BOOK: The First Free Women: Poems of the Early Buddhist Nuns

The First Free Women is a collection of poems written by the first female Buddhists. These poems, collectively called the Therigatha, or Verses of the Elder Nuns, were composed around the Buddha’s lifetime, and their themes of freedom and love have endured until...

A New Take on Pranayama: Breathe Less?

Robin Rothenberg is an internationally respected Yoga therapist who runs acclaimed training programs for teachers and therapists. She draws deeply from the authentic lineage of Yoga, while also incorporating a contemporary understanding of mind-body medicine, the...

BOOK: Accessible Yoga

Rev. Jivana Heyman (Integral Yoga minister/founder of Accessible Yoga), has a new book making a big splash—as has the impact and popularity of the Accessible Yoga movement! This visionary book revolutionizes how the world views Yoga practice and makes it truly...

BOOK: Holiday Tales of Love & Wonder

Swami Vidyananda, Integral Yoga senior monk and teacher trainer, was a contributor to the latest addition to the Chicken Soup for the Soul popular series of books. Her story (“Caroling Yoga,” chapter 24) appears in the new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul:...

BOOK: Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care

Integral Yoga’s Swami Sarvaananda (the first Hindu chaplain in America: see article) was asked to contribute a chapter to Hindu Approaches to Spiritual Care—a new book on spiritual care. The book illustrates how spiritual care is practiced in a variety of...

Wink: The New Vegan, No-Sugar Frozen Dessert

Cold and creamy. Sweet and delicious. Words that usually describe ice cream and yet totally apply to this new frozen dessert from the founders of Wink — Ani Blinova-Wolff and Gabe Wolff. Gabe’s food allergies actually first inspired the couple to invent this...