I have been practicing yoga for almost two decades. Using essential oils to enhance my practice is so routine, I almost don't think about it. I use them in my own personal sadhana and also in every class I teach.
Essential oils can help set your mood and sharpen your focus, open you up for more expansive pranayama, and tap into emotional responses you are striving for.
I love learning the physical attributes of an essential oil, and yet my passion is matching essential...
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. if you have ever enjoyed the gift of a rose, a walk by a field of lavender, or the smell of fresh cut mint, you have experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils
Essential oils are non water-based phytochemicals made up of volatile organic compounds. although they are fat soluble, they do not include fatty lipids or acids found in vegetable and animal oils.
Essential oils have been used throughout recorded history for a wide variety of wellness applications. The Egyptians were some of the first people to use aromatic essential oils extensively in medical practice, beauty treatment, food preparation, and in religious ceremony.
Frankincense, sandalwood, myrrh and cinnamon were considered very valuable cargo along caravan trade routes and were sometimes exchanged for gold.
Borrowing from the Egyptians, the greeks used essential oils in their...
This is a very sacred meditation, known to be practiced by Egyptians.
I have been known in my family to be the one who always took the HARDEST WAY possible to get what I wanted. It was oftentimes at the expense of my dignity, safety, heart, and more. Taking the long way around caused me so much pain. (I almost wrote unnecessary there, but really---that is a detail that is so significant to me now.)
Your biofeedback moves from New Moon to Full Moon, and Full Moon to New Moon. There are three days of the Moon. If you fast at these times you can bring your mind and health into balance.- Yogi Bhajan
A Kundalini yoga class is a unique experience in almost every class. sometimes a class will be more physically vigorous, while others might be more serene and meditative.
In Kundalini Yoga, the yoga of awareness, mantras are frequently used to balance the chakras and elevate the psyche.