Why We Are Missing Yoga’s Power In North America!

Why We Are Missing Yoga’s Power In North America!

When I Am Abroad When I travel the rest of the world, doing yoga teacher training or ytts in Vancouver, Toronto, Hamilton, Bali and India, I am of course exposed to the intense poverty in many countries and the people within them who face heart wrenching and which is debilitating beyond simple first chakra  survival. Having said that I am also incredibly inspired – from the very depths of my soul – with how many of

The Spirit Is Real!

The Spirit Is Real!

Everything is backwards now, like out there is the dream, and in here is the true world. Avatar The Movie Two Things Exist In The World If we go through the main texts of yoga, the Vedas and the Gita, we come to an understanding that according to Hindu tradition, the world is made up of 2 things: practical matter and the spirit. More specifically, Purusha is the soul, the Self, pure consciousness, and the

The True Meaning Of Christmas

The True Meaning Of Christmas

When I Was 17 When I was 17, for Chritsmas, I received a bike and a tape of U2’s Joshua Tree album. On it, was the song I was obsessed with at that time, “Where the streets have no name”. So without a helmet and in mid freezing temperatures, I got on my new bike, and began cycling around my 200 year old, quaint hometown in Ontario, listening to this song blaring. For me, this

Another Look At What Is Enlightenment!

Another Look At What Is Enlightenment!

What is enlightenment? Enlightenment makes your heart and mind completely transform to a place of inner peace and joy. Why its so big It can bring you to tears. It takes things that you have burdened your mind and body with and makes it seem like something completely different and insignificant. We become at one with ourselves…connect with others as well…the walls come down. The ego goes and we see ourselves as more blessed to

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

A New Look On What Enlightenment Is?

What is Enlightenment ? I am not sure we are all made to know what enlightenment really means. It does not matter if we live in Victoria, Hamilton, Portland, Toronto or even Vancouver. I think this term can be different for everyone and it a subjective thing to grasp. I think being a human being, there are different levels of enlightenment and it can happen to everyone at different stages in life. Sighs Sometimes it