Tag Archive for "kiki sez"

Mar 19, 2015

Healing is Not in the Pill

Healing is Not in the Pill or One Perfect Supplement Healing cannot be ordered, bought, ingested, downloaded or transplanted. Healing is more like a magic, a transformation and alchemy. More like love. Healing is not in the pill, the perfect supplement or in one balanced meal, Healing is closer to grace. To attain to grace, […]

Mar 11, 2015

Live In New York

I am so pleased to announce that beginning this week I’ll be teaching every Wednesday from 4-5pm at Jivamukti Yoga Center near Union Square at 13th street. I’ll be teaching traditional Yoga: Chanting and Discussion of The Yoga Sutra. This class is ongoing, weekly, open to all and beneficial whether you come every week, from […]

Feb 11, 2015

Paradise Now

In 2005, I moved to Hawaii, I believed I was moving to Paradise, to my first home with my beloved. In reflection, I can see it was the beginning of the end. Now, it feels like half way around the world to take a non-stop from New York City to Honolulu. Like flying to another […]

Feb 3, 2015

Every Day Love

Start Your Day Right Abhyanga is a daily, total body self-massage. This Ayurvedic healing ritual is the foundation of beauty, youth, strength and tone as well as mental and physical calm. In Sanskrit, the source language for Yoga and Ayurveda, sneha means both oil and love. When we massage with a caring heart and hands, […]

Jan 19, 2015

A Heart Free from Hatred: MLK, India and Yoga

Martin Luther King was a theological student when he first learned of Gandhi’s political action work based on the Yoga concepts of Universal Truth and Non-Violence. In 1950, King heard Howard University’s President speak of his visit to India and Gandhi’s work saying, “Christ showed us the way and Gandhi in India showed it could […]

Jan 5, 2015

Essential You

In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea that “perfect” health is the “perfect” balancing of all 3 doshas. Not so. But don’t fret, even Wikipedia gets this […]

Dec 9, 2014

5 Hugs

The experience of being touched has direct and crucial effects on the growth of the body as well as the mind. Touch is a means of communication so critical that its absence retards growth in infants, according to researchers who are for the first time determining the neurochemical effects of skin-to-skin contact. The new work […]