Tasty Summer Veggie Burger

Submitted by: Vishnu (Antonio Aragona) There’s nothing like a burger to define summer picnics. And psst…meatless burgers are pretty awesome too. They’re not just for vegetarians, as I’ve known many meat eaters to enjoy a flavorful veggie burger. Love this black been option from our

Effective Cueing for Teachers

Submitted by Cara Bradley Cara Bradley, author, teacher, and founder of the award-winning Verge BodyMind, shares effective strategies used by master teachers to boost your confidence, improve your communication skills and win over your students.   Cara Bradley is the author of On the Verge. She is a

2017 Chicago Area Yoga Teacher Training Guide

Ready to take the next step or expand your teaching skills? Here you go. We’ve got the Yoga Teacher Training Guide for you. Find yours below! 200-Hour Summer Intensive Teacher Training Oak Park Nature Yoga Sanctuary August 13, 2017 to August 27, 2017 This training

Midlife Growth

Submitted by: Gwen Soffer I never really thought about what fifty would look and feel like because it always seemed so far away, but here I am smack dab in the middle of life. Somewhere between being a college student contemplating my career ambitions and sending

Rose Water Elixir and Summer “Food for Thought”

Submitted by: Vishnu (Antonio Aragona) Summer, is the season of Pitta in Ayurveda. The season can naturally increase heat in the body and cause aggravation. According to Ayurveda, sweet and watery foods are ideal in hot temperatures to bring balance to the body and mind.

Shine the Light: Celebrate the Summer Solstice!

Celebrate the longest day of the year by embracing the light and honoring the sun! Whether you’re looking for a fiery mala practice, or a quieter, more meditative practice, there’s something for you in the Chicagoland!   Summer Solstice Morning Meditation and Sun Salutations Amma in Chicagoland

4-Ingredient Strawberry + Cucumber Lemon Salad

This simple, quick, and delicious salad from Heather Caplan, registered dietitian, is the perfect summer meal.  This simple strawberry salad contains a mere four ingredients and can easily be made on the fly or in bulk for fridge-keeping and snacking. Even after 9 months in this

Win FREE passes to the Sat Nam Yoga Fest

    Our friends at Sat Nam Yoga are giving away 2 FREE passes to their Yoga Fest on June 24th. Enter today through June 15th to win! Just fill out the form below. Enter more than once (every day if you wish) to increase

Quinoa with a Pesto Twist

    Submitted by: Vishnu (Antonio Aragona) This is a good late spring and early summer ayurvedic recipe. Light, nourishing, and balancing. Flavorful too! Green is good for the blood and liver as it is alkalizing and nourishing for the body. Having easy dishes to

Spiritual Bypass

by Angela Blueskies In a recent conversation, I was surprised to hear a woman who considers herself a new-age spiritual teacher say something like, “with enlightenment, we don’t have to care about the worldly stuff anymore.”  I noted a distinct air of superiority in her