Yoga

Explore Culture, Yoga & Community: A New Year’s Journey in Laos and Cambodia

Immerse and cultivate a greater understanding of who you are and your yoga practice while traveling, touring, exploring in the rich culture of Southeast Asia. This journey will be led by local compassionate and adventuresome cultural guides, Mimi and Hawah. The trip will take place from December 28 to January 5. Set amid these ancient and hallowed civilizations, this pilgrimage ... Read More »

Yoga Meets Life’s Essential Questions

Tapping into Our True Nature by Michael A. Singer In 1972, I experienced a profound spiritual awakening and went into seclusion to focus on my inner growth. This awakening helped me see that I’m not my mind—I am the observer of my mind. I watched this chattering mind creating an obstacle to self-realization and true happiness. I also came to ... Read More »

Why Our Body Loves Yoga

Gentle Poses Foster Flexibility by Marlaina Donato Although media coverage of yoga often highlights advanced yoga poses, the practice is not reserved solely for super-flexible folks. Benefits are available to everyone of any age or physical type. “Many people assume that yoga requires the ability to be a contortionist. Yoga is an internal process and can meet us wherever we ... Read More »

Lovelight—More Than a Yoga Festival

by Robin Fillmore The Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival returns again this September to spread love and yoga for a third amazing season. This year, the nationally recognized festival will once again weave together not just another festival, but an opportunity to build on the emerging consciousness that individual’s voices. Festival-goers, when joined for the good of the planet and ... Read More »

Better Options than Opioids

Natural Ways to Reduce Pain by Kathleen Barnes Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, with annual treatment costs reaching $635 billion, according to the Institute of Medicine. Worse, opiate-derived pain medications, conventional medicine’s go-to treatment for chronic pain, are addictive and deadly. The Annals of Internal Medicine reports that an estimated 2 million Americans suffered from opioid use disorder involving ... Read More »

Tools to Face Aging and Challenging Times at Raj Yoga

Raj Yoga Center, located in Sterling, has been serving the area since 1975, teaching and sharing the benefits of Kundalini yoga. Known as the “yoga of awareness”, Kundalini yoga offers innumerable physical, spiritual and mental benefits, and can be practiced by all ages and abilities. In addition to the classes regularly offered, including a community class by donation each Sunday ... Read More »

Connecting to the Source with Abdy

Abdy Electriciteh, a renowned Iranian man who travels the world sharing a mission of love, will present two sessions to help attendees connect to their source and align to the energy that has been called many different things through the ages, including Christ Consciousness and Kundalini awakening. The first session will run from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and the second from 3:45 ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival, and Krishna Das, Scheduled for September

The Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival is back and promises to spread love and yoga for a third amazing season. This year, the nationally recognized festival will be held September 21 to 24, at the Pearl Center, in Reisterstown, Maryland. Also new to this festival this year is the opportunity to learn a new skill or get a professional certification ... Read More »

Love Your Body Yoga Festival

10 Years of Celebrating YOGA, commUNITY and WHOLEness Yoga studios and wellness centers of Northern Virginia will offer classes, services and share information at Love Your Body Yoga Festival (LYBYF) from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 17, at Reston Town Center. With free admission, LYBYF offers plenty of activities and entertainment for the whole family including live music, ... Read More »

Serving Community through Integrative Health, Yoga and Mindfulness

Spotlight on LaShone Wilson and One Breath at a Time LaShone Wilson is an integrative health and wellness coach and the executive director of One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services, based in Washington, D.C. One Breath at a Time is a rapidly growing company with the mission to empower others through health and wellness coaching, mind-body ... Read More »