From the Heart

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.

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Andrea Foster
Breath and a Smile: Tirza's Yoga Journey

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.

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Andrea Foster
What's the Good Word?

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 ...

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Andrea Foster
Our Holiday Wish for You

“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.”

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Andrea Foster
What is Ayurvedic Yoga?

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.

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Andrea Foster