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Earlybird Sign-up Ends Jan. 31st! The Two Hats Mastermind Group for Wellness Practitioners is here :)

Hey Folks,

The Two Hats Mastermind Group for Wellness Practitioners is here :)



February 7th, 2014

10:00am - 2:30pm

FREE Half Day Introduction

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Added by John Van Dinther on January 28, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Shoot and Produce Your Own Promotional Video (On Your Apple Laptop)

Workshop: Create a professional video for your business!

Click for details: http://goo.gl/zSyfHi

Register here: http://goo.gl/2Ge3ur

Call for info: (415)…

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Added by John Van Dinther on November 21, 2013 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Primal Core Yoga Bootcamp ** Finish Strong** Times/Dates/Details

**Finish Strong**
If you had great intentions at the start of the year, but let them slide at some point or you want to get a jump on your New Year vitality, energy and happiness regimen, then this is for YOU!…
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Added by Rosy Moon Schlussel on November 20, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Primal Core Yoga Bootcamp ** Finish Strong**

Added by Rosy Moon Schlussel on November 20, 2013 at 11:58am — No Comments

Yoga and Tantra teacher Psalm Isadora visits the Bay

~Psalm Isadora~ 
Tantra: The Art of Loving
A weekend of teachings from inspirational speaker, author, Yoga and Tantra teacher Psalm Isadora.…
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Added by Rosy Moon Schlussel on November 20, 2013 at 11:54am — No Comments

Anuloma Viloma practice with Dr. Nalini Sahay - part 1 and 2



After a small story about awareness, Dr. Nalini Sahay leads you to a practice

called Anuloma Viloma. To benefit optimally bring all your awareness and attention

to this practice.…





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Added by Sukadev Bretz on June 28, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Discovering Svarupa - your own true form

Experiencing Svarupa, the Sanskrit word which can be defined as “one’s own true form”, “the transcendental form”, “the real identity”, is at core of this three day all inclusive retreat.

Through yoga practice, ritual and contemplation in beautiful nature, nurturing expressive arts experiences and heart connecting group exercises, you will be guided to experiencing your true form, as you nourish your essential nature and reconnect with the true shape of your…

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Added by David Schlussel on March 4, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Karma, Samskara, Potholes and the Splits

Yoga and several other eastern philosophies are built around the concept of the wheel of karma and samskara.

Karma is action.  Samskara is the imprint of the action: the unresolvedness of the action.

 

POTHOLES, a metaphor

Where I grew up there were still a few dirt roads left.  I'd often see in these dirt roads these strings of potholes, decreasing in size.  As I looked at them I deduced which was the initial pothole, the first and largest - it's cause unknown,…

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Added by David Schlussel on November 18, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

yoga & emotions

Leaving class the other day I overheard something both beautiful and curious. A student who was leaving the class I just taught said to someone who hadn't, something like "I want to go home and have a good cry."  The other person (I'll call them "Chris") said "I know, I always feel like that after his class, that's why i stopped going."

 

I posted this as my FB status and got a lot of interesting responses, which has had me sit down and think about it.  These are my thoughts,…

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Added by David Schlussel on October 5, 2011 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Introduction to Interchange Tonight Monday (9/12/2011)

An introduction will be led by Steve Bearman, PhD, the founder and facilitator of Interchange this Monday (September 12th) at 7pm. The evening will be a gathering of people getting to know each other and learning about Interchange. It will also be a chance for us to meet and chat if I haven’t seen you in a while, it'll be awesome :)



Details:

September 12th (Monday) 7pm

1808 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94703 (map)

cell: (415)…

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Added by John Van Dinther on September 12, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments

What is Spirituality?

I've been meeting with a group called the Center for World Spirituality.  
What's exciting to me about them is that they seem to be creating a place for Spirituality to blossom independent of religion. For people to foster their connection to spirit rather than their connection to a place or system of worship.
Which has me question what spirit actually is.  So I call on some powerful teachings...
Yoga is not a religion, a belief…
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Added by David Schlussel on June 1, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

Yoga and the Art of the Nearly Impossible

I sometimes think of yoga as the practice of exploring the nearly impossible.  



All these crazy postures: they seem impossible, but someone has achieved them, so that means they actually ARE possible.   One of my first big conceptual breakthroughs in my yoga practice was replacing "can't" with "haven't" when referring to my abilities both on and off the mat.  "Can't" means to me that it is outside of my abilities, now and forevermore.  "Haven't" implies that it just hasn't happened… Continue

Added by David Schlussel on April 26, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Meher Baba is God in human form (revised post)

Hi, Meher Baba has helped me more than words can tell and I believe what he says with all of my heart, so I want to spread his message of love and truth as much as possible. Meher Baba dictated that "Now is the time for all to understand that I am God in human form" and that his Universal Message should be spread "far and wide" and given "to all, irrespective of whether one believes in me or not". It is copyrighted © by the Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust (…

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Added by Stephen Church on February 25, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Meher Baba declared, "I am God in Human Form"

Hi, Meher Baba has helped me more than words can tell and I believe what he says with all of my heart, so I want to spread his message of love and truth as much as possible. Meher Baba dictated that "Now is the time for all to understand that I am God in human form" and that his Universal Message should be spread "far and wide" and given "to all, irrespective of whether one believes in me or not". It is copyrighted © by the Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust (…

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Added by Stephen Church on February 25, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Identity Yoga

"Passionate self-study through surrender to your Powerful Self is the activity of yoga"
- Patanjali, Yoga Sutra II-1…
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Added by David Schlussel on August 5, 2010 at 12:12am — No Comments

The Whole You

I'll hold up a mirror

Some things you'll like

Some things you won't

It's all you

as you are

right now.



You weren't always this way

You won't always be this way.

This is how you are

Right now.



I want you

to notice all the places

you turn away from,

and to love all the places

you've come to hate.



I want you

to connect to…
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Added by David Schlussel on February 18, 2010 at 10:53pm — No Comments

I Don't Want to Feel This Any More!

MY garage is full of things that either don't belong in the main space of the house, or that I don't use very often: Clothes that are too big for my kids, camping equipment, an old stereo I'm keeping for backup, out of season clothes, [kids clothyou get the idea. Sometimes when I go to put things there the shelves are full, but I don't have time to rearrange things, and I put things on the floor until I have a chance to clean the garage.



Every so often I go down there and spend a day… Continue

Added by David Schlussel on November 16, 2009 at 9:24pm — 2 Comments

Here for the real you.

I will be sharing this quote with you all this evening:



Bless us with your honest beauty and ugly glory.We're not here for fakes. We're here for the real you. So, let 'er rip. Wide open. Wider still. Because if you never let yourself fly free, messy and raw and real, you're withholding sustenance from the universe. Yes, sustenance. You. Believe it or not, the universe gets off on you. No matter what you're doing or not doing. If you're holding tight, not being you, keeping yourself… Continue

Added by Rosy Moon Schlussel on August 6, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fear of Safety and Bliss

I took a training this past weekend for workshop leaders to improve the workshops and retreats I'm leading, and during the intensive weekend, when we were talking about marketing, he asked what people get from my workshop, and I shared in front of the group that it was about intimacy, and he said vehemently that NOBODY WANTS THAT.



I couldn't believe my ears. Doesn't everyone want intimacy? Yes, of course they do, on the inside, but most people associate intimacy and vulnerability… Continue

Added by David Schlussel on July 24, 2009 at 11:15am — 2 Comments

Sparks

First, allow the yoga to still the body and the mind, to open you to receiving. Then, be circled, or support another through their Journey. Witness the magic of circling that gives people their spark back. It is like the broom that uncovers the damp, decaying bits that have been preventing the spark from igniting into a fire. Everyone has a spark. Some have lost the flame. Some have flames that have dimmed. Sometimes, the flame need a little extra kindle to be ignited. Sometimes, the embers… Continue

Added by Donna on June 22, 2009 at 6:12pm — 2 Comments

Forum

What are you holding and protecting that cannot be protected, and cannot be broken? 2 Replies

Started by David Schlussel. Last reply by David Schlussel May 20, 2010.

Spiritual hunger versus fear of running into spiritual baloney 2 Replies

Started by David Schlussel. Last reply by Kjer Sahl Jan 7, 2010.

How to start a new discussion 4 Replies

Started by David Schlussel. Last reply by David Schlussel Jan 6, 2010.

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