The Secret of Effortless Change

Have you ever noticed that the more you do something, the more you tend to do it? This is a habit. Habits are often used as a way to manage how we feel. We can use our habits to give us comfort, relief, to reward ourselves, to de-stress or to celebrate. Our habits, both helpful […]

Discovering the Energetic Roots of Health Issues with Yoga Therapy

There are many styles of Yoga Therapy out there. In general, Yoga Therapy offers poses, breathwork, mudras, and other yogic modalities that will help the individual work with symptoms such as headaches, anxiety, insomnia or chronic pain. Yoga Therapy is a wonderful addition and a natural, healthy complement to other treatments a person may require. […]

Exposing the Myths of Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is a gateway to unearthing your greatest potential. It is a powerful tool which will clear your mind and enable you to live a fulfilled life. Yogic practices have existed for thousands of years to help people realize the power that lies within them. A lot of us find it hard to meditate […]

Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Hypnosis: Key Differences

Make Your Mind Your Best Friend Our mind is the central point of our well-being. My father, Yogi Amrit Desai used to say, “Your mind can be your best friend or your worst enemy.” A mind which is clear and free of attachment to compulsive thought patterns will reflect, resolve, imagine, analyse and create to […]

Yoga Nidra for Depression and Anxiety

Our mind is like a horse. It has enormous power, speed, agility and potential. It can take us where we want to go at the merest suggestion. But if not managed, it can take control of you. It will do as it pleases – running out of control and taking you with it – perhaps […]

Improve Your Sleep Cycle For a Healthy Life Cycle

Good Sleep Health = Good Life Health As human beings, approximately one-third of our lifespan is spent sleeping. In general, we don’t realize the importance of a good night’s sleep when compared to the level of time and attention we give to rushing around – always being on the run in the name of getting […]

Yoga Nidra: Clear Sensory Overload & Keep your Mind Clean

What is Yoga Nidra? Yoga Nidra is a sleep-based meditation technique that is done lying down. Many of us find it hard to meditate, but Yoga Nidra takes that struggle out of the equation. Yoga Nidra is composed of a guided series of body, breath and awareness techniques that progressively lead into a state where […]

The Integrative Amrit Methods: The Power of Mindful Yoga

Most of us have an internal “To Do” list. We tell ourselves when we have enough money, when we lose the 10 pounds, when the kids are squared away, when the big project is done, then we will relax. The “when” strategy for happiness depends on time. We tell ourselves one day we will arrive […]

Mindful Sleep: How Will Yoga Nidra Help My Burnout?

Ancient Yogis tell us that the source of health lies in the balance between tension and relaxation. Modern science calls this imbalance stress. Most of us live at chronic high levels of excess tension in the body which eventually causes it to burn out. Day after day, week after week, we don’t even know that […]

Bliss, Wisdom, Energy and Healing: A Guide to Understanding the 5 Kosha Energy Bodies

This article was originally published in Conscious Lifestyle Magazine. The koshas are a series of energetic sheaths (similar to energy bodies) that encase the physical human form and regulate health, consciousness, awareness and many other things, according to yogic philosophy. A Guide to The 5 Koshas The 5 koshas or sheaths (Pancha kosha) were first […]