Category Archives: Meditation

Mantra Experience

My journal with mantra repetition started many years ago and I had a wonderful experience even though I didn’t have any clue what mantra was. Back them I thought it was a type of brainwash, prayer or cult. I was curious about the practice so I gave a shot and soon enough I understood it…
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The Sunshine of your Heart

https://youtu.be/tceiKraaoYo Life is an unknown adventure. I have been dancing and teaching dance for 30 years, practicing Bhakti yoga for 20 years, and Hatha Yoga for 10. It has been an incredible path of self-discovering and healing for me all together. I was always very attracted to Mantra meditation and Kirtan, and it became one…
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The Sacred Syllable OM

By Brittany Martinez, LTY 200 Hour trainee/2017 The Scared Syllable OM goes way back past the early times of Sanskrit. It is said that reciting this vibrational sounds is the process of emergence from the unconscious realty to the diverse empirical world. Mantra-Yoga-Samhita explains this as, “Where an effect is experiences, there also is some…
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Meditation – Calmness and Awareness

The So Hum meditation is a simple but powerful technique that uses the breath and the repetition of a mantra to calm the mind and relax the body. This meditation will help you move beyond your mind’s worries to the peace of present moment. So means I am and Hum means that.  So hum, I am that, that…
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Meditation

By Nulise Santana, LTY 300 Hour trainee/2016 We all have a little voice in our heads that is constantly commenting, agreeing, disagreeing from the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep. And, it's not always the most positive and friendly! Meditation helps to observe that little voice and all the thoughts flowing…
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Meditation and Controlling the Restless Mind

By Carolita Hernandez, LTY trainee/2016 A beginner's journey into finding stillness in a windstorm Developing a sound meditation practice has been at the top of my "to do" list for a while.  At different points of my life I have attempted to nudge myself into a regular habit of meditation, knowing good and well that I would…
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Be the change you wish to see in the world

Namaste The first of the Yamas (Ethical Disciplines) is called Ahimsa, which means “non-harming”. It is the most fundamental of all the yamas, as it refers to the relationship with all beings in this world and ourselves, to be harmless and good to others is the best path towards unity and ultimate transcendence of the…
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Breathing Exercises

    I am beginning to learn to really breathe, a lot of us might not know that we don’t really breathe to our fullest potential. Pranayama ( breathing exercises) are great to practice as there are so many benefits, mentally, physically and health wise. The 3 part breathing specifically (starting with the tummy, to…
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Chakra Meditation

Chakras are centers within our energy field where Life Force flows into and out of our being, on the levels of form. As we focus on the light within us we naturally relief what stands in the way of our experience of Light, Love, and Wellbeing. Blocked energy in our 7 Chakras can often lead…
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Playa Hermosa

Hermosa, which means "beautiful" in Spanish, is an aptly named gray-sand beach that perches between two mountains. In fact there are two Playa Hermosas, the other being in the Central Pacific Coast near Jaco. Reconnect and Renew with Joy!!! Experience beautiful sunsets, delicious vegan fresh, vegan food and yoga with Radha & Benjamin's Costa Rica Yoga…
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