Category Archives: mindfulness

Occupy Raleigh – meditate at the Capital for a more just society

I had a very good meditation on the lawn of the Capital building and celebrated the crowd and the day!  It is good to see people asking for a more just society.  We need a society based on the idea … Continue reading

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Interview with the Monk arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge as we Occupy Raleigh

Occupy Raleigh and Occupy Wall St. are about a just society.  In yogic terms this means each individual and the societal institutions acting according to the yogic principles of Yama and Niyama.  Completely honoring these principles is not easy, but working toward … Continue reading

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Guided meditation from the monk arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge

Dada (means brother) Pranakrishnananda – said Prana, Krishna, Ananda – was arrested the other day on the Brooklyn Bridge with the Occupy Wall St. protesters.  He is out there advocating for a more just society, one where each individual can … Continue reading

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Prison Yoga Practice has employable people available to you!

My yoga students at the minimum security prison are generally nearing the end of their sentences and most work outside the facility during the day.  As discussed elsewhere on the blog, the dedicated yoga students have a much lower reincarceration … Continue reading

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High Fructose Corn Syrup – okay or toxin – at the prison yoga practice

I’ll cover this one briefly.  Glucose is a kind of sugar that every cell in your body can directly use.  Fructose must be processed by your liver.  Table sugar is sucrose which is a combination of the two.  Fructose in … Continue reading

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Speaking of Women’s Health – Raleigh Convention Center 7/28/11 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Speaking of Women’s Health is committed to helping women take better care of their health, well-being and personal safety. The event will include Exhibitors, Dance Classes, Activities, Book Shop Experience featuring Local Authors (featuring me – Shiva Steve Ordog and … Continue reading

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Ram Dass program in Durham June 19th 7PM

Ram Dass, one of America’s most beloved spiritual figures, has made his mark on the world by teaching the path of the heart and promoting service in the areas of socially-conscious business practices and care for the dying. Ram Dass first … Continue reading

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