Most western yogis are situated in a crux during the month of December. The more yoga we do the more aparigraha, a yogic tenet of non-greed, non-attachment, and non-hoarding, takes root. The Yogi’s heart stops associating the feeling of lack with materials need, and starts to associate the feeling of lack with disconnect from the Universal.
I was 26 years old… raised on the S.A.D. diet. I was a first year student on the way to becoming an Ayurvedic Practitioner. I had horrible seasonal allergies and recurrent migraines.
I elected to do Pancha Karma training as part of my Ayurvedic training. (Pancha Karma the vedic system of detox and disease extraction). In the PK training, I … Read more
Desiree Rumbaugh and I are psyched to be in the March 2013 edition of Yoga Journal for our Eat Green Challenge. Check out p. 37-44 – the article by Lavinia Spalding called Crunch Time: Revitalize yourself with a plant-based eating plan that celebrates fruits and veggies. Also, Des and I want to get a shout out to our dear old friend and colleague, Stacey Rosenberg, who is the “student” of Eat Green in the article.
A little over a year ago my husband, my child and I decided we wanted to live part time in Mexico for the next phase of our lives together. We committed to the vision by buying a small condo right at at surf break. We knew we were stepping outside the norm of education when we made this decision – as we haven’t found a school with a drop-in policy yet. We all like to ski and ride bikes and surf. Because I can work from anywhere, and my husband has a reliable manager for his business, we are location independent.
In this 20 minute video Dr. Claudia Welch and I discuss the basics of diaphragmatic breathing that must proceed the practice of any kind of conscious breathing practice. I also delve deep into the dangers and benefits of pranayama. And talk about balancing on your thumb.
Your recording is ready. You will LOVE this call. Rave reviews. Super helpful. Not salesy… I promise.
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“Cate, that was awesome. I learned so much (about what I’m doing AND not doing!) and I felt the excitement of the potential of greater success. … Read more
When Yoga Teachers Become Yoga Lifestyle Coaches:
You Accelerate the health evolution of yourself, your students, and clients
You become a Wellness Provider
You give structure to your public class curriculum.
You add workshops and courses
Subtly teach a plant-centric diet through your yoga classes and in your households
I have a bone to pick with Yoga teachers.
Most of you don’t know or practice dina charya, the Ayurvedic daily routine. Many of you who do practice it, don’t teach it. When we separate out the Ayurvedic daily routine, and the sattvic diet, upheld by yogis generation after generation for centuries, we make the path of Yoga confusing, and even dangerous to yoga students.
How do you uproot health issues that have been ever since you can remember?
First we need to understand the components of prakruti. We’re not just talking about the 5 elements here, but the earliest and most impactful impressions before you were mature.