Attribute of Freedom

The definition of freedom (kaivalya in sanskrit) can vary widely and has attributes that correspond to one's personal life experience. Life experiences, and the ideas, conditions, and beliefs we hold as a resul...

Freedom for All

The ultimate objective of yoga is Kaivalya, a sanskrit term for liberation or freedom. In chapter four of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali it describes a key component of self awareness in attaining this ultimate g...

Being In Balance

In yoga, a primary goal is balance. Striving for balance within ones being takes enduring conscious volition. As practitioners of yoga, we are constantly balancing our chakras (energy centers), while striving t...

The Third Chakra: Solar Plexis Chakra

Sanskrit Name: Manipura ~ City of Jewels Planetary Ruler: Mars Astrological Signs: Aries is symbolized by the ram and the urge is to live assertively. Impulsive and ambitious they are natural­born lead...

The Second Chakra: Sacral or Spleen Chakra

Sanskrit Name: Svadhisthana ~ Dwelling place of Self. Planetary Ruler: Jupiter Astrological Signs: Sagittarius is symbolized by the archer holding a bow and arrow (the centaur, half-man half horse). En...