Author Archive for: Erica Kaufman

Energy pathways through Asanas

“The amount of energy awakened through the asana is in direct correlation to the amount of extension the practitioner engages into the root, through the energy line and out through the expression points.” ~Erica “As we move through time/space with particular qualities of energy, we set currents in motion, not only as liquid waves arcing beyond the moment we set

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Metaphysical Kayaking with Lila Yoga

I’ve been kayaking in my practice lately. Enjoying going into the unknown with all the glory of an empowered calm—through uncharted journeys, white water rapids into the depth of still waters—I am at one with the flow, expanding beyond borders, into the energy that I am .  In retrospect, I am forever awed by it all, and when in it,

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Thoughts on Meditation

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline. There is a broad variety of schools, practices and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism. The origins of Yoga The origins of Yoga have been speculated to date back to pre-Vedic Indian traditions, but most likely developed around the sixth and fifth centuries BCE, in ancient India’s ascetic circles, which are also

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April 2015: Renewal

Spring!!! Can you feel an exuberant birth of wondrous joy rise?! (allergies too:) And with longer daylight hours are you noticing extra energy? Our moods and energy quality and quantity levels are directly related to the climate, atmospheric pressure, and seasons. It’s so wild how us humans like to think of ourselves is separate from our habitat. The truth is

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