“Letting Go” with Aparigraha; May’s Kunga Service Theme

May’s Kunga Service Theme is Aparigraha! Aparigraha is the concept of non-possessiveness or non-coveting. The term usually elicits the thought of limiting possessions to what is necessary and important. Aparigraha is the Sanskrit word for greedlessness. It comes from the word parigraha, which means reaching out for something and claiming it for oneself- by adding […]

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Kunga Yoga Monthly Theme – November 2015 – Expressing Gratitude with Non-Violent Communication

Expressing Gratitude through the NVC Model The intention of this month’s Kunga theme is to learn to express gratitude using the model for appreciation within the methods of “Nonviolent Communication”. Nonviolent Communication was developed by psychologist Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. The NVC model is a concrete set of tools that help us to manifest mindfulness in […]

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Kunga Yoga Theme – August

August Kunga Theme – The ABC’s of Yoga Acceptance • Balance • Connection As yoga practitioners in the west, we learn much about asana, the spine, the benefits of the physical practice to our cardiovascular, respiratory, & nervous systems. As we work to learn, integrate and share the benefits of our practice off the mat, […]

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Kunga Yoga Monthly Theme – July

July Kunga Theme: 10 Minutes of Pranayama Controlling the power of the breath is the technique of “pranayama”. ”Prana” is the Sanskrit word for life force. This is the energy that exists everywhere and is manifested in each of us through the breath, but prana isn’t exactly the same thing as breath or oxygen. Prana […]

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