PLANETS, STONES AND THE DAYS OF THE WEEK

We can make every day a happy day if we know how the planets are related to each day and how this affects us! Whether you believe in astrology/astronomy (yes they are connected!) or not, we all know that a full moon intensifies the uniqueness in people. Every law enforcement officer can confirm that the…

Discover your Inner Goddess with Larimar

Larimar is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean.  Its coloration varies from white to light-blue to green-blue to deep blue. Although pectolite is found in many locations, none have the unique volcanic blue coloration of larimar. This blue color, distinct from that of other pectolites, is the…

THE ANANDA FACTOR OF STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING

We have been practicing yoga and have been involved in water activities for over 30 years. We have been canoeing, surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, racing sailboats, manahauls and catamarans. But we have not seen anything more appealing to yogis than stand up paddle boarding. As we sat outside our yoga studio yesterday, we noticed car…

AMPLIFY YOUR LIFE WITH SELENITE

Selenite (a form of Gypsum) is a natural mineral found throughout Europe, Mexico, and in the southwestern United States. The mineral is created from landlocked salt water that has evaporated. The word Selenite comes from the Greek “selenites”, meaning “moon stone” with “Selene” meaning “Moon” and also being the name of the Greek Goddess of…

YOGA ENERGY SAYS "STOP LOOKING FOR YOUR DOSHA"

You might be saying “what you talking about willis”? This can’t be, doshas are important and I already know my dosha. I am tall, blonde with dry skin, I am Vata; or I am heavy with huge eyes, I am Kapha; or I have red hair and freckles, I am Pitta, etc, etc, etc. The…

YOGA ENERGY'S LOVE OF RUBIES

This royal gemstone has been favored among royalty worldwide, worn by Kings, Queens and Priests throughout history. The ruby has enjoyed a most regal position in myth, legend and lore for thousands and thousands of years. It is believed by some cultures

YOGA ENERGY'S INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA

Ayurveda, a science so old and yet so contemporary… So mystical and yet so scientific… So distant and yet so intimate… So simple and yet so complex… Today, we would like to explore the framework of Ayurveda, the three doshas and their relationship to the Nine Planets (the framework of Jyotish). Most people know about…

YOGA ENERGY AND THE ASSEMBLAGE POINT (THE HISTORY)

What is the Assemblage Point? Is it A. The point where our body was first assembled from? B. Is it a doughnut? C. Is it the Spiritual Heart? D. All of the above.

YOGA ENERGY’S LOVE OF EMERALDS

We’ve already told you of our affair with crystals and minerals. Our main affair is with the beautiful Emerald. Prized since ancient times, a fine emerald can be more expensive than a high quality diamond of the same carat weight. Emeralds are green members of the popular beryl family of minerals. The green color occurs…

YOGA ENERGY'S "THE ENERGY OF A MANTRA"

Mantra – The Power of the Word In Sanskrit, “man” is “to think” and “tra” designates tools or instruments. Hence, mantra is an instrument of thought. Also, “manas” is the mind and “tra” means to protect. Hence, mantra is