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Teacher Spotlight: Zofia Alia

Zofia Alia 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 1995 Teaching at ASC since: 1998 Why do you love teaching yoga? One of the reasons I love teaching yoga is I really enjoy ...
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Teacher Spotlight: Aadil Palkhivala

Aadil Palkhivala, Co-Founder of Purna Yoga College & Alive & Shine Center Practicing Yoga since: 1966 Teaching Yoga since: 1974 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because it ...
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Meditation to Cure Loneliness

Savitri taught a beautiful Heartfull Meditation workshop at the NW Yoga Conference last month. The focus was on conquering loneliness by tapping into the "Master Chakra" in our hearts. One ...
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Teacher Spotlight: Marchella

Marchella 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 2003 Teaching at ASC since: 2007 Why do you love teaching yoga? I love teaching yoga because it allows me to work with people in a ...
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Aadil & Savitri on the Dr. Pat Show

Savitri and Aadil were recently invited to the Dr. Pat show to share their inspiring journey over the last 25 years. Savitri, creator of Heartfull™ Meditation, and Aadil Palkhivala, renowned ...
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Teacher Spotlight: Angelica Rose

Angelica Rose 2,000 hour Purna Yoga Professional Practicing Yoga since: 2003 Teaching at ASC since: 2006 Why do you love teaching yoga? When I came to Alive and Shine Center in 2003, I was very ...
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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: 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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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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