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What is Awareness?

Consciousness and Awareness

Consciousness and awareness – two words that sometimes are used interchangeably. Do they mean the same thing? If not, what is the difference between them?

Ego and Awareness

We commonly hear a story like – "the boy fell down, his head hitting a stone and he become unconscious. [...]

Workshop – Understanding the Mind to eliminate Stress

I invite you to join me for a discussion on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali wherein I will introduce some of the key concepts of the sutras. We will also discuss how an understanding of the sutras can profoundly impact our day-to-day life in a positive way.

What: An Introduction to the Yoga Sutras [...]

21-day Yoga Challenge, Oct 13 – Nov 2, 2014

Virabhadrasana (Warrior2)

I am pleased to announce the next 21-day Yoga Challenge program. The past programs have been very well received by all the participants. For most of them, it has been truly a life-transforming experience. I invite you to join me on this exciting and deeply rewarding 21-day yoga journey. Here are [...]

Root Cause of Stress

Stress

One of the most common reasons why people join yoga classes is to learn how to deal with day-to-day stress.

Here are a few definitions of stress:

"Stress is a physiological response to any change, whether good or bad, that alerts the adaptive fight or flight response in the [...]

12-day Pranayama/Meditation Intensive, Sept 24 – Oct 5

Vishnu Mudra

I am pleased to announce the next 12-day pranayama/meditation intensive.

Come and join me for this life-transforming experience where you will learn two of the most important aspects of a complete, integrated yoga practice – pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation. In this program you will be introduced to many of the [...]

21-day Yoga Challenge, Aug 4-24

Virabhadrasana (Warrior2)

I am pleased to announce the next 21-day Yoga Challenge program. The past programs have been very well received by all the participants. For most of them, it has been truly a life-transforming experience. I invite you to join me on this exciting and deeply rewarding 21-day yoga journey. Here are [...]

Introduction to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – 4-part series

I invite you to join me for a discussion on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali wherein I will introduce some of the key concepts of the sutras. We will also discuss how an understanding of the sutras can profoundly impact our day-to-day life in a positive way.

An Introduction to the Yoga Sutras of [...]

12-day Pranayama/Meditation Intensive, July 7-18

Vishnu Mudra

I am pleased to announce the next 12-day pranayama/meditation intensive.

Come and join me for this life-transforming experience where you will learn two of the most important aspects of a complete, integrated yoga practice – pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation. In this program I will introduce you to many of the [...]

So-hum Mantra Meditation

Padmasana

The word "soham" (pronounced so-hum) is a composite of two separate sounds – "so" and "ham". The corresponding Sanskrit words are "sah" (meaning ‘that’) and "aham" (meaning ‘I’). When we join these two words together using the rules of Sanskrit grammar, we get the word "soham". The literal meaning of the word [...]

Udgitha (OM Chanting) Pranayama

OM Symbol

If you have attended a yoga class, it is more than likely that the mantra OM was chanted at the beginning and/or the end of the yoga class. In the classes that I teach, we start the class by chanting OM three times. At the end of the class, we [...]