Who Said You Have to Sit Still to Meditate? By Karen Nouri

August 15, 2016 Does the thought of sitting in meditation make you feel jumpy? You are not alone! Hundreds of students that I teach in New York City either have no time in their busy schedules for seated meditation, or some simply don’t have the desire. Yet, don’t discount a meditative practice just because a […]

Lower Back Pain Remedy by Julia Kulakova

#LowerBackPain is a common complain among my students, as well as strangers… In fact, when asked about 4 common types of pain, respondents of a #NationalCenterofHealthStatistics survey indicated that low back pain was the most common (27%), followed by severe #headache or #migrainePain (15%), #neckPain (15%) and #facialAche or pain (4%).  Also, #BackPain is the […]

The Nitty Gritty of Gratitude by Jessica Caplan

It is a gorgeous sunny morning. You wake up well-rested with your loved one by your side. The day is wide open in front of you with the perfect itinerary of your favorite things planned. Days like this make it easy to feel the swell of appreciation for what we have — our lover, our […]

The 7 Chakras

Root Chakra The Root Chakra deals at the most basic level like the feelings of self-preservation, strength, foundations and security. When you open the Root Chakra, you have more vitality, security and physical balance. You have a better self-image and self-esteem. You also improve your relationships. When the Root Chakra is balanced, then you lead […]

The 5 elements

The Earth Element The Earth is the densest or most solid & contracted of the elements and of course is associated with the Earth and with grounding or being grounded. It is the Element of the Base Chakra which connects us to the ground, to our more instinctual nature, the primitive part of ourselves that [...]