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Meeting Amma, The Hugging Saint

In 1998, while studying and traveling in India, I had one of those chance meetings that changed the way I saw the world. After an intensive course study in Yoga and Vedanta in Kerala, one of my dorm mates invited me to join her on a journey to Cochin to visit a woman she knew […]

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Ayurvedic Wisdom for Common Teen Imbalances

Felicia Tomasko graciously joined our Youth Peacemaker’s Training at Yogaglo to share her wisdom. Coming in as our special guest expert on Ayurveda,  Mrs. Tomasko has a rich background on Yogic and Ayurvedic studies and is also the editor-in-chief  of LA Yoga and Ayurveda Magazine. Felicia published an informative article on nutrition tips from Ayurveda […]

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Sound, Sensation and Breath (Teaching Mindfulness to Youth Pt. 5)

The final installment in a series of 5 posts on teaching mindfulness to youth. These techniques are geared especially for youth ages 11-15 years. So far, we have: created a reference point for mindfulness by transforming a mundane activity into one that requires focus. (Part 1) invited students to notice and label the sounds around […]

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Sensing the Body (Teaching Mindfulness to Youth Pt. 3)

Part Three in a series of 5 posts on teaching mindfulness to youth. These techniques are geared especially for youth ages 11-15 years. Adolescence is a time of constant, drastic physical changes. It is common for pubescent youth to feel overwhelmed and confused about  their  transforming bodies. Mindfulness practices offer youth the opportunity to relate […]

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