Archive for 'Spiritual Yoga'
Posted on 31. Dec, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
In my surfing the web for interesting information I couldn’t resist clicking on the heading, “spiritual gangster”. Is there such a creature? Yes, the company touts the philosophy that some people want a “balance between the ancient practice of yoga and our modern world”. The store are quite numerous not just in the US and […]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
We must be getting increasingly stressed out as a species judging by the number and popularity of retreat locations and venues for them. Here is a website, http://spiritualretreats.com that is actually an association of spiritual retreats and has divided them up into categories – 26 categories actually under the 3 main headings of spiritual holidays, […]
Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
For those of you familiar with this website you might know that one of the regular listings under the heading, “Mystical/Spiritual Tours and Retreats” is Journeys of the Spirit. Sheri Rosenthal, a former doctor who was wealthy but not happy, found her focus in life through a spiritual direction and through journeys to sacred sites. She continues […]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
I have featured other travel sites in past months that feature places to go off the usual tourist destinations. Here is another group that offers some trips to unusual places as well as some to more common locations. For example, Spiritual Quest Journeys presently has trips scheduled to Namibia (Desert Sands and Crystal Journey), Zambia […]
Posted on 14. Apr, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
Some of my readers will know that I like to feature retreats that are off the tourist trail in remote or less-frequented places. However, you don’t have to go half-way around the world to find such places. Here is a retreat center near Loveland, Ohio about 20 miles away from Cincinnati called Grailville. It advertises, […]
Posted on 12. Feb, 2013 by Vicki Starfire.
The Spirit Quest Tours staff have done it again and now they are taking a group to Bali June 22-28, 2013. The trip is called Eat, Pray, Love Bali after the book and movie by the same name. The itinerary sounds heavenly – massages, great restaurants, well here it is: •Visit with Ketut Liyer, Elizabeth […]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
Last month I promised to post more retreats in warm weather locales. Here’s a marvelous one with yoga, kirtans (chanting) and the blissful beaches of the Bahamas. Shivananda Ashram has ongoing programs and also “vacation packages” to fit your schedule. Some of the upcoming courses include: advaced asana course, yoga for mood management, cardiac yoga […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
Here’s a gem of a destination location in Northern California near Clear Lake and about 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. It’s touted to be “the closest thing we have to a Japanese onsen” with its hot springs and charming turn of the century décor. Here is part of the description of the services offered. […]
Posted on 18. Jun, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
It’s been a countless years now since yoga was only practiced and taught in India under the careful supervision of a master. Today yoga classes might be found at the sports center, the community center, even someone’s home. Some people feel it has lost its spiritual essence and become simply a stretching exercise class. In […]
Posted on 11. May, 2012 by Vicki Starfire.
Here is an article written by Katherine Rossman in The Wall Street Journal (“Arts and Entertainment” section) about the famous spiritual leader, Deepak Chopra who allowed Katherine to practice yoga with him and his yoga instructor, Tara Styles, founder of Strala Yoga. He practices every day for 45 minutes in his New York apartment when […]