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Posts Tagged ‘Yoga’

“Half of all Americans will suffer from mental health woes” –CDC Report

10/19/2011

As important as our physical health is, our mental health is even more important. It colors our perception of our health and our environment. It has been said: “The world is as we are,” and if we are caught in the depths of depression or overwhelmed by anxiety, it is as if our entire world… Read More

British designer Amy Molyneux recommends TM for ‘living your full potential’

03/10/2011

British fashion designer Amy Molyneux starts her day with the Transcendental Meditation program, which she describes as “yoga for the brain,” according to a news story in the Sky Showbiz column. Amy and her design partner Percy Parker, who also practices the TM technique, created the fashion label PPQ in 1992 developing a design style that continues to set trends for London’s fashion scene. Read more

TM & the effect of “ahimsa” in the Yoga Sutra

10/03/2010

In the Yoga Sutra, the first of the eight limbs of yoga is called yama. Yama has five aspects, beginning with ahiṁsā, which means ‘non-injury’ or ‘non-violence.’ Mahatma Gandhi made ahiṁsā famous when he mobilized all of India to free itself from British domination without firing a shot. Martin Luther King, Jr., the head of the civil rights movement in the U.S., was one of many who were influenced by Gandhi… Read more

Samadhi is the beginning, not the end of Yoga

06/30/2010

This article is for yoga people—for the throngs who have re-discovered this ancient yet very sophisticated approach to exercise. Tens of millions have taken up yoga because it’s gentler and kinder to the body, yet fun and challenging, and effective in promoting overall fitness. Read More

Maharishi on the complete meaning of Yoga

05/11/2010

During an international news conference held in 2007 from Maharishi European Research University in Holland, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi answered a question from a reporter on the widespread practice of physical yoga postures, which has become a trend throughout the world. Maharishi was asked his advice for people who practice this physical form of Yoga. Read more

Doing “yoga” with Russell Simmons

04/28/2010

As I have frequently reported on this blog site, I taught Russell Simmons to meditate and he is really enjoying it… He never misses, and he inspired his ex-wife Kimora to learn, as well as his two delightful young daughters, Ming and Aoki. Read more