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Mason Bees R Us! by Kelly Maier

The KYH is part of a growing community in Kelowna, contributing to the ecological health of our environment by helping conserve pollinators of every stripe.     Last year our gardeners erected a Mason bee house on the north fence...

Reclaiming PRANA by Phofi McCullough

PRANA is kidnapped! Prana, the cosmic energy that makes the world go around, the breath of life of all beings in the universe is kidnapped. COVID-19 is the culprit! Literally, COVID-19 has sucked the breath of life out of the world and out...

Warriors in Demand by Phofi McCullough

Do you understand? We are in the middle of an epic battle, a battle of Mahabarata caliber! The whole world fights. All around us there are dead bodies, wounded bodies, broken bodies,  One hears war cries, wailing, shouting, clashing of...

Dedicated Practice, Tapas by Melissa Perehudoff

Tapas is defined as sustained practice performed with passion, dedication and devotion (1).  It is one of the five niyamas or self-observances included in the second limb of yoga. All yoga students will attest that attending a yoga class...

A Letter from Pune by Laurie Longden

Warmest greetings from Pune! Our group of seven has now completed one month of classes at RIMYI (Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute).  Even Alex who had no prior yoga experience ventured into two upstairs Beginner classes per week...

Beginning Now - A sadhana reflection by Colleen Wilson

A reflection about the sadhana 'Strengthen Your Practice' by Colleen Wilson   “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Plato I have a confession. I’m a yoga-clock-watcher. Well, maybe...

On Guruji’s Centenary: A Ray of Light by Melissa Perehudoff

 “Come to class, I think you might like it”, said my friend Deborah, 27 years ago.  I was suffering from stress in a challenging career, loneliness in a new town and emotional instability that comes with confusion and...

A Great Soul: BKS Iyengar by Krisna Zawaduk

We all have our unique experience of BKS Iyengar. He did not know my name, or speak with me directly, though I am sure that he would have, had I the courage to approach him. We did exchange a “namaste” and mutual pranam on my first...

Digging Deeper into the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Melissa Perehudoff

I’ve returned from my fourth trip to Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India where I studied and practiced Iyengar yoga for one month.  Attending RIMYI is a true pilgrimage filled with many wonders, challenges and...

Diving into the Yoga Sutras by Melissa Perehudoff

You may have heard of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. You may be aware that this is the codification of the original teachings of Yoga by the ancient sage Patanjali. This original description of Yoga is thousands of years old and has been interpreted...
 

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