Beat the Heat this Summer with Ayurveda

Here we are, more than half-way through July, and it is hot. We’ve gathered and prepared 5 tips for you to beat the heat this summer with Ayurveda (“the science of life”). According to Auyrveda, Pitta qualities are highest in the months of summer, where fire and water are most dominant in nature and in our …

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5 Benefits from Children Practicing Yoga

Have you heard? Greville Henwood, founder of GroovyKids™ Yoga, is coming back to Village Yoga this August! GroovyKids™ Yoga allows us to release expectations and judgements, allowing kids to find their inner grooviness and grow from there.  Below are 5 benefits from children practicing yoga, and what better way to serve our future generations, than …

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Aparigraha: May’s Kunga Service Theme

May’s Kunga Monthly Service Theme is Aparigraha (non-possessiveness or non-grasping). Which is one of the yamas included in Patanjali’s outline of the Eight Limbs of Yoga. “Pari” means ‘on all sides’ and “graha” is ‘to take or to seize’- taking it all, or greediness, simply adding “A” on the front means ‘non’- so ‘Non-Greediness!’ Which …

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Self Love is the Best Love

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Not very long ago, yoga was a foreign “activity” to me.  Had you told me five years ago, that I would be practicing yoga almost daily, understanding and speaking in sanskrit, teaching yoga …

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