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Laughter and Yoga: Being Happy on Purpose

One of the key indicators of happiness is laughter. Normally, we think we need to wait for something to happen before happiness can occur or before we…

IY Teacher Feature: Retreat and Reset with Silence

Seeking silence? Overwhelmed with the constant flurry of talk, and wishing there was a pause button on life? If so, you might be ready for a Silent Retreat. For this…

 
 

Couve: Brazilian-style Collard Greens

Sacred Sounds, Healing Sounds

The use of sacred sounds for healing dates back to ancient civilizations worldwide. From chanting and mantra in Eastern cultures to the shamanic songs of Icaro in…

 
 

Healing PTSD: Yoga for Stress Management

When deadly floods and mudslides devastated communities across southwestern Japan in 2018, many survivors were afflicted with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They had lived through complete devastation…

Personal Transformation: An Ocean of Change

Everywhere in nature, we see change. The one unchanging thing about Mother Nature is that she is constantly changing. Day gives way to night. The hot and…

 
 

IY Teacher Feature: Jayadeva Mandelkorn

With a distinguished career teaching Yoga since 1969, Jayadeva Mandelkorn speaks with an authority few other teachers can match. He knows not only the challenges of teaching…

Ahimsa and Environmentalism: Iana’s Solar Bus Story

Ahimsa is the Yogic principle of non-harm, from the Yoga Sutra’s Yamas and Niyamas. Essential for any Yogi, ahimsa applies to all our actions, not only with one another…

 
 

Apple Pie and Chai: A Delicious Duo

Master chef, skilled potter, and longstanding Yogaville community member, Karuna Marcotte regularly graces the local Mandala Cafe with her delectable pastries. Today she shares her recipe for…

Yoga is for Everybody: Adapt, Adjust, Accommodate

Yoga is for Everybody As far back as the 1970s, Sri Swami Satchidananda, founder of Integral Yoga, emphasized this truth: “Be he young or old, weak or…

 

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