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blog-savasana-relaxing | sivanandabahamas.org

Take Time to Relax in Savasana

by Katie Papo (Ambika) Crunches and leg lifts were my go-to boredom fighter while everyone else laid in savasana (corpse pose) at the end of yoga class. I first started practicing yoga for the workout, so the last thing I wanted was to imitate a dead person. My yoga teacher later told me I had two options: participate in savasana like a good yogi, or leave the room before it began. An ab workout was no longer one of my options. So for the next two weeks, I rolled up my mat and left. A week later she pulled me …
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blog-mung-dal-kitchari | sivanandabahamas.org

Mung Dal Kitchari Recipe

Enjoy this cleansing and nourishing Mung Dal Kitchari Ayurvedic recipe from Lalita Devi, Director of the ashram’s Well-Being Center.  Makes 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 cup mung dal ¾ cup white basmati rice 4 tablespoon ghee 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (pe …
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Creating Health and Healing with Grace Van Berkum | sivanandabahamas.org

Creating Health and Healing with Grace Van Berkum

Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I teach people about the healing powers of plant-based foods, yoga, meditation, connecting to nature, and learning to open your mind and heart. Why do you do what you do? The world needs to realize and understan …
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Gina Sala and Daniel Paul Chant at the SIvananda Sharam Yoga Retreat | sivanandabahamas.org

Gina Salá & Daniel Paul Chanting Ganesha Namah Om

In April, Gina Salá and Daniel Paul blessed the ashram with divine chanting. Please enjoy this clip capturing the beauty and bhakti of these two amazing performers. Chant along and start removing some obstacles with Ganesha!
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Community Voices - my first yoga class |sivanandabahamas.org

Community Voices: First Yoga Experiences

Do you remember the details of your first yoga experience?   Yoga came to me unexpected. My first yoga experience was initiated by a close friend. One rainy evening, she asked me to join her at a new studio in Vancouver, Canada. I was very hesitan …
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Swami Swaroopananda Q&A | sivanandabahamas.org

What Is Love?

Real love cannot be described. Love can be described by describing the feeling of love. Usually, when we love, together with the feeling of love comes a feeling of joy, happiness, and bliss.
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Yoga and the Art of Eating | sivanandabahams.org

Yoga and the Art of Eating

by Katie Papo (Ambika) When I think back to my teenage glory days mindlessly shoving pizza nuggets into my face while watching TV “art” is not the first word to come to mind. Yet, as my yoga practice evolved, so did my eating. Here’s why. When we pract …
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