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Yoga and Addiction

Exploring Wisdom: Nikki Myers on Overcoming Addiction

Recent Art of Living Retreat Center retreat host Nikki Myers has created a revolutionary, holistic approach to addiction recovery that combines yoga philosophy and the tools of the traditional 12-step program. We recently spoke with Nikki about how these two philosophies work together, the role of sacred transformation, and her own road to recovery.    …

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Ayurvedic Recipes: No Bake Apple Pecan Pie

Life is about balance. Juggling hectic work schedules, busy families, and life’s occasional twists and turns can make the holidays especially challenging, and finding the proper balance between everything is essential in creating memorable moments and healthy environments.   To that point, food plays an especially important role throughout the holiday season. It provides the …

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The Practice: Sri Sri on Truth & Non-violence

Of the many qualities we try to practice, two of the most important are truth and non-violence, and these two qualities are deeply linked. Art of Living Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks on this in his series of commentaries on the Patanjali Yoga Sutras.    Ahimsa = non-violence; Pratishtayam = established in; Tat = his; Aannidhau = presence; Vairatyagaha = violence will be …

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In House: Sage Brody & Heather Bilotta on Dance and Fear

  Sage Brody and Heather Bilotta know that we were born to dance.  At their recent Shake Your Soul® retreat, they brought inspiration and freedom to their guests in the form of integrative dance, meditation, and mindfulness.  We sat down with Sage and Heather for a fun, fast-paced rapid-fire question and answer session about dance, fear, and …

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The Practice: Sarajean Rudman on the Power of Yoga and Ayurveda

Yoga and Ayurveda, to the new practitioner, might seem complicated, but although both practices are deeply rooted in the traditional spiritual wisdom and practices of India, you don’t have to overhaul your entire life to make room for them. Incorporating even the smallest concepts from yoga and Ayurveda into your routine can have far-reaching effects …

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Art of Living Journeys: Elizabeth’s Panchakarma Experience

  Elizabeth recently joined us for our Panchakarma Retreat to deepen her understanding and experience of Ayurveda. What she found was peace, rejuvenation, and a new and integrated way of life. We sat down with Elizabeth to chat about her experiences.   A Spiritual, Physical, and Emotional Cleanse The Panchakarma Retreat was much more than …

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