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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...

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...

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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Attachment Is Not Going to Help You

Attachment Is Not Going to Help You

The best way to avoid attachments, clinging, and overindulgence is to think of the results of that kind of thinking. Attachment always brings some sort of anxiety, tension, and fear. When you are attached to something, you want to protect whatever it. If you don’t...

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Healing from the Pain that Binds

Healing from the Pain that Binds

Born and raised in West Africa, Oyámie Kali Ma’at spent most of her childhood in community gatherings of musicians, drummers, and dancers. Listening and dancing to music became a foundation for her life. In addition to living and serving in Yogaville, Oyámie is also a...

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Reducing Anxiety through Yoga

Reducing Anxiety through Yoga

If you experience anxiety you are not alone. Statistics show that 18% of Americans report anxiety and it’s predicted that 31% of adults, will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. For many of us, it is our struggles with anxiety that led us to our yogic and...

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Transforming Our Own Hearts is a Tremendous Contribution

Transforming Our Own Hearts is a Tremendous Contribution

In this episode of the Integral Yoga Podcast,  Swami Ramananda (director, Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco) talks with Avi Gordon (director, Integral Yoga Teachers Association) about adapting to challenges, how compassion follows naturally from meditation, and...

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Forgiveness: A Radical Strategy for Healing

Forgiveness: A Radical Strategy for Healing

In this video, Swami Karunananda (senior monk and chair of Integral Yoga's Spiritual Life Board) gives a Thanksgiving talk that stresses the healing power of forgiveness, which is an oft-overlooked aspect of gratitude. Through Yoga teachings, stories and parables, she...

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