Author: Yoga Guide Magazine

International Yoga Day | Message from Mark Whitwell

The idea of an International Day of Yoga was the first proposed by the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi during his speech at the UNGA, on 27 September 2014. Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature. By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help in well being. Let us...

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Fiji Spirit Gathering & Yoga Teacher Training with Mark Whitwell

Fiji Spirit Gathering & Retreat The Fiji Spirit Gathering (FSG) is a new intimate, interactive learning celebration that combines local tribal leaders with internationally renowned teachers to offer ancient wisdom for modern times. This pioneer gathering will grow the local and global community with festivities and educationvia yoga, permaculture, live music, organic food, massage, handcraft markets, mentorship, basket weaving workshops, community garden building, and more. Opportunities for mentorship and long-term partnerships are encouraged. Youth and elders are valued and included. The Fiji Spirit Gathering aligns global activists who desire a new way of creating positive change, relationships and intimacy with...

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Self Heal Digestive Issues with Ayurveda & Natural Remedies

Self Heal Digestive Issues with Ayurveda & Natural Remedies Ayurveda is Yoga’s sister science of self healing, which looks at the body as a living organism of energy and integrates holistic approaches to improve our total wellbeing. A healthy individual is when the body can function optimally and the mind, body, and consciousness of the psyche, are in harmony and balanced. Disease occurs from imbalances within the body which often result in pain, psychological issues, negativity, and eventually physical problems and disease. works with the body and mind to integrate balance and attack the root cause of disease, which...

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Interview with Levi Banner of Yoga Barn, Bali

What enticed you to embark on the journey of Yoga? Originally I practiced yoga to stretch my body and prepare for dancing… and to relax and heal my body from dancing! I was a breakdancer for about 13 years and yoga played an integral part of the exploration of my body. I would bend and become many forms I could not have otherwise. It quickly became much more than a physical practice though. It has been a deep exploration of self, self-empowerment, and connection to a greater zest for living life.   How would you describe the art of...

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DisclosureFest’s ‘The Mass Mediation Initiative’

DisclosureFest and California State Parks Present The Mass Meditation Initiative Global Mass Meditation with Live Stream at 2pm June 17 When: June 17, event 10am to 6pm, Mass Meditation takes place at 2pm Where: Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Organizers expect over 3000 people to meditate simultaneously at the event and globally through a live stream at http://disclosurefest.org. The all-day event will also feature internationally renowned speakers, workshop leaders, yoga teachers, sound healers, live music, 100% vegan food, and conscious products and services. The event is free and open to the...

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