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

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

What happened during 120 days of Gyan Chakra kriya…

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My first 40 days of practicing Gyan Chakra kriya, which is a joyful 11-minute meditation that shines up the arc line and ushers in prosperity, were pretty supersonic. During those six weeks, I gleefully totted up all the instances of … Continue reading

What happened during 40 days of Kirtan Kriya…

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My friend is soon to embark on a journey into plant medicine in Peru. She chose to prepare for it with kundalini yoga, and what better preparation than a daily practice of Kirtan Kriya – the Sa Ta Na Ma meditation.  With an … Continue reading