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The dhyana Center is a place for all people to heal, learn, and grow. We provide a community of support to empower individuals with knowledge, tools, and skills for their optimal well-being.
The dhyana Center has everything you need for a complete self care practice. Our Center includes: the Self Care Sanctuary where you can steam, sauna, and soak, the Treatment Center with massage and treatments to fit your needs, our Body Temple where we host yoga classes, education, and events, tasty herbal elixirs at our Apothecary Bar, and essential self care tools and products in our Store.
Become a member of the dhyana Center and enjoy unlimited access to the Self Care Sanctuary and discounts across the Center.
Read more for seasonal self care tips!
Look in any kitchen cabinet and it’s the spice you’re most likely to see -- especially if there are kids in the house. It’s the cornerstone of some of our most beloved baked goods. It enhances a cup of coffee but is said to ward off ants. It’s thought to reduce blood sugar and is an important tool for diabetics.
Cinnamon is the classic cold weather spice, though it’s favored year-round. Learn about its varieties and benefits.
The month of February, and the 14th in particular, is saturated with red and pink and fluff and chocolate and diamonds. And what of the heart? It’s red construction paper folded and carved, embellished with a doily. It’s glittered and blinged and calligraphied and inflated. But the actual heart and the seat of devotion and love bears consideration beyond the sweetness and passion attributed to Valentine’s Day.
You may be surprised at the ways to keep yourself in good health and balanced spirits through this time full of potential. Here are four wintertime myths and what to do instead.
We never really know where each life choice we make will lead us. We have to trust in our innate ability to know which direction to go from our body's knowledge, from the inspiration that comes to us from a place other than our brain and logical mind. Tirza Dawn, founding instructor of Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training, gives thanks she found yoga and meditation to guide her through the many stages of her life. Here’s her story of finding that guidance.
One tradition dhyana Center founder DeAnna Batdorff holds is the choice of a word that will thread through the warp of her year. A period of meditation precedes this choice so as to allow the right intention to shine through. And 2019’s word is ...
“There’s no denying, this was a big year. As I look back on it, I find that I’m astonished at how many things transpired within 365 days. I know many who are eager to put 2018 behind them with brighter possibilities in the future. I’m quite proud of all that the dhyana Center accomplished this year and I’m excited for what’s to come.”
In the West, we’re often exposed to yoga as a mode of exercise. But, to be on the path of Ayurveda and Yoga is to be in the wonder and beauty of all of life’s offerings.
It’s remarkable how quickly the holidays bubble forth. But what if there was a way to slow down the pace? One trick to ensure you feel good about your holidays and come away feeling accomplished, complete, and able to really enjoy your time with your family is to sit down and do a little advanced scheduling.
Taking charge of tending your own personal wellness ensures that it happens just the way you need it, not to mention the energetic boost that comes from getting something done that provides your body with love and attention. Self-care doesn’t have to take a lot of obscure equipment, but the just the right tool for the task can make all the difference.
As strange as it may sound, caring for yourself can be one of the most challenging aspects to daily living. But it’s a challenge worth taking on, and particularly this time of year.
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Membership is at the foundation of the dhyana Center. As a member, you can access all that the center has to offer - including discounted education, yoga classes, treatments, & products. Joining the dhyana Center community is a big step towards improving your health.