Lila Yoga Holistic Health: Shake the World by its Shoulders – Let’s All Be Gorgeous & Brilliant!
Lila is the divine manifestation of energy. It is within all of us. It is everything we do and are. Lila Is the larger rhythm of life beyond the immediacy of our situation or our limited view. As my beloved H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji of Parmarth Niketan Ashram says: “Whatever the divine wish, man proposes, God disposes. We are
OPEN LILA LOVE FEST~~~ Love, Peace, and Courage is needed in the world. Lila Yoga is offering an intention: a spontaneous LOVE FEST…without boarders!!! Yoga without boarders. Love without Boarders. Peace without Boarders. A virtual and real space/state-of-being for LOVE & PEACE. I invite each of us to allow the inner beauty, where hugs manifest into actions, a place where
While on a recent Lila Yoga teaching tour along the Bay of Bangal in India, Erica was interviewed by Abhijit Gangguly of Kolkata Konnector. He writes about interesting cultural news in the Kolkata area. He was drawn to the special way Lila Yoga awakens beautiful energy in our lives and in our yoga practice. Click here to read…Why practice yoga
I know how entangled our identity can get with our bodies. There’s so much suffering associated with confusing our bodies for who we are. There is also a bizarre social fusion that simultaneously objectifies the body, inviting us to idolize particular body shapes, AND on the other hand tells us to hide our bodies as though to apologize for our
“Whether teaching Lila Yoga or Contact Improvisation, I am offering, supporting, pushing, nudging, edging on, instigating, and wishing for A WAKE UP CALL INTO THE RICHNESS OF LIVING! Into a nourishing way of being… An invitation into living in a larger awakened state–a state of really listening, hearing, moving, engaging, being, and being fully present. Allowing your presence to sink
Simple Steps to Connect Your Mind to Heart Wisdom What is the mind? And where is it? Is it the brain? Brainstem? Central nervous system? Peripheral nervous system? All of these carry energy currents which don’t end at the nerve ending, but rather communicate onward receiving and giving messages. Our whole system is an incredible symphony that echoes our state
Peeking into ComPASSIONATE Awareness is part of a Lila Yoga project to bring the mindful qualities of yoga into people’s daily life. Here Yogini Erica Kaufman practices Lila Yoga Surya Namaskar, teaches pranayama, asana and mediation, and talks with people about health and life in Koyambedu Flower Market in Chennai, India.
I developed this simple meditation to help people experience a state of yoga—where the mind is clean and clear. The feedback has been remarkable. Visualizations like this tend to free us in a profound way and we actually experience limitless support as we sit. The tools of yoga are vast and highly useful. I grew up with yoga and am
Erica Kaufman recently returned from the International Yoga Festival in India. She talks about her trip, and then she and Brandi Rollins talk about bringing yoga practice from the mat into our daily lives.