• Inner work, Gong Master Trinity Devi, Inspiration, Awareness
    Gong Avatar Academy,  Inspiration

    Blossoming

    May is here and it begun with a beautiful new moon in Taurus. Grounding, sensual, and also demanding… Demanding us to become clear about what we really give value to. Demanding us to do the inner work and make sure we are in alignment with these values.  How committed are we to that which we say we value? That is the interesting thing about commitment… we tend to think of it as a fixed state… we tend to think that is enough to say that we are committed… but the steadiness of our commitment is in the willingness to commit again and again and again… at each breath… At each…

  • Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Miami, Cloves, Spices, Benefits, Yoga, Good Nutrition
    Ayurveda

    What is in your masala box? Cloves

    Ayurveda says that food is medicine and food should never be bland. Many of the spices found in our home kitchen are known in Ayurveda to have many health benefits, and add great flavor to our cooking. This post is part of a series of posts called “What is in your masala box?” Which is the same to say what is in your spice cabinet. Let’s take a look at these amazing gifts from nature and get more inspired to use them in our daily cooking.   CLOVES Cloves are the dried flower buds of an evergreen tree. They are very aromatic with a spicy and slightly bitter taste with…

  • Kundalini Yoga Sadhana
    Gong Avatar Academy,  Inspiration,  Kundalini Yoga

    Sadhana: the creative flow

    Yoga Practice is Sadhana. Sadhana means a daily spiritual practice, a daily commitment we make towards our own evolution. We are all committed to something. Consciously or unconsciously we function through certain internal commitments/beliefs. We vibrate specific frequencies which set the tone for the habits/patterns we carry. If we are not consciously creating and nursing creative patterns/habits in our lives, than we are unconsciously falling into destructive patterns. It is easier to fall into unconsciousness and stay in our destructive patterns, that’s why Sadhana becomes challenging. To move into creativity and evolution we must awaken and our actions must come from conscious awareness. When Sadhana is practiced form a mind…

  • Kundalini Yoga

    (VIDEO) Kundalini Yoga Basics: Long Deep Breathing

    This is the first of a series of posts dedicated to explaining some of the basics of the practice of Kundalini Yoga. Long Deep Breathing also called Yogic Breath is the basic breath pattern used in Kundalini Yoga. Although basic, it is not necessarily easy as many beginning students have incorrect breathing habits and find difficulty reverting what we call “paradoxical breathing”. The breath is key to the yoga practice, without proper application of breath the yoga practice will not have its holistic effect. Learning to breathe long and deep is the number one step to unleash the benefits of the practice. Long Deep Breathing activates the parasympathetic nervous system,…