HEALTH, WELLNESS, & YOGA

In today's fast-paced world, it is as important as ever to attend to your mind, body, and spirit. Explore various ways to maintain and improve your well-being through our collection of resources on topics ranging from martial arts, yoga, and mindful eating to pain management, Chinese medicine, and deep ecology.

 

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The Art of Vinyasa

Shambhala recently hosted a conversation about The Art of Vinyasa: Awakening Body and Mind through the Practice of Ashtanga Yoga, by Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor, cofounders of the Yoga Workshop in Boulder. They were joined by Nataraja Kallio, the Program Chair of Yoga Studies at Naropa University, to discuss their radical approach to the Ashtanga Vinyasa system of yoga.

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INTERVIEW

Tias Little on the Subtle Body

Shambhala: So I thought I’d start with a little context about you—how did you first find out about yoga and start this journey?

Tias: Really I started through my mother, who did yoga when we lived in London back in the ’70s. She’s really my first influence and I’ve also always been an academic because my father taught at the university level—he taught comparative religion for thirty years. So I’ve always had an interest in the spiritual path.

Then when I came into the yogic practice, it was this kind of magic alchemy of the wisdom teachings and the sadhana, the practice. I’ve always been a contemplative type, and so my interest has naturally been toward to meditative side of the practice.

As an undergraduate, I studied with Bob Thurman, Robert Thurman. I studied Buddhist psychology, so I think that the dharma has always been part of my growth and my path. While I’ve done a lot of really physical yoga, more calisthenic-like yoga, I’ve always had the wisdom seeds planted along the route of my path. And so that’s how I’ve really come into this path of yoga.

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ARTICLES

Positive Interventions Through Yoga Practices

Positive Interventions Through Yoga Practices An excerpt from Yoga for Times of Change by Nina Zolotow....

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How Being with Our Pain Can Open Our Hearts

A Few Thoughts about Suffering An excerpt from Peace from Anxiety Being with Suffering Being in a conscious relationship with suffering is necessary if we want to be whole and at peace. As B...

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Finding Rest Through the Open-Focus Method

Releasing Stress Before Sleep An excerpt from The Open-Focus Life The clock shows three o’clock in the morning. It’s a night like many others, when you can’t fall asleep, or you drift off ...

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Online Meetings Stressing You Out? Try Opening Your Focus

By Mark Beauregard Co-author of The Open-Focus Life Do you feel mentally or emotionally exhausted after Zoom meetings? Is it difficult to concentrate? Do you have physical symptoms that seem to ha...

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