Riddled with Wonder: How to Incorporate Koan Meditation into Your Practice and Your Life

Riddled with Wonder: How to Incorporate Koan Meditation into Your Practice and Your Life

By Dr. Kaiya Ansorge What is a koan? A koan is a phrase or word that is used in meditation to train the mind. Usually, the koan is somewhat puzzling in order to invite the mind to open in unusual ways. In fact, the term is often translated as “riddle.” Koan… Read More Riddled with Wonder: How to Incorporate Koan Meditation into Your Practice and Your Life

Meditation Before Work: Benefits, Tips and Techniques

Meditation Before Work: Benefits, Tips and Techniques

A few minutes of meditation is a great way to start your workday. It’s a simple yet powerful technique that has been shown to improve mental focus, reduce stress, and increase work productivity. It allows you to clear your mind, be focused on the present moment, and gain perspective on your thoughts, feelings, and actions….

How to Build Strength with Your Yoga Practice

How to Build Strength with Your Yoga Practice

By Kyle Shrivastava When people think about yoga, strength isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind. But this doesn’t mean it can’t or shouldn’t be a part of your practice! Traditional asana practices often feature long holds (which build endurance) and passive stretching (which increases passive flexibility). However, as yoga evolves we’re seeing…

Find Peace During Pandemic Uncertainty with Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Find Peace During Pandemic Uncertainty with Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

By Shanti Kaur Khalsa The COVID-19 pandemic has made the world far more uncertain. It’s impacted our work and finances, our relationships, and of course, our physical and mental health. Finding the sense of surety we all crave is almost impossible, which leads to stress, anxiety, and powerlessness that drains us emotionally. These feelings of…