Today’s world offers non-stop distractions and makes implicit cultural demands to move faster and harder. So many of us keep a tight and full schedule as a defense mechanism so that we can unconsciously be “lazy” and not create time to deal with the deeper and often difficult issues in our lives. As soon as […]
Remember when the holidays were nothing but totally delightful and fun? I sure do! My mom recently gave me the above photo from when I was 2.5 years old, which accurately depicts how I want to celebrate everyday in an aligned way. With that in mind, I created these 11 tips to stay balanced and […]
On Hurricanes and Realizations: Living in downtown New York City I was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Not because its brute force knocked out my electricity for days. Not because Sandy turned my Tribeca neighborhood into a rubbish-strewn, blacked-out, evacuated community. Not because, despite my best efforts, it robbed me of my comforts, livelihood and […]
Your Life Aligned® is a complete life-practice that integrates powerfully therapeutic yoga with tools and techniques for greater spiritual, nutritional and mindful living to support anyone toward creating a healthier, more abundant and more purposeful life. Sound complicated? Sound a little fuzzy? No worries. Clarity is coming! After 16 years of intensive training, yoga education, teaching […]
Yoga and Service Project, December 19-26, 2011 Yoga is service and service is Yoga. Check out our journey to the indigenous Andean village where I spent three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Each day we practiced yoga and worked on a project to co-create an organic community garden at the local high school. Add purpose […]
As a special gift of gratitude for the support of all my students and friends, I created the Your Holiday Aligned guide, complete with tips, recipes, and contemplations to keep you centered and vibrant as we enter the New Year. Let’s evolve the way we live and act to add more light and love in […]
Nothing is casual about a pilgrimage to the six Murugan temples of Southern India. It is a down-and-dirty journey to gaze powerfully into the eyes of God. Literally. Traveling to places where foreigners rarely step, and for good reason, is a commitment to bathe in the underbelly of unfolding consciousness.
Jordan Mallah and Kageno Worldwide teamed up to create a once in a lifetime community service and yoga adventure deep into the Rwanda bush!
By Arthur Strimling Machu Picchu! Yoga! Service! Last April I saw a beautiful card at Vira Yoga offering a New Year’s retreat led by Zhenja La Rosa and Jordan Mallah that would culminate at Machu Picchu on New Year’s Eve – with a full moon, a blue moon, yet. Wow! I have harbored a dream […]
I believe everything happens for a reason. I was leading a Yoga and Service retreat to Peru over Christmas and New Years when by sheer grace the bus that was supposed to take us to Machu Picchu was going to be several hours late to pick us up. The delay was frustrating, but more importantly […]