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Talks / Meditation
Om Where You Roam: Meditation Tips for Travel
When we travel, the peace and nourishment flowing from meditation can help us stay grounded and energized—but the changes to our environment and schedule can pose a challenge to maintaining our practice routine. What’s a traveling yogi to do? In this short talk, Luke Ketterhagen shares simple yet effective ways to take your meditation on the go, so that you can find home deep within yourself—wherever you roam. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Talks / Sacred Texts
Shakti’s Three Cities
As we face the challenges of daily life, we may start believing that we are weak and helpless. Yet the sages insist on the exact opposite: our power and brilliance is absolutely unlimited. How do we shake off the self-imposed fetters and unfold our full potential? In this video, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait explores the method expounded in the tantric source text Tripura Rahasya—discovering the threefold nature of our existence, tapping into the infinite reservoir of shakti (power), and connecting with the eternal witness within. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Sleep Versus Rest
Are we resting while we sleep? According to Dr. Theresa Oswald, not necessarily. In this video, she points out factors that commonly compromise the quality of sleep, while suggesting ways to rest during waking hours. Learn how small changes can bring about big transformations in your vitality, performance, and psychological well-being. Format: Video with audio download Length: 12 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Wisdom
Pilgrimage: Stories of Self-Transformation
Why leave our comfort zone to embark on a pilgrimage? Pulling from his own experience in the holy city of Varanasi, Luke Ketterhagen explains how stepping out into the unknown invites the playful guidance of the divine and sets the stage for true self-transformation. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Talks / Meditation
How Meditation Builds Resilience
What if you could learn to manage stress simply by shifting your perspective? Bill Ryan explains how our worldview informs our reactions to perceived threats and dangers in our life. He then shares some good news: by transforming our mind and nervous system through meditation, we can take charge of our essential outlook to lead a less stressful, more fulfilling life. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Bill Ryan, PhD
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Talks / Holistic Health
Triphala for Balance & Health Maintenance
Triphala, an herbal supplement that translates as “three fruits,” is an ayurvedic health powerhouse. In fact, Dr. Carrie Demers prescribes it for all body types and constitutions as a natural digestive aid. Watch this video to learn how triphala’s cleansing and nourishing properties can help you balance your doshas (elemental energies) and maintain harmonious health! Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Carrie Demers, MD
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Talks / Ayurveda
Sleep Support for Kapha
Sleep usually comes easily for people with a dominant kapha dosha—earth-like tendencies—because of kapha’s grounding and stable qualities. In this video, Kathryn Templeton explains how excess kapha can cause stagnation that affects our sleep cycle. Learn secrets from ayurvedic medicine for counterbalancing the kaphic lethargy that can weigh you down, and discover refreshing sleep that leaves you feeling energized. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Kathryn Templeton
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Talks / Holistic Health
Yoga for Medical Professionals
Incorporating yoga into treatment plans can provide a healing prescription for many patients. In this short video aimed at caregivers in the medical setting, Dr. Theresa Oswald offers advice drawn from her own experience as a doctor and a yoga practitioner on how to best include the benefits of yoga in a health care practice. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Yoga Practice
The Traveling Yogi: Tips to Maintain Your Practice
Traveling is a reality of life for many people, often bringing hours of sitting in uncomfortable seats, time changes, and unfamiliar surroundings that put stress on the body. Even under such conditions, we can maintain our physical and mental health by turning to our yoga practice. Luke Ketterhagen offers practical and creative ways—using asana, breathing, and relaxation—to build a sustainable, travel-friendly wellness program. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Talks / Holistic Health
Vitamin D and Chronic Pain
The sun is a powerful source of vitamin D, an essential chemical needed for our body to function. Unfortunately many people today experience low vitamin D levels—a deficiency that tends to be worse in those who suffer from chronic pain. In this short video, Dr. Theresa Oswald shares her advice for getting the vitamin D level you need to stay healthy. Discover the different sources of vitamin D and learn about the factors that affect your ability to absorb this important nutrient. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Theresa Oswald, MD
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Talks / Ayurveda
Sleep Support for Pitta
Ayurveda teaches us that people with excess amounts of pitta dosha—a combination of fire and water elements—can experience an imbalance of heat in the body. This heat can cause inflammation, adrenal fatigue, digestive problems, and disturb the cycle of sleep. For anyone experiencing pitta-related sleep issues, Kathryn Templeton suggests nourishing ayurvedic techniques to help you cool down, so that you can get a soothing and rejuvenating night’s rest. Format: Video with audio download Length: 11 mins
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Kathryn Templeton
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Talks / Wisdom
Using Tapas to Find Balance in Family Life
How can the application of tapas (effort that creates inner radiance) help us find balance in our family life? Tapas, the third niyama (observance) in the Yoga Sutra, asks us to practice self-discipline and self-care, so that we can fully meet our family obligations. Drawing from his experience as a yogi and father, Luke Ketterhagen shares tips for staying present and engaged in our most meaningful relationships. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 min
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Luke Ketterhagen