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Health, Wellness, Art, Music, Dancing, and most important COMMUNITY  My experience at the LEAF festival

Health, Wellness, Art, Music, Dancing, and most important COMMUNITY My experience at the LEAF festival

At our most recent festival we attended LEAF (Lake Eden Arts Festival) where we were able to meet many new people and reconnect with old friends. We were situated in between the Earth and Sky tent. We were able to witness the many talents of the local health and wellness field. With the endless amounts of activity at this festival including fire dancers, continuous live music, educational workshops, art, and socializing we were touched at how many people stopped by our booth and attended our workshop.

The World’s Most Nutrient Rich Foods

The World’s Most Nutrient Rich Foods

The standard American diet—the SAD diet—is not fulfilling our nutritional needs. It is making us fat, sick and, yes, you got it, nearly dead. And sometimes completely dead—of diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, the three main common causes of death today.

“Downsize Me!”—The Secret to a Slimmer, Healthier Body.

“Downsize Me!”—The Secret to a Slimmer, Healthier Body.

Eat food, mostly plants, not too much. When I first ran across this little conceptual gem, I was struck not only by how simple it was, how it summed up a whole philosophy in seven short words, but also how old it was: In the yoga tradition, this same insight has been taught for thousands of years.

Meditation Enhances Brain Function & Grey Matter

Meditation Enhances Brain Function & Grey Matter

A review of neuroscience studies of meditation reveals the positive effects of meditation on brain activity and structure. This research shows short term and long term improvement in brain functions related to attention, regulation of emotions and increases in grey matter.

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Dr. Sid Jordan is director of the Prama Institute where he teaches yoga psychology and spiritual practices.  At the Prama Wellness Center he offers yoga therapy and stress management to individuals and groups.

Ramesh Bjonnes is a writer, yogi and workshop leader. He lived in India and Nepal in the 1980s learning directly from the traditional teachers of yoga and Tantra. He has taught workshops in many countries and is the author of Sacred Body, Sacred Spirit (InnerWorld) and Tantra: The Yoga of Love and Awakening (Hay House India). He lives and practices in an eco-village in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.

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