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The Joy of Authenticity

In this Integral Yoga podcast, Avi Gordon (director of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association) and Lucy Luckshmi Cannon discuss the balance between service and self-care, overcoming the need for approval, rigidity and growing in authenticity. Following her school...

Lessons from the Leaves: the Power of Letting Go

I crunched through the leaves toward the trailhead. A chill wind chased the clouds from the turquoise face of the sky. I paused under the maple tree to chant Om before my morning walk. In the branches overhead, yellow leaves fluttered like prayer flags. One released...

FILM: “Gratitude Revealed”

From the producer of “Fantastic Fungi,” comes this new documentary, “Gratitude Revealed.” The film takes us on a transformational experience of how to live a more meaningful life full of Gratitude. Through intimate conversations with everyday people and thought...

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Keeping Your Peace in a Changing World

Keeping Your Peace in a Changing World

Swami Karunananda, one of Integral Yoga's master teachers, answered questions during a recent Q&A session on the theme of how to keep one's inner compass on the balance point amid so many challenges in our world. Her sage wisdom and practical advice has provided a...

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Steve Jobs & the Science of Mind

Steve Jobs & the Science of Mind

In this podcast, Integral Yoga Master teacher, Nalanie Chellaram and her son Shaman (senior director of advisory services for a leading hotel & commercial real estate firm) are interviewed by the Business Innovation Leadership Forum on balancing life, spirituality...

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Staying Centered in a Sea of Change

Staying Centered in a Sea of Change

As March 2022 begins, it feels like our world is in a state of upheaval. The seasons are changing and many places in the world are lifting COVID restrictions, trying to transition back to a more “normal” way of life. But the seasons and the pandemic are overshadowed...

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The Impulse to Love and Serve

The Impulse to Love and Serve

As we celebrate Black History Month in the U.S., and reflect on the actual meaning of Valentine’s Day, let us be inspired to answer the call to serve those in need. Saint Valentine’s life is just one enduring example of selfless service. Roses and chocolates aside,...

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Life as Art

Life as Art

What do you want to create? If your goal is to be useful to humanity, then it’s a creative goal. In fact, simply by thinking, we’re always creating something. But, our creation, our goal, should be useful to people. With that type of goal, you can do anything you...

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Thanksgiving, Yoga and Gratitude

Thanksgiving, Yoga and Gratitude

Close to the Thanksgiving holiday, the idea of gratitude often comes up. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because of that. Maybe because I am not a “glass half-full” person, I have to work at gratitude. I have to put aside time to reflect on what it means to me—how...

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We Have the Power

We Have the Power

In this episode of the Integral Yoga Podcast, Avi Gordon (director of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association) is in conversation with Luciana Prakash, a Yoga teacher since 2007, and now also one of the directors of Jai Vida, the Integral Yoga Centre of Belo Horizonte....

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Living Yoga in a Busy World: My Dog is my Spirit Guide

Living Yoga in a Busy World: My Dog is my Spirit Guide

In this new column for Integral Yoga Magazine, "Gita in the Garden, Living Yoga in a Busy World," Yoga teacher Gita Brown shares her reflections on, well, living your Yoga. In each installment, she will share what her Yoga study and practice has revealed to her about...

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The Embrace of Gratitude

The Embrace of Gratitude

Imagine waking up in the morning with a palpable sense gratitude for being alive and having another opportunity to engage in life. Imagine what it would be like to approach your whole life with gratefulness as the foundation from which you encountered each moment....

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Ask for a Miracle

Ask for a Miracle

How do we live in this time? It is a question I ask myself again and again. For many, there is little choice. It is a time of such anguish for uncounted millions around the world. But what of those of us who have a sufficiency? Food, a roof over our heads, a bed, a...

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