Archives for yoga

Wild Orange Essential Oil

Aromatherapy Special For the whole month of January any shamanic healing or massage appointment includes a free aromatherapy add-on featuring Wild Orange essential oil and take-home jar of bath salts (Wild Thing: Wild Orange & Vanilla) hand-made with love by Dimitra where my studio space is on the avenue. This is an exclusive free add-on aromatherapy service to any wellness service at dimitraYOGA. Each month a new oil and take home essential oil experience will rotate. To take advantage of this exciting new wellness program, I encourage you to purchase a 5 or 10 pack of the healing modality you
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What is the meaning of yoga?

Yoga educates a person on a variety of topics – the 8 limbs, philosophy, spirituality, teaching lineages, etc.. Additionally, there are innumerable schools and traditions within the broader scope of yoga that continue to refine the wisdom tradition with literally each inhale. The minutiae can easily become overwhelming for new and experienced students alike. The purpose, though, a joie de vivra, becomes quite simple with consideration to the complexity of describing it. Yoga guides people on a journey intimately with their own souls. Destinations vary, but yoga is the universal language the describes how to get from here to there.
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Golden Butterfly Warrior

New Outer Medicine Wheel Journey  Sun 10/30 @ 5:00 PM CAMP Rehoboth 37 Baltimore Ave   Medicine Wheel Journey led by The Green Shaman Gather around the stone circle in sacred space to track your personal evolution during this shamanic healing circle. The path-working spiritual tools used in this journey aides meditation and other natural altered states of consciousness. Often, psychic and intuitive awareness is increased during this sacred ceremony. The symbolic nature of journeying on the medicine wheel can help you access progressively deeper levels of consciousness and awareness, unlocking key insights into your grande unfolding. After 3 consecutive
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The Healing Power of Sound

Mantra Meditation with Kirtan The healing power of sound is found in every denomination of spiritual practice. Singing, chanting, percussion and often dance are like balm for the soul. I have gone so far as to study why human beings clap their hands #applause But, that is a story for a different day. Roughly six months ago I went to my first kirtan, and immediately felt connected to the joy & love felt through the mantra meditation. I’ve started a song book recording mantras, teachings & other notes in reflection of kirtan. As a shaman, the use of drumming, rattling
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Learn the Secret to True Healing

  The urge to avoid pain is hard-wired in our biology. All forms of dis-ease, stress and imbalance are uncomfortable and painful to some degree. And, when we are going through it, the quest for relief is easily a top priority. From your social media, the 6 o’clock news, your buddies at the water cooler – everywhere you turn, the messages we get are rife with miracle cures, quick fixes and assurances of relief. How many times have you bought into the promise of relief only to be disappointed by yet another fad? All of these promises are limited because they miss a fundamental
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The Science of Breath

The Science of Breath Learn how to breathe properly, and change your life for the better! by Nate Metz The Green Shaman Practicing mindfulness of your breath is perhaps the simplest way to improve your quality of life. Your entire life, you breathe. It’s automatic, every moment of every day. It’s crucial to life. The brain stem monitors oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood, adjusting the depth and duration of each inhale/exhale cycle. But, have you ever considered paying attention to this life function? Why the breath? Mindfulness and exercises of the breath are called pranayama (translated: life-force
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Benefits of Deepening Your Yoga Practice

Benefits of Deepening Your Yoga Practice You know the feeling: you drop-in class, leave your hectic life at the door, do some really great work on the mat or hammock & relish all the goodness of your practice while resting in savasana, wondering “Why don’t I do this more often?” Leave all the regrets and guilt behind! Here is a list of just a few of the benefits I love about a regular yoga practice: The mind-body connection fostered in yoga boosts your immunity. The increase in blood flow circulation and strengthening the mula bandha increases sexual performance. Get a better night’s sleep by changing
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