Yoga and Movement
At it’s heart, weight loss is quite simply eating less calories than we use. But, being human, that’s way too easy for us to understand so we seek to complicate things. Whether that’s by excluding certain items (sugar, fat, carbs, whatever), eating certain …
Many years ago when I started a yoga practice, I had no idea what it would reveal to me. I was just hoping for a little extra strength and flexibility, and I did what I could to avoid all the spiritual trappings of the practice. But, somehow, as it does, the yoga did its job. Over the years it brought me through physical, psychological, and emotional revelations that I can’t imagine would have taken place otherwise.
While I believe that these entheogenic plants and substances do have their own spirit and identity, it’s my assertion that they lead us to Ishvara, the great teacher, not an outside spiritual entity separate from ourselves.
Gregg Drusinsky, Angelica Kushi, and Michael Hewett offer a week-long retreat in Nicaragua with adventures, asana, meditation, macrobiotic eats, live music, and semi-hedonistic shenanigans.
Her central tool was the 5Rhythms® worldwide movement practice, to which
she devoted most of her life. She called upon the 5Rhythms to
physically launch people’s bodies into motion, but in service to their
I vividly remember the intensity and significance of our
first meeting. He would often do
an exercise with new students that involved sitting across from one another,
eyeball to eyeball, with the instruction, "Anything that comes into your
mind that you don't want to share with me, share with me."