MAT Musings

The Steady Warrior

In the book, Senses of the Soul: Emotional Therapy for Strength, Healing and Guidance, author GuruMeher Khalsa expounds upon the “7 Heavy Heroes”; those emotions that are normally thought to be negative in nature, but have in fact many gifts

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An Evening Yoga Routine

Evening Yoga Routine (from The Art, Science & Application of Kundalini Yoga, by Nirvair Singh Khalsa)   This twenty-minute series is to be done at a very slow, relaxing pace as it helps to clear the effects of a busy,

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Recipe for a Sound Sleep

After a relaxing summer, with long nights spent on vacation or stay-cation, returning to a routine that allows you to get the requisite hours of sleep in order to be fully functional at work the following day may offer a

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Sat Kriya

“The Everything Kriya” The word “kriya” means “completed action”. It is an action which “must sprout the seed”, in the words of Yogi Bhajan. In Kundalini Yoga, it is an exercise or group of exercises that work toward a specific

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Archer Pose

Daily Posture Archer Pose With the change of seasons, sometimes our nervous system can take a bit of a hit. Archer Pose is a full-body strengthener that not only strengthens the systems of the body but also provides a psychological

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What is so different about Kundalini Yoga?

Yogi Bhajan, who brought Kundalini Yoga & Meditation to North America in 1969, tells us that “Doing is believing” when it comes to Kundalini Yoga. This is most certainly the case in my experience of trying to explain to well-meaning

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Nadi Cleansing

Most people associate yoga with the physical postures; what many new-to-yoga folks don’t realize is that it is an “Eight-Limbed” path, of which the postures are only one limb. One of the remaining limbs is Pranayama, often translated as “breath

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