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How Yoga Finally Helped Me Love My Body

Like so many, I’ve struggled with body image issues since my teenage years. I’ve been underweight, a healthy weight, obese and overweight. I’ve dieted, restricted, binged, purged, detoxed and excessively exercised. I’ve hidden my body with baggy clothes and caked...

Becoming the Whole

When you are caught in feelings, thoughts, frustration and trying to figure out what to do, thoughts may arise like: What can I do? How can I be more spiritual? How can I be more surrendered? This is the mind just doing what it does—angling for advantage. The key here...

Working with Our Fears

In this inspirational as well as practical advice video from 2020, Integral Yoga master teacher and center director, Nalanie Chellaram talks about how Yoga and meditation can help us to overcome the fears and anxieties we deal with in our daily lives and also the ones...

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Constant Cravings

Constant Cravings

Cravings for pleasure are never ending. Every time you try to fulfill a craving, it’s like adding more gasoline to a fire that is already burning. We can’t eliminate desires completely and we don’t need to. Desires naturally arise in the mind. They only become...

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Forgiveness: Freeing the Heart from the Past

Forgiveness: Freeing the Heart from the Past

Forgiveness can be a very difficult process, but it can also be very healing.  If we have been deeply hurt, we may have no interest in forgiving or it may seem impossible. But an inability to forgive usually means carrying inside a psychic knot of anger and ill-will...

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Yoga for Men’s Mental Health

Yoga for Men’s Mental Health

The practice of Yoga is more popular than ever. But despite universal benefits, a plethora of techniques which vary greatly in form and intensity, and teachers up and down the country eager to pass on their yogic knowledge, Yoga is still more often practiced by women...

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LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood – Online

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood – Online

Join Amy Weintraub, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MFA, YACEP,  for "Manage Your Mood" — evidence-based Yoga practices for managing your mood on October 2 - 3, 2021 hosted by Yogaville Online. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific...

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Yogic Wisdom for Chronic Illness Aug 21 – 22 Online

Yogic Wisdom for Chronic Illness Aug 21 – 22 Online

This online workshop hosted by Yogaville Onine from August 21 – 22, 2021 is designed specifically for people who live with chronic illness, led by a teacher who also lives with chronic illness. Discover how yogic wisdom for chronic illness can help you find enduring...

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The Psychology of the Yoga Sutras

The Psychology of the Yoga Sutras

The late Michael Stone understood that we all crave to forget about ourselves and to connect with something larger than the way we represent ourselves, yet, we constantly put obstacles in our own way. That’s why we need Yoga, and it’s also why we need to approach Yoga...

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Yoga for Mental Health

Yoga for Mental Health

In recognition of  "Mental Health Awareness Month"  (observed each May in the USA),  Nalanie Chellaram's (director of the Integral Yoga Institute Gibraltar and Sotogrande, Spain) gave a talk on how Yoga can help with mental health issues. In this video, Nalanie also...

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How Mindfulness Changes the Emotional Life of Our Brains

How Mindfulness Changes the Emotional Life of Our Brains

Why is it that some people are more vulnerable to life's slings and arrows and others more resilient? In this eye-opening talk, Dr. Richard Davidson (professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as founder and director of the...

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Psychology and Mental Health Training – Online

Psychology and Mental Health Training – Online

The Integral Yoga Therapy training "Psychology and Mental Health" (a core module as part of the 800-hour Integral Yoga Therapist Certification program) will run from  April 2 – September 27, 2021 taught by M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT and hosted by the Integral...

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