be used daily and easily by everyone. In these times of constant connection to technology and the busyness by which we live, this yoga provides simple tools to help you slow down and break free from the constant onslaught of information. It is in its own sense a technology which allows you to create space and live at our highest potential. Here are 5 simple tools to incorporate into your daily routine.

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The Power Of A Cold Shower

Joseph Amanbir Young

Cold showers are a wonderful relief for the summer heat.  The use of cold water as both a healing agent and method of rejuvenation is an ancient art used by many different cultures.  With the many benefits of cold showers, this practice can be extended all year – and the heat outside offers us a good opportunity to jump into the practice.

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Simple Yoga Mudras to Evoke Change, Clarity or Manifestation

Courtney Somer

The hands are seen as magic wands in the body, and the bridge between heaven and earth. They have both the power of creation and the ability to manifest. Each area of the hand corresponds to different emotions and behaviors and are a map of energy of our health and consciousness.

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Simple Tools for Vitality & De-Stressing

Courtney Somer

“Of all the positive changes a person can make, learning to breathe deeply, and completly is probably the most effective for developing higher consciousness, and for increasing health, vitality, and connectedness in ones life”  The Aquarian Teacher

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Seven Ways to Get a Better Nights Sleep

Courtney Somer

Nothing beats a good night sleep, not only in terms of how you feel the next day but also for your restoration, overall health and well-being and affects on aging. Here are 7 ways to get a better nights sleep.

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Intro to the Chakras

Courtney Somer

One of the requirements to become a yoga teacher includes a lengthy take home exam, so my procrastination techniques from college have been useful these past few weeks…However, one of my favorite exercises has been this summary of the chakras, their purpose, function, how to know when they are off balance and what yoga exercises you can do to strenghten them.

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5 Sutras For The Aquarian Age

Courtney Somer

Yogi Bhajan gave 5 Sutras to thrive in the Aquarian Age:

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