"Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself."
~Paramahansa Yogananda
Breathing Techniques to Reduce Stress and Aid in Recovery

From the moment we're born, we breathe- taking in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide through the process of respiration. In general, breathing is a simple, automatic-yet vital function of our nervous systems, and does not require our attention. In healthy individuals, whether we are awake or asleep, areas deep in the brain align the breath with our activities and oxygen requirements without our intervention.     Read More. 
VIDEO: Chair Yoga Sequence with Laurin - Chopra Certified Educator
The Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

Traditionally, yoga poses or "asanas", were developed and practiced in India to help the body and mind develop flexibility during long hours of meditation. What many people don't know, however, is that yoga is about much more than physical fitness alone. It is a holistic system with the physical component of asanas only forming one out of eight limbs of a complete yoga practice.      Read More.

June 2015 

Seduction of Spirit
The Chopra Center
Omni La Costa Resort  Carlsbad, CA


August 6-9, 2015
Journey Into Healing
The Chopra Center
Omni La Costa Resort  Carlsbad, CA



My time at the center has been transformational. I came here lost and the program provided me with the support and tools to overcome my inner turmoil. If you are focused and are determined to get better this is the place to be. It's a beautiful center with beautiful people who are all only concerned about your well being. I am leaving the center a changed man.


Varun - USA


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The United Nations declared June 21st 'International Yoga Day'; a landslide victory for India at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) back in September 2014. This victory came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the world community to celebrate yoga at the international level. In his maiden speech at the UNGA he said, "yoga is an invaluable gift of our ancient tradition. It is not about exercise, it's a path through which an individual can discover his sense of oneness with nature. It embodies unity, unity of the mind and the body, thought and action, restraint and fulfillment. On the whole, it's a holistic approach to health and well being."

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