PRAJNA YOGA

Blog

Inspirational, informative and thought provoking, our blog includes daily practices, yoga techniques, recipes and reflections on current and ancient trends in yoga.

 

Recommended Documentary of the Month

Surya and I just watched the Aug 9, 2022 Frontline special ‘Afghanistan Undercover’,  a PBS documentary directed by the amazing Iranian journalist Ramita Navai. After the U.S exited the country one year ago, the Taliban in Afghanistan have pulled the human rights rug right out from underneath women in that society. It reveals just how devastating and exploitive fundamentalist religion can be and, when mixed with male domination, leaves women vulnerable to neglect and abuse.

Read More

 

Caring for an Aging Loved One

Following my last entry in which I shared some reflections of my time with my 88 year old mother who suffers from dementiaI was pleased to hear back from some of you who shared your experiences attending to an aged parent. There are just so many trials and tribulations in witnessing the deterioration of the body-mind of someone we cherish.

Read More

 

The Brain, Dementia and Yoga

I recall Iyengar once said, “the brain is the most difficult organ to adjust”. I am staying with my 88 year old mother who suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia and this is apparent. After 45 years of yoga, my mother Susan’s body is healthy and stable but she cannot remember a thing

Read More

 

Happy Interdependence Day

July 4th in the U.S.A is about baseball and Bruce Springsteen, the red glare of fireworks in the night time sky, and frankfurters on the grill (Beyond Meat, of course). On this “independence” day we realize that in truth, citizens of the globe are not separate but interwoven, not isolated …

Read More

 

At Great Odds

What is your tolerance for the dumbfounding and the unpredictable? I hope it is not too low, for the world today is full of wind storms, fluctuating markets, hackers and trolls. Someone recently said that on the time line of maturation, humanity is still in its adolescence.With brains not fully developed, people are erratic and do things without thinking at all.

Read More

 

The Right to Live. The Right to Die.

The discord around Roe v. Wade in America begs the real question when does life really begin? And the corollary question, raised in the debate around euthanasia, when and how should life end? And what choice does a citizen of the republic have to determine his or her own destiny?

Read More

 

Raise Your Voice

Raise Your Voice In light of recent news surrounding the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade, we have pulled together a list of ways you can contribute to change the course for women’s rights and raise your voice to amplify the need for medical and human rights for women in …

Read More

 

Women Making History

In honor of Women’s History Month, we spotlight women that paved the path, women breaking barriers today, and the young minds forging thru outdated narratives to build a better future for us all. Below is a short list of notable women that have shifted the story for us all. Breaking …

Read More

 

Black History: More Than a Month

Black History: More Than a Month In the US and in Canada, the month of February is observed dedicated to acknowledging the achievements of Black individuals and groups throughout our history. Here at Prajna Yoga, we feel that Black History is more than a month. It is an integral part …

Read More
Development
North Star Sites