Category: Guest Post

The Do’s and Don’ts of Love Spells by Robin Rose Bennett

Like it or not, Valentine’s Day is approaching! Love can be in the air for you, too, with some help from Robin Rose Bennett, a master herbalist and author of Healing Magic: A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living. Here, she shares a couple of love spells, along with some practical information on how and how not to use …continue

Book Review: The Creative Art of Living, Dying & Renewal

Book Review by Gilles Marin, author of Healing From Within with Chi Nei Tsang and Five Elements, Six Conditions. From their first word, “Mahalo,” the authors introduce us to the very heart of the spirit that gave birth to their beautiful book. Mahalo nui loa: gratitude, in Hawaiian culture, does not come as an empty word. It comes …continue

Qigong: How to Cultivate Your Warrior-Healer

Over our twenty-three years of teaching processes combining Qigong, guided meditation, and art, we have heard thousands of stories of struggle and healing. A theme that pervades both our teaching and the transformative journey is that the healer and the warrior archetypes and qualities represent a quintessential balance of yin and yang. One cannot exist …continue

Yogi Mark Stephens Offers 10 Basic Tips for Teaching Warrior Pose

Warrior I Pose (Virabhadrasana I) is a timeless teacher that calls for patience and continuous refinement over years of practice. This asymmetrical standing asana (we’re doing something different with each leg) opens us to establishing a stable yet resilient foundation for opening the hips, extending the spine, and opening the shoulders. It develops strength and …continue

Stones That Heal: Chlorite Quartz

Chlorite is a rich green argile that can be found within clear quartz in certain countries such as Nepal and Brazil. Gazing into a chlorite quartz often reveals scenes of natural landscapes such as rolling hill sides, soft foliage and flourishing bushes, making us feel as if we are stepping into an alter-reality where magical …continue

A Healing Vision for December 2012

With the end of the Mayan calendar now upon us, I would like to offer some thoughts regarding where we have been, where we are going, and what this may all mean for our present lives and the future of humankind. The more aware we are about the choices we make, the less likely we …continue