Monthly Archives: January 2012

Yoga and Heart Health

Can yoga benefit the heart? Certainly it can. But to understand how, we need to look at what a real yoga practice should include.     Yoga Practice at Friday Harbor HH   Here on beautiful San Juan Island, we … Continue reading

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Natural Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

  We are seeing an epidemic of blood glucose disorders in the developed world. But diabetes is far from unknown in so-called third world nations. And in rich countries such as the US, there is a disproportionately large number of … Continue reading

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Yoga and Light

For all our Yoga Mandala practitioners, please enjoy these pictures:     The essence of our practice, and of what we are, is light. But surely, light could not exist without darkness. Darkness is the mother of light. Darkness gives … Continue reading

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Cinnamon: a Super Spice

    Women’s Wisdom   Traditionally, women have ruled in the kitchen and thus came to understand intimately the healing powers of herbs and spices. Plants, herbs and spices are a direct extension of Mother Earth, and the nurturing powers … Continue reading

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The Art of Yoga

Over the past decade or so, Yoga has grown enormously popular in Western countries, and its influence has also been spreading to developing countries in Asia and Latin America, countries that have experienced rapid ¬†economic growth. Yet, just as Yoga … Continue reading

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