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Prana as Medicine Breath, Movement, Mudra, and Asana (With a Touch of Mantra)

The sages understood that we are whole and complete to begin with. Therefore, the practice of Kundalini Yoga is not to fix something. Instead, it is to awaken our potential, our dormant or hidden gifts, our creativity and talents, and align ourselves to our soul’s purpose. The original intention of Kundalini Yoga is to assist […]

Host a Fundraiser

Here is the recipe for making a fun and fabulous home or yoga center hosting possible. Invite about ten friends over for tea and scrumptious snacks. When everyone has had a chance to visit with one another, enjoy the treats and get comfortable, tell them why you have invited them to your home or yoga center. Share […]

Overcoming Cold Depression

Overcoming Cold Depression by Shanti Shanti K. Khalsa, Ph.D. Cold Depression is our single biggest challenge as we enter the Aquarian Age.  It affects vitality of spirit and leads us to behave in ways we would not otherwise. As we transition into the Aquarian Age, that is, through 2038, humanity will suffer from a phenomenon […]

A Systematic Review of Transcendent States

A Systematic Review of Transcendent States Across Meditation and Contemplative Traditions Helané Wahbeh ND, Amira Sagher, Wallis Back, Pooja Pundhir MD, Frederick Travis PhD Click Here for the Full Text

A Yoga Program for Cognitive Enhancement

Recent studies suggest that yoga practice may improve cognitive functioning. Devon Brunner, Amitai Abramovitch, Joseph Etherton Department of Psychology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, United States of America Click Here for the Full Text

Meditation is the Ultimate

by Dr. Japa A version of this article was originally published in Greenfiretimes.com, Santa Fe, NM, March 2017. Meditation is a key topic in all of Dr. Khalsa’s presentations and courses. I didn’t grow up with a contemplative practice but began meditating years ago in college. I knew very little about what meditation was and […]

When Did Yoga Therapy Become a “Field?”

The day before I started to write this article I sat with eleven other Yoga teachers, each representing a member school of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, each a steward of their Yogic lineage and tradition, each a pioneer in bringing Yoga as a therapy into Western medicine.