Meditation is the Ultimate

by Dr. Japa A version of this article was originally published in, 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 […]

Death and Dying in the Concept of Consciousness

On a cool Tuesday morning in January 1990, Jonathan called. I had been teaching yoga to people living with serious illness for about five years in Los Angeles.

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.

The Psychology of Meditation and Health Recovery

Ruby was an energetic career track executive with a television production company when she was diagnosed with colon cancer at age thirty-four. “Who gets colon cancer at my age? I was devastated.

Helping Yourself Self Regulate

When you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or experiencing distressing emotions it is helpful to focus on aspects of the physical world, rather than on just your internal thoughts and feelings.