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Anyone Can Meditate. Seriously.

I’ve met so many people who tell me they just can’t meditate. Some say they don’t really know how, some say they tried it and they just didn’t get it, and some say (this is my favourite) “it didn’t work.” Here’s a little secret about meditation. Actually it’s a big secret that most people don’t know… There is no secret. Whoa! Crazy. Wasn’t expecting that one? If you are already a meditator, I hope you know exactly what I’m talking about. The truth is, there are so many forms of meditation. The whole idea of these is just to bring...

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How Acupuncture Works

What happens when you get acupuncture? When you come in for treatment of muscular pain, immune dysfunction, fatigue or other ailment, some additional benefits can be better sleep and improved digestion, as acupuncture taps into the body’s own healing mechanisms.  There are many variables on how a person will respond; one person may feel better in a few hours, while the next person may need three or four acupuncture sessions to notice significant pain relief.  Further, each session builds on the next, which means the effects are cumulative. A common understanding in the West is that acupuncture works by...

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San Diego Yoga Festival

San Diego Yoga Festival:  January 27-30, 2017   Come join Yoga Guide Magazine at this amazing event in beautiful San Diego. There are workshops, yoga, food, music readings and more! This is 4 days of non-stop classes for led by over 50 of Southern California’s master teachers on the beach in one of the sunniest corners of the world. “Lightning in a Bottle meets Yoga Journal Conference on the beach” Offering classes, workshops, certification programs and CEU’s covering all styles of yoga and much more including energy work, Shamanic experiences, and So-Cal-unique surf, skate, and other beach and water adventures. See full info here: #SanDiegoYogaFestival #Namastoked...

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Featured Yogi: Anne-Tyler Harshbarger

1) What brought you to your mat? Upon retiring from my 14 year long career as a professional ballet dancer I took a break from all things physically demanding so my body could heal and decompress. Simultaneously, I was confronted with uncertainty about my future and my purpose. I started doing yoga as a gentle way to get back into my body. Little did I know it would ultimately heal me in immeasurable ways, both physically and psychically, offering clarity and defining my mission. 2) What does yoga mean to you? The meaning of yoga continues to evolve for...

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Ecstatic Awakening Retreat

The Ecstatic Awakening Retreat Come experience this 7 Day d retreat full of Ecstatic Dance, Tantric & Taoist Practices, Circling, Authentic Relating, AcroYoga, Yoga, Meditation, Orgasmic Breathwork, Massage, Sexual Vitality Qigong, Nature and Bliss in a gorgeous resort which is completely taken over by Ecstatic. There is an open shala for workshops and dance, beautiful swimming pool, luxurious accommodation, delicious all inclusive meals, grassy areas to lay & play with luscious coconut trees for shade and amazing people, all overlooking peaceful and spacious rice fields and the luscious beauty of Bali. The retreat is held and guided by Tantric & Taoist...

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Yoga Guide Magazine Issue 3 | 2018