Why We Meditate

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We meditate to get to know the inner presence/awareness/bliss that is our true Self. Another way of saying this, is that meditation is a relationship with yourself. In meditation you become intimate with yourself on every level—with your body, with your mind, emotions and feelings, with the different levels of your own energy, and with the inner presence/awareness/bliss that is … Read More

Quinoa Almond Joy Bars

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I got this recipe from one of my favorite websites-skinnyms.com. I simplified it a little for you. I also like to add an almond on top of chocolate to add a little decoration. Yields: 14 mini bars or balls | Serving Size: 1 mini bar | Calories: 94 | Total Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans … Read More

Understanding the Spine and Back Pain Master Class

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Back Pain In Human Body

Dec. 1st  Part One- Neck Pain 730pm Dec. 3rd. Part Two- Low Back Pain 730pm Come to Vayu Yoga in Newhall, CA to learn how to elevate back pain by using balls, straps and therapeutic yoga poses.  Jackie will teach you how to do self therapy by using trigger point therapy, MELTing techniques and traction.  These techniques help to hydrate … Read More

Surviving the Holidays the Mindful Way

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Let’s Breathe Through the Holidays, 12:30-2pm:

This workshop will consist of breathing techniques for the beginner. It includes a free CD or MP3 file of breathing exercises and pranayama. From there we’ll learn different yoga techniques for breathing that release stress and anxiety. $30

Enjoying the Holidays the Mindful Way, 2-3:30pm:

We will take the things we learn in the breathing workshop and apply them to different forms of meditation. What’s the difference between active meditation and stillness? What should you expect from meditation? $30

How to Eat and Maintain or Lose Weight During the Holidays, 3:30-5pm:

There are many ways you can make losing weight adventurous and fun. So why not during the holidays? Decide to give yourself the gift of health this holiday season. $30

7 Powerful Strategies to Get a Handle on Stress

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Stress is a natural part of life.  Family and professional obligations, to-do lists, deadlines, and a half a dozen other small stuff  just keep coming.  When your body is not set up for success, your body’s natural alarm system – the “fight or flight” response – gets stuck in the ‘on’ position, where it impacts not just your mental state, but … Read More

5 Reasons Why You Might Have Trouble Sleeping

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If you’re not sleeping as well as you used to, these conditions that come with aging may be to blame. Do you ever find yourself getting mad because you can’t just shut down and go to sleep?  Maybe you wake up multiple times during the night or experience daytime sleepiness.  You could be one of the 67 percent of older … Read More