Latest Spiritual practice Stories

2013-06-13 23:01:49

The San Francisco Chronicle features no-pressure, stress-reducing projects from Viva Editions's Crafting Calm. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The San Francisco Chronicle featured Maggie Oman Shannon's calm-inducing crafts, including the treasure map she made for her personal goals, hopes and dreams. This sort of out-of-the-box craft is exactly the kind of project that she writes about in Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation. When asked about her mission statement,...

2013-06-12 23:16:13

Lil Yogi's NYC, a kids yoga company, is now taking requests for yoga playgroups for this summer and upcoming fall. Children will have a personalized yoga class with their friends instructed by certified and highly energetic kids yoga instructors. Manhattan, New York (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Lil Yogi's NYC will now be taking requests for fall yoga playgroups. Lil Yogi's NYC offers two different types of yoga playgroups for the fall: indoor playgroups and outdoor playgroups! The minimum...

Is Yoga Better For Your Brain Than More Rigorous Exercise?
2013-06-08 09:48:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Spending twenty minutes in one popular form of yoga is better for your brain than participating in vigorous exercise over the same amount of time, researchers at the Exercise Psychology Laboratory (EPL) at the University of Illinois have discovered. According to Glamour.com Health Writer Lexi Petronis, the researchers had 30 female participants go through a single 20-minute Hatha yoga session, and then spend 20 minutes...

Twenty-minute Yoga Session Stimulates Brain Function Immediately After
2013-06-06 15:17:18

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Researchers report that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants' speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information. Participants performed significantly better immediately after the yoga practice than after moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise for the same amount of...

Scientists Find How Meditation Helps Reduce Anxiety
2013-06-04 12:36:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have identified the brain functions involved in how meditation reduces anxiety. The team wrote in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience about how they studied 15 healthy volunteers with normal levels of everyday anxiety. They said these individuals had no previous meditation experience or anxiety disorders. The participants took four 20-minute classes to learn...

2013-06-02 23:17:50

Kundalini Master Steven S. Sadleir comes to Canada to create a bridge between spirituality and science at three locations in Vancouver June 8th through 9th. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Kundalini Master, Best-Selling author and director of the Self Awareness Institute Steven S. Sadleir will be coming to Vancouver to provide a lecture on the Endocrinology of Enlightenment at AAPNA Ayurveda Conference at the UBC Asia Centre, on Saturday June 8th, and providing a special training in...

2013-06-02 23:14:34

Register Before Monday, June 3rd and Receive 10% OFF Summer Classes with Promo Code: summeryogi New York City, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Lil Yogi's NYC will be back in Central Park hosting kids yoga classes all summer long with new class times, locations and pricing options. Lil Yogi's NYC's classes teach kids yoga through rhyming songs, imaginative play and fun games. Register for classes before Monday, June 3rd and receive 10% off by visiting Lil Yogi's NYC's online store and using...

2013-05-31 23:23:34

Life Purpose Revealed developed by Valerie Dawson is a new program that provides people with advanced methods, exclusive lessons, and detailed instructions on how to find happiness. A full Life Purpose Revealed review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Life Purpose Revealed developed by Valerie Dawson is a new program that provides people with advanced methods, exclusive lessons, and detailed instructions on how to find...

2013-05-28 23:24:59

Hotel Xixim (http://www.hotelxixim.com), an ecologically sustainable nature and yoga retreat hotel located on the white sand beaches of the Celestun Biosphere Reserve in western Yucatan, offers a 5-day, 4-night summer family package on July 31 through August 4. Activities for all family members include kids yoga classes paired with a yogic theater and visual arts workshop, joint family evening activities, daytime wildlife excursions in the nature reserve, kayaking, bicycling, plus...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'