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Tai Chi for Body and Mind: A Simple Guide to an Enigmatic Practice

The ancient Chinese martial art known astai chi chuan (also spelled taijiquan) is currently experiencing a renaissance as people search for fitness alternatives that can heal both body and mind. Tai chiis a low-impact movement art form that has always been popular with ...

The Sound of Mantra

The sound of a mantra can lift a person to higher levels of self-understanding. It can bring transformation while imbuing power and strength. Mantras are repetitive and rhythmic phrases that reach deep into the core of the unconscious mind to bring wholeness to ...

Wellness Checklist: Staying Vibrant At Every Age

The media barrages women with message after message about how to remain vibrant and healthy as they age. Often this advice is touted as “natural” and “organic,” even though it’s clear that the often-costly treatments are neither. Yes, we all age, but we can age with ...

Have You Heard? Sound Healing Tunes Up Body, Mind and Soul

When a woman of the Himba tribe in Africa decides she wants to have a baby, she steals away to a solitary spot and listens for the song of the child that wants to be born to her. She teaches the song to her husband, and then they sing it as they try to conceive. Throughout ...

Good Vibrations: Healing Power of Tibetan Singing Bowls

Sound has been used as a tool to promote healing and meditation for millennia. Tibetan singing bowls have existed for more than 5000 years. When these bowls are scraped, shaken or struck, they produce sound through vibration. Singing bowls come in a broad array of ...

Spirit Festival Immersion on the Connecticut River

From September 13 through 15, Hartford, Connecticut’s riverfront will be the site of a brand new experience: Spirit Festival, a three-day immersive event celebrating yoga, wellness, music and dance. Participants are invited to unite at the soul level with others who share ...