Blog Posts in 2016

Teacher Spotlight: John Davie

John Davie 4,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1989 Teaching at ASC since: 1992 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because yoga can bring out the best in each of ...
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Teacher Spotlight: Sandra Storwick

Sandra Storwick 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1983 Teaching at ASC since: 1994 Why do you love teaching yoga? The practice of Purna Yoga and Heartfull Mediation has had a ...
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Teacher Spotlight: Mana Iluna

Mana Iluna, 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1963!!! I was 28 when I started doing it from a book. Teaching at Alive & Shine Center since: 1993 Current class times: Gentle ...
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Alice Evans: Coming to class when you think you shouldn't!

Should your practice Yoga when you wake up with low back pain? Words of wisdom from long-time student, Alice Evans.
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Teacher Spotlight: Aurora

Aurora 4,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1993 Teaching at Alive & Shine Center since: 1999 Current class times: Sunday 4 pm Level I Sunday 5:45 pm Spa Yoga Thursday 9:30 am ...
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The Kleshas: Conquering the Fear of Death (Abhinivesha)

It was a cold night in the Pacific Northwest and my beloved wife, Savitri, was dying. All her systems were failing and doctors had given up all hope. I sat beside her bed, holding her head in my ...
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Color is Life by Savitri

When I was 25, I was very ill and turned to meditation to support me. The first demand from my Spirit, through my meditation, was to stop wearing all dark colors, especially black and brown. I was ...
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Aadil on KCTV5: Headstand and Spinal Traction

"Yoga is not about what we are on the outside." Aadil gives KCTV5 reporter Elizabeth Rentschler a personal yoga lesson, taking her up in Shirshasana for the first time! He also demonstrates ...
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7 (Great) Ways to Have a Better Morning, by Aadil Palkhivala

Most people dread the moment the alarm clock goes off having to fight their way out of bed to start the day. But what if you could turn morning time into your favorite time of the day, where waking up ...
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The Secret of Namaste

Namasté: I honor, respect, recognize and bow to the Light in me and you. This sacred gesture, used in many yoga practices, meditations and prayers, holds a secret wisdom. When your mind and ...
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Yoga Can Help You Better Handle Grief, by Aadil Palkhivala

The death of a loved one can leave a hole in our lives. Time goes on, but the feeling of loss remains. Most people say the loss never goes away completely, and for others, it might start to overshadow ...
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