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So Many Gods

gods

October 2011
By Heather Eilering

Have you ever wondered why the different religions seem to support multiple Gods, when Yoga supports the state of Union – One? Hinduism has their Trinity: Brahma the creator, Vishnu the sustainer, Shiva the transformer; as well as hundreds of demigods.
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A Vision For Santosha Yoga Studio

vision

December 2010
By Heather Eilering

I like to think of Santosha as a tree. It began as a seed within the hearts and union of Melissa and Heather. In those first years, the Santosha tree began as a seed reaching to the light of the sun it sprouted to a seedling, taking in nutrients from the soil and energy from the sun then grew into a healthy youthful tree, a sapling, young and strong.
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The Truth is Hidden Within

truth

June 2010
By Heather Eilering

There’s the ancient statement that says, “The Truth is Hidden Within.” So why do we look for truth outside ourselves, and why is it hidden in the first place? It seems as if the first question answers the second so let’s examine the second question to begin with.
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Wherever I Go There I Am

wherever

May 2010
By Heather Eilering

Why do we practice yoga? Well, for many of us it is because it makes us feel good. It gives us stronger more flexible bodies, calmer minds, a happier outlook on life, go ahead and add whatever you want to the list.
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What is Yoga?

yoga

March 2010
By Heather Eilering

Have you noticed that there are hundreds of different styles of yoga out there to practice? It can become confusing when so many different yogic traditions exist, and the question that may then arise is, what is yoga?
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The Cyclical Movement of Amrit Yoga

amrit

December 2009
By Lori (Kavita) Richardson

It’s barely 4:30 in the afternoon, yet out the window, daylight fades swiftly. The season of long nights has begun to prevail once again in the northern hemisphere of this planet on its annual journey around the sun.
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Change

change

October 2009
By Heather Eilering

“Behold, I show you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye…” (Corinthians)
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You Can Go Home Again!

home

August 2009
By Heather Eilering

The practice of Yoga is not about strengthening the values of the ego, even if they appear to be well intended. The practice of yoga is about releasing the restraints of the body, mind and heart thus freeing Spirit to Be.
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Finding Peace With Resolutions

resolutions

January 2009
By Heather Eilering

Maslow said to change a person you must change their awareness about them self. When my teacher recited those words, I immediately knew they were important yet quickly forgot as I returned to my normal routine of daily living. It wasn’t until months later when I listened to a recording of the lecture that I felt safe enough to write them down, rather sloppily, on a sticky note, which I then posted on my computer.
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Creating Change Through Intention

change

December 2008
By Kim Kies

The end of one breath is the beginning of the next. No matter how hard you try to resist the new breath, it eventually turns over the old in such a way that you can hardly detect where the end of the old and the beginning of the new emerges.
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