MAT Musings

Restorative Yoga & Healing Gong Bliss

Classes take place at: Collective Soul Space Lower Level, Scotia Centre Map and Directions | Register Description: Join Maureen for this beautiful way to get your month off to a blissful start. We’ll practice very gentle & delicious restorative yoga postures

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Yummy Yogi Tea

When Yogi Bhajan first came to North America in the late 1960’s, he would prepare a blend of tea containing cinnamon, black peppercorns, whole cloves, green cardamom pods, and ginger, which people started dubbing “Yogi Tea”. This tea has many

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Keep Up & You’ll Be Kept Up!

These wise words are one of the best-known quotations by Yogi Bhajan, who brought Kundalini Yoga & Meditation to North America. Over the past several years, since I began my teacher training in 2006, I’ve been both inspired by and

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Har Prosperity Meditation

Har Meditation for Prosperity Below is a description of the meditation that I typically begin each January, and practice daily for 40 days. When chanted emphatically and with conviction, it’s actually quite amazing the shift that is experienced. Mantra: Har

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Energy & Flow with GoGo Balls

With the change in seasons, personally I am finding myself naturally less inclined to consume raw vegetables and my greens. My tendency to want to nosh on “comfort foods” that aren’t necessarily high in fibre may provide me with some instant gratification,

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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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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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Breath of Ten – Meditation to Become Disease-Free

“The Breath of Ten is a complete breath in the line of Breath of Fire. It can give you a disease-free body, a clear, meditative mind and develop your intuition, but it requires practice.” – Yogi Bhajan   How to

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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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40-Day Meditation

40-Day Meditation Guru Guru Wahe Guru, Guru Ram Das Guru This lovely mantra of humility and protection. It’s wonderful to chant at any time of day for anywhere from 3 minutes to 2 1/2 hours. “Guru” translates to “that which

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