The first reaction that I get every time I begin a first-time clients session on the phone is “After filling out the forms, I didn’t know that Integrative Yoga therapy actually encompasses so many different areas!”
Literally, what I hear every single time.
Given that the field of Integrative Yoga Therapy is relatively new, and not so readily available everywhere yet, I thought I would share what an actual Integrative Yoga Therapy session with me would look like or may look like with other integrative yoga therapist.
Many people don’t even know what integrative yoga therapy is, or know what to expect when they are brave enough to try it, or what questions to ask so the integrative yoga therapist can help them.
Part of the reason is that, what people view as Yoga is what they see, and what they see is people doing crazy postures and physical thingsand the first thing that I hear is,
“I can’t do that”
“I’m not flexible”
“I’m can’t bend my body like that”
“I would break if I did yoga”
Yoga actually means the union of the mind, body, and the soul. Read More
The true meaning of “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me” some say is in fact, referring to the ‘walking’ through of the birth canal.
This is a reason why people have previously said that everyone knows God, they are not wrong (even for unbelievers), for without Him, one could not have come into this life, or kept a mother living to care for you and look after you thereafter - which again is another miracle in its own right.
Who knows why some babies and some mammas don’t make it, that is truly a mystery left for us to uncover, for a much later, or if ever, time. There are accidents that happen, however, but the giving as well as taking of life, I believe, is wholly in the hands of God - as other things are of course too, but never more so than birth and death.
What I hope this knowledge would help you is to let you know that you can wholeheartedly and entirely rely on the infinite, merciful, comforting God during the birthing process. Read More
The Vagina is the receptacle, the organ of receiving. Receiving is a highly feminine quality, it is biologically, physically structured to receive another organ. The quality of receiving is also one that symbolizes how we are as receptacles to God, the reverse is not true – we have nothing to give the Divine in return that It already doesn’t have, which is why this quality above many others is important in the path to spirituality because we must be willing to receive divine inspiration. Women are naturally better receivers than men, both biologically, but also with emotional, mental and spiritual insights, which make it easier for women to relate to God – though the quality of receiving has to be developed in both sexes, ultimately the soul we know, has no gender, men likewise need to develop the virtue of receptivity to connect with our collective Creator.
Base Don Louse Hay’s directory, problems like vagintitis can occur when you are experiencing anger at a sexual partner, feeling sexual guilt, or having feelings of punishing the self. Also similar to when you have a urine infection, you are literally ‘pissed off’ from your partner. Of course in these circumstances you should not deny medical attention, as there are biological reasons for it too. However, most diseases are embedded in the mental layer of the body, the 3rdKosha (5 koshas include: physical, energetic, mental/emotion, witness and bliss bodies), which is where the root cause of all disease stems from. Therefore, as important as it is that you deal with it medically, in the first layer of the body, the physical, it is likewise important to understand what your emotional and mental wellbeing is trying to tell you. For instance, what opportunity of insight can you gain from this misalignment, about your self, about your mate, about the timing of an intimate relationship etc? These are all questions, you can directly discuss with your vagina, and just hear it out and see what it says. Read More
Vijanamayakosha – The Witness Body
The witness body is also invisible to the naked eye, and is the part of yourself that is pure consciousness, this is the seat of wisdom. This is the part of your body that recognizes that you see a cup, and you are not a cup, or more relevant to our topic of couple ship, ‘I realize that she/he is having an angry emotion, yet I distinguish also that she/he is not a angry being/person.’
The recognition of what is temporary and what is permanent. Read More
Mano-maya Kosha - The Mental/Emotional Body
The mental emotional body is like the energy body in that it is also invisible ‘naked to the eye’ but is quite real / felt, am I right? Whether you want to categorize this as an entire layer of the human body, or a subgroup of collected emotions like love, compassion, gratitude, anger, jealousy, fear, they can easily be felt by the average joe and you instantly know what I’m talking about – no mystery here, especially if your relationship is based on that whole la passion~ Now, just how real do emotions get in your body?
Where attention goes, energy flows. Read More