Take your relationship to the next level with a Venus kriya…

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One of the challenges of White Tantric Yoga is that it’s done with a partner. This doubles the pressure, because not only are we keeping up for ourselves, we’re keeping up for each other too. Suddenly it’s not just about me and … Continue reading

What happened in 120 days of Kirtan Kriya (the Sa Ta Na Ma meditation)…

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Those who follow this blog will remember that my first 40 days of Kirtan Kriya was a bit of a bumpy ride. It was six, long weeks of a gnarly, confrontational reality. This meditation coughed up so much tough stuff for me. It … Continue reading

Forget learning how to live, here are the three ways to die…

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I was watching a beautiful film lately: On Yoga, The Architecture Of Peace, which is an exquisitely shot exploration into this sacred practice that has come to mean so many different things for so many of us. One of the themes … Continue reading

Is kundalini yoga safe for pregnancy? Absolutely! Here are some guidelines…

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I always do a happy dance when a student tells me she’s pregnant – it means there’s an extra-special shining little presence in the group, and the baby will receive all the healing benefits of the kundalini yoga practice. Meditations after the … Continue reading

10 weeks of Bhandu Dya Kriya – the Meditation for Developing your Human Kindness – and the results are in…

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One of my biggest challenges in London is learning to negotiate the occasional tidal wave of busy commuters, and all the sharpened elbows, set jaws and aloof eyes that come with it – that rush hour that’s determined to get from … Continue reading

Got flu? Try Yogi Bhajan’s cure-all onion recipe aka Solstice Hot Sauce

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Lauded as one of the super-roots trinity alongside garlic and ginger, onions are on our daily requirement list for optimal health. At Yogi Bhajan’s kundalini yoga summer and winter solstice celebrations, they would serve up onion-heavy ‘Solstice Hot Sauce’ along … Continue reading

The essential ‘alternative’ kundalini yoga booklist

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My adoration for the original Aquarian Teacher’s Manual is no secret. This relic from Yogi Bhajan and his team is a jewel-crammed mine of information on kundalini yoga and its associated lifestyle teachings. I return to it over and over again, … Continue reading

How to meet your partner’s needs through the chakras

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Karta Singh once gave us a fascinating summary of our relationship needs as women and men according to our chakras. I’ve never found one that’s as comprehensive, so I wanted to share it. I’ve transcribed my notes exactly here…  MULADHARA … Continue reading